The Jaxson

JEA is preparing to move its headquarters just a few blocks to the southwest in downtown Jacksonville.

But as The Jaxson’s Mike Field tells WJCT News Director Jessica Palombo in this week's segment, the slight move could have a big impact on walkability in the area.


With a less dramatic rumble than last summer's double cooling tower implosion, JEA and Florida Power & Light removed another piece of the St. Johns River Power Park off New Berlin Road on Friday.

Via Jacksonville Daily Record

Friday will mark the next big step in tearing down the St. Johns River Power Park, which is on New Berlin Road off Heckscher Drive.

Business Brief: Why Adams Street Prevailed As JEA's Choice For New Headquarters

Apr 4, 2019
Jacksonville Daily Record

Over the next 120 days, JEA will complete an agreement with Ryan Companies US Inc. to lease and build a new corporate headquarters in Downtown Jacksonville.

JEA's New Downtown Headquarters Will Be Near Duval Courthouse

Apr 2, 2019
Via Jacksonville Daily Record

JEA will remain in Downtown Jacksonville when it relocates to a new corporate headquarters.

Business Brief: JEA Reveals Financial Details Of 3 Proposals For New Headquarters

Mar 29, 2019
Via Jacksonville Daily Record

JEA received and published the best and final offers from the three development firms seeking to build the public utility’s new corporate headquarters.

Bill Bortzfield / WJCT News

Jacksonville’s public utility is rolling out a demand-based pricing pilot program this summer in an effort to reduce the load on the electric grid.


The federal government Friday promised another $3.7 billion in loan guarantees to help ensure the expansion of the Vogtle Nuclear Power Plant gets done in Georgia.

Business Brief: JEA Spent Millions To Keep Headquarters Operating

Mar 8, 2019
exterior of JEA building
Jacksonville Daily Record

Jacksonville’s public utility spent more than $8 million the past 10 years to keep its aging Downtown headquarters campus functional.

Rooftop solar panels.
Pujanak / Wikimedia Commons

Solar United Neighborhoods, the League of Women Voters of Florida and Earthjustice have together filed a motion for summary judgement regarding their lawsuit against Jacksonville’s municipal utility, JEA, and its decision to rollback a nearly decade-old net metering program.

A new house with a septic tank on Jacksonville's Southside.
Bill Bortzfield / WJCT News

Burdened by the hefty price tag of Jacksonville’s ongoing septic tank phase out program, JEA will next month begin looking to new technologies for an alternative to traditional gravity fed sewage systems.

solar panels in field
Michael Mees via Flickr

A solar panel manufacturing plant, Jinko Solar, officially opens in Jacksonville Tuesday. The Chinese company behind it promises to create 200 jobs on the city's Westside.

Alvin Ward / Vogtle Nuclear Power Plant via Wikimedia Commons

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) denied JEA’s attempt Thursday to get out of the project Vogtle nuclear deal, according to the city owned Jacksonville utility.


JEA has decided it’s time to get serious about all the not-OK stuff customers flush down their toilets with an education campaign. 

JEA Board Hears From Developers Pitching Proposals For A New Tower

Feb 5, 2019
Rendering via the Jacksonville Daily Record

The three development groups vying to build JEA’s corporate headquarters have until March 11 to negotiate their best offers with the utility’s board of directors before it settles on a decision in early April.