Monthly Archives: January 2005

KUA Warns of Real-Life ‘Fear Factor’

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., January 28, 5:00 p.m. – A disturbing scene in an upcoming episode of “Couples Fear Factor” has prompted Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) to step up electrical safety warnings to its customers. In the episode, scheduled to air on the NBC television network on Monday, Jan. 31, at 8 p.m. (EST), participants stand at… Read more »

KUA Board Approves $481K Contract for Substation Upgrade

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., January 27, 8:30 a.m. – The Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) board of directors on Monday approved a $481,473 construction contract with Kissimmee-based Terry’s Electric, Inc. for the upgrade of an electric substation in Osceola County. The contract includes replacement of two existing 69/13.2 kV transformers and 13.2 kV transformer low side breakers at… Read more »

KUA.net Inks Deal with City of Bushnell

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., January 25, 1:00 p.m. – The city of Bushnell on Tuesday announced it has contracted with Kissimmee-based KUA.net to redesign its municipal Web site. KUA.net is the full-service Internet division of Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA). The city said its Web redesign was based on an increase in online traffic and inquiries through the… Read more »

FMEA Honors KUA with ‘Community Restoration Award’ for Hurricane Recovery

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KUA Response Deemed Swift, Safe and Professional KISSIMMEE, Fla., January 10, 10:00 a.m. – The Florida Municipal Electric Association (FMEA) today honored Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) as the recipient of the association’s “Community Restoration Award” for its outstanding efforts to restore electric service in the wake of the destruction levied by four powerful hurricanes that… Read more »

KUA Sets New Record for Customer Transactions

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., January 4, 1:00 p.m. – Monday, Jan. 3, was the busiest commerce day in the 104-year history of Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA), according to data released today by the utility. Monday yielded a total of 6,454 customer transactions, surpassing by 2,500 the previous record high number of transactions completed in a single day…. Read more »