Monthly Archives: February 2006

KUA to Host Voter Registration Event

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., February 27, 2:00 p.m. – Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) has partnered with the Osceola County Supervisor of Elections to host a voter registration drive from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, March 3, at the utility’s customer service center in Kissimmee. In addition to voter registration, representatives from the elections office will… Read more »

Move Puts Kissimmee Whistle Back in Business

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., February 17, 3:00 p.m. — A living piece of Kissimmee history was moved today to accommodate an expanding downtown area. The noontime whistle at Kissimmee Utility Authority’s historic Roy E. Hansel Generating Station was relocated as part of the planned dismantling of the power plant that produced electricity continuously for 104 years. The… Read more »

Kissimmee Residents Set New Winter Peak Record

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., February 14, 10:00 a.m. – Cold temperatures throughout Central Florida this morning sent Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) customer demand for electricity soaring to a new winter record. The record of 296.5 megawatts (MW) was set at 6:52 a.m. Tuesday, eclipsing the old mark of 286.1 MW set three years ago on Jan. 24,… Read more »

KUA Ready for Winter Weather

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., February 12, 5:00 p.m. — Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) is prepared for an approaching cold front that is expected to bring freezing temperatures to Osceola County between 4-8 a.m. Monday morning. KUA offers these tips for warmth and energy conservation: * Keep the thermostat on your heating system at the lowest comfortable setting. KUA… Read more »

KUA Releases 2005 Annual Report

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., February 10, 12:00 noon – Kissimmee Utility Authority, Florida’s sixth largest community-owned electric utility, today released its 2005 annual report. The 48-page report, titled “A Lifetime of Power,” represents the culmination of a successful year of accomplishments for KUA and serves as a farewell tribute to the eight diesel generators at the utility’s… Read more »