Monthly Archives: June 2005

KUA to Light Up Sky on July 4

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., June 27, 10:30 a.m. – Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) has been lighting the city of Kissimmee since 1901. On Monday, July 4th we’ll light the sky. KUA is a proud sponsor of Kissimmee’s 2005 Old-Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration on July 4. The event begins at 3:00 p.m. and will culminate with a Read More »

KUA Launches New Payment Option

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., June 24, 2:00 p.m. – In a continued effort to offer excellent service while serving large numbers of customers simultaneously, Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) today launched a new interactive voice response (IVR) system which allows customers to pay their utility bill over the telephone. Equipped with voice recognition, the system allows customers to Read More »

KUA President to Speak at National Utility Conference

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., June 20, 8:30 a.m. – Jim Welsh, president and general manager of Kissimmee Utility Authority, will speak at the American Public Power Association’s National Conference and Public Power Expo on Monday, June 20, 2005 at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim, Calif. Welsh’s presentation will begin at 2:45 p.m. PST. The conference features over Read More »

Heat, Humidity Lead to Near-Record Electricity Demand in Kissimmee

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., June 17, 10:30 a.m. – Continued heat and high humidity in Central Florida this week have resulted in near-record demand for electricity by the customers of Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA). At 4:48 p.m. on Thursday the utility’s system peak reached 297.8 megawatts, just shy of the all-time record of 298.7 megawatts set on Read More »

Kissimmee City Commission Confirms Gemskie to KUA Board

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., June 15, 9:30 a.m. – The Kissimmee City Commission on Tuesday voted 3-0 to confirm the appointment of Nancy F. Gemskie to a second term on the Kissimmee Utility Authority board of directors, effective October 1. Gemskie is a retired insurance executive and a Kissimmee resident since 1995. She currently serves as chairman Read More »