Monthly Archives: January 2001

Copella Works to Complete Mural at Hansel Plant

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., January 31, 3:00 pm – Local artist Tom Copella is hard at work…again. With his supply of paint brushes, paint and nearly an eighth-mile of scaffolding, he’s busy completing a 128′ x 28′ painted mural that will cover two sides of the Kissimmee Utility Authority’s Roy E. Hansel power plant on the western Read More »

Cold Weather to Drive Up Utility Bills

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., January 16, 12:00 pm – With record-setting cold temperatures in central Florida, this winter is shaping up to be one of the coldest on record. These dramatic drops in temperature require heating systems to run longer to maintain the structure’s desired comfort level. As a result, customers of the Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) Read More »

KUA.net Offers Virus Scanning

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., January 10, 3:30 pm – FACT: 87% of computer virus infections occur via e-mail attachments, an increase from 56% in 1999 and 32% in 1998.* To protect its customers from these damaging viruses, KUA.net is the first internet service provider in Florida to provide real-time virus scanning on all inbound and outbound e-mail. Read More »

KUA Names Director of Information Technology

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., January 3, 8:30 am – Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) has named Jeffery S. Gray as the company’s director of information technology. Gray will have management responsibility for all technology functions within KUA, including business and office applications, computer hardware and software purchases, corporate e-mail, and internet/intranet connectivity. In addition, he will oversee the Read More »

KUA Announces Student Art Contest Winners

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., January 2, 1:30 pm – In an ongoing effort to increase public awareness of electrical safety, the Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) sponsored an art contest for all third, fourth and fifth grade students in Osceola county. The winning entries appear in KUA’s 2001 Calendar of Electrical Safety. The winners are: Cypress Elementary – Read More »