Monthly Archives: January 2003

KUA Board to Consider Purchase of Terrorism Insurance

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., January 31, 10:30 am – The Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) Board of Directors will hold a special meeting on February 5 to consider the purchase of terrorism insurance to protect the utility’s $360 million infrastructure from a potential attack. “Immediately after the attacks of September 11, 2001, many insurers announced to us that… Read more »

KUA Customers Set Record for Energy Demand

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Kissimmee, Fla., January 24, 9:00 am – Record cold temperatures in Central Florida this morning pushed usage of electricity by customers of Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) to a new all-time record. More electricity was being used this morning than at any other time in KUA’s 102-year history! The new record of 286.1 megawatts (MW) was… Read more »

KUA Joins Florida’s Electric Utilities in Appealing for Energy Conservation

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Kissimmee, Fla., January 24, 3:15 pm – With tonight and tomorrow morning’s continuing cold weather forecast, Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) is asking customers to be conservative in their electric usage. The Florida Reliability Coordinating Council, a state electric reliability group, has issued an “Advisory” on the generating capacity situation in Florida. This “Advisory” is due… Read more »

KUA Approves Pay Plan for Reservists

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., January 22, 8:30 pm – As members of America’s military reserves prepare to be called to active duty, the Board of Directors of Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) voted Wednesday evening to approve a new salary plan for utility employees enlisted in the reserves. Under the plan, KUA will pay utility workers called up… Read more »

KUA Prepares for Expected Winter Weather

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., January 16, 1:30 pm – Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) is readying nearly 100 line and service personnel and checking its equipment in advance of an approaching cold front that is expected to blanket Central Florida over the weekend with freezing temperatures. KUA crews will spend today and Friday preparing to respond to any… Read more »