Yearly Archives: 2005

Power Crews Return from Gulf Coast

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., September 22, 12:00 noon – After nearly two weeks of working in the most adverse conditions, weary repair crews from Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) return home today from their hurricane relief mission along the Gulf Coast. The crews departed Central Florida on Sept. 10 bound for Kiln, Miss where they assisted Coast Electric… Read more »

KUA Wins Regional Innovation Award

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Utility Honored for Expanding, Diversifying Local Economy KISSIMMEE, Fla., September 14, 3:30 p.m. – Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) today was honored by the Metro Orlando Economic Development Commission as the Osceola County recipient of the 2005 William C. Schwartz Industry Innovation Award. The award honors one company or individual in each Central Florida county who has successfully… Read more »

More KUA Crews Headed to Gulf Coast Region

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Linemen Will Restore Power in Kiln, Miss. KISSIMMEE, Fla., September 9, 4:30 p.m. – Linemen at Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) spent Friday packing equipment and receiving a round of immunization shots as they prepare to head to the Gulf Coast on Saturday to restore electric service in areas devastated by Hurricane Katrina. As part of… Read more »

Statewide Capacity Advisory Discontinued

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., September 8, 1:00 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 Aug. 30 in supporting FRCC’s… Read more »

FRCC Rescinds Capacity Alert; Issues Advisory

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., September 7, 12:15 p.m. – The Florida Reliability Coordinating Council (FRCC) today rescinded its statewide Generating Capacity Alert and issued a Generating Capacity Advisory. Although considerable uncertainty still exists on a timeline for resumption of normal natural gas production, current production levels appear to have stabilized. The FRCC is continuing its call for… Read more »