Yearly Archives: 2004

KUA Launches Assault to Halt Theft of Power

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., December 9, 2:30 p.m. – Electricity theft is a problem all electric utilities face—and their customers share. It’s estimated that electricity theft in Florida costs utilities millions of dollars annually, and these losses generally are passed along to customers in the form of higher rates. In Osceola County, residential customers account for approximately… Read more »

Holiday Glow Increases Demand for Electricity

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., December 2, 3:30 p.m. – The annual ritual of stringing up holiday lights around homes and businesses throughout Osceola County is estimated to increase the appetite for electric power by at least 10 percent this month, the Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) reported Thursday. An average home using 10 strands of standard holiday lights… Read more »

Holiday Energy-Saving Tips from KUA

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., November 22, 11:30 a.m. – As you decorate for the holidays and celebrate with family and friends, remember that extra cooking, activities and people in your home can cause your electric bill to go up. Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) offers these simple tips to help you keep your energy costs down during the… Read more »

KUA Announces Student Art Contest Winners

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., November 9, 12:00 noon – Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) today announced the winners of its 11th annual calendar art contest for third, fourth and fifth grade Osceola county students. The contest is part of an ongoing effort by the utility to increase awareness of electrical safety. A panel of “celebrity” judges selected twelve… Read more »

KUA Offices Closed for Veterans Day

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., November 4, 8:30 a.m. – Kissimmee Utility Authority customer service and administrative offices will be closed Thursday, November 11 in observance of Veterans Day. The offices will re-open Friday, November 12. Founded in 1901, KUA is Florida‘s sixth largest community-owned utility providing electric, water and telecommunication services to 170,000 residents in five Central… Read more »