Awards

2016

E.F. Scattergood System Achievement Award
American Public Power Association
This award, the highest given to a municipal utility in the electric industry, honors APPA member systems that have enhanced the prestige of public power utilities through sustained achievement and customer service. KUA was recognized for excellence in several key areas of utility operation, including customer service, reliability, safety, training, system improvement, environmental stewardship, community outreach and employee development.

Industry Safety Award
Florida Municipal Electric Association
KUA earned the state’s third best safety record for electric utilities with 400,000 to 999,999 worker-hours of exposure.

Bright House Networks Regional Business Awards
Bright House Networks
KUA was a finalist in the second annual Bright House Networks Regional Business Awards in the Greater Orlando area.

The Communicator Awards
The Communicator Awards
KUA’s 2015 Osceola Hurricane Handbook received an international Award of Excellence in the educational brochure category and an Award of Distinction for overall brochure design.

Image Awards
Florida Public Relations Association, Orlando Area Chapter
KUA won nine awards at the 2016 Image Awards the Orlando Area Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association, honoring its community relations, public service, Osceola Hurricane Handbook, 2016 Calendar of Energy Conservation and Movie in the Park series.

2015

Building Strong Communities Award

Florida Municipal Electric Association
KUA was honored for the its strong commitment to addressing community needs during the past year. KUA was one of 15 utilities honored statewide.

Excellent in Utility Communications Awards
American Public Power Association
KUA received the award of excellence in both the social media and video categories.

Top 100 Company for Working Families
The Orlando Sentinel
KUA was recognized for the 14th year for offering progressive and forward-thinking programs and benefits that make employees and their families a top priority.

Golden Image Awards
Florida Public Relations Association
KUA received three awards for its Movie in the Park series, 2014 Calendar of Energy Conservation and Q4 video series.

Fit-Friendly Company
American Heart Association
Recognizes companies that champion the health of their employees and work to create a culture of physical activity in the workplace.

Industry Safety Award
Florida Municipal Electric Association
KUA earned the state’s third best safety record for electric utilities with 400,000 to 999,999 worker-hours of exposure.

Image Awards
Florida Public Relations Association, Orlando Area Chapter
KUA won five awards at the 2015 Image Awards the Orlando Area Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association, honoring its Osceola Hurricane Handbook, Hansel Electric Substation groundbreaking event, 2014 Calendar of Energy Conservation and a news release on metallic balloon safety.