Monthly Archives: September 2005

Lights Go Out for Kissimmee’s Historic Power Plant

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., September 30, 5:00 p.m. – The eight diesel generators that served generations of Kissimmee residents fell silent today after an official decommissioning ceremony hosted by Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA). Built on the northwestern shore of Lake Tohopekaliga in 1901, the Roy E. Hansel Generating Station produced electricity continuously for 104 years. “Today is Read More »

Statewide Capacity Advisory Discontinued

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., September 28, 12:15 p.m. – The Florida Reliability Coordinating Council (FRCC) today discontinued its statewide Generating Capacity Advisory after confirming that utilities throughout Florida were able to manage available fuels to ensure the reliability of the state’s electric grid. Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) joined other Florida utilities on Sept. 22 in supporting FRCC’s Read More »

KUA: Please Conserve Electricity

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., September 27, 5:00 p.m. – The Florida Reliability Coordinating Council (FRCC) has continued its Generating Capacity Advisory for Tuesday, Sept. 27. The continuation of the Advisory is due to the continued uncertainty of restoration of natural gas production facilities in the Gulf of Mexico in the aftermath of Hurricane Rita. The FRCC is Read More »

Appeal for Energy Conservation Continues

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., September 26, 2:15 p.m. – The Florida Reliability Coordinating Council (FRCC) is continuing its Generating Capacity Advisory for Monday, Sept. 26. The continuation of the Advisory is due to the continued uncertainty of restoration of natural gas production facilities in the Gulf of Mexico in the aftermath of Hurricane Rita. The FRCC is Read More »

KUA Renews Call for Energy Conservation

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., September 22, 10:00 p.m. – Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) is joining with other Florida utilities in asking customers to conserve energy in anticipation of potential damage that Hurricane Rita may bring to oil and natural gas production facilities in the Gulf of Mexico. The Florida Reliability Coordinating Council (FRCC) today declared a Generating Read More »