Monthly Archives: October 2004

KUA Honors 270 Years of Combined Employee Service

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., October 29, 4:00 p.m. – The Kissimmee Utility Authority board of directors on Wednesday honored 21 employees for a combined 270 years of service to the utility. Many of the employees honored were hired 10 years ago to prepare for the opening of KUA’s Cane Island Power Park, a 1,027-acre power plant located Read More »

KUA Annual Report Hailed as Nation’s Best

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., October 26, 10:00 a.m. – The Kissimmee Utility Authority 2003 annual report today received the top award in a national annual report contest conducted by the American Public Power Association (APPA). KUA’s annual report, titled “ON,” earned the Award of Excellence among electric utilities with gross annual revenues of $100-$199 million. The report Read More »

KUA Signs 3,000th Phone Subscriber

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Milestone comes seven months after initial service launch KISSIMMEE, Fla., October 22, 8:30 a.m. — Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA), Florida’s sixth largest municipally-owned utility, reached a major milestone today with the signing of its 3,000th telephone subscriber. The milestone came just eight months after the launch of the service in February. The 3,000th customer was Elimelec Read More »

Osceola Power Outage Affects 4,604 Customers

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., October 20, 9:00 a.m. – Equipment failure at a Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) substation early Wednesday morning knocked out power to 4,604 customers in Buenaventura Lakes. The substation, located adjacent to the Florida Turnpike in Osceola County, tripped at 4:29 a.m., cutting power to all five of the substation’s distribution feeders that serve Read More »

KUA Annual Report Wins National Graphic Design Award

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., October 8, 1:00 p.m. – In recognition of its creative approach to graphic design, Kissimmee Utility Authority’s (KUA) 2003 annual report has been honored with an award of excellence in the 2004 American Graphic Design Awards. Sponsored by Graphic Design:usa magazine, the American Graphic Design Awards honor new, outstanding graphic design, advertising art Read More »