Yearly Archives: 2003

KUA Purchases Terrorism Insurance

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., February 5, 6:30 pm – The Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) Board of Directors on Wednesday evening approved the purchase of terrorism insurance to protect the utility’s $360 million infrastructure from a potential attack. “Because we serve the #1 tourist destination in the world, our insurance carriers have identified our service area as a… Read more »

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 »