Monthly Archives: March 2006

Hansel Generators to Hit the Road

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., March 31, 4:30 p.m. – The diesel generators at Kissimmee Utility Authority’s Roy E. Hansel Generating Station are on the move. During the past few weeks, workers from Hickman, Neb.-based Farabee Mechanical, Inc. have been busy dismantling the eight diesel generators at the downtown Kissimmee power plant. Two of the generators, units 14… Read more »

Survey Shows KUA Scores High in Customer Satisfaction

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., March 27, 11:30 a.m. – A recent customer satisfaction survey shows that Kissimmee residents are mostly satisfied with their electric utility, Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA). Survey results released today indicate that on a scale of 1-10 (with 10 being the highest), KUA’s overall customer satisfaction rating is 7.10 — a favorable number considering that… Read more »

KUA Energy Guide Wins Addy® Award

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., March 21, 11:45 a.m. – An innovative residential energy conservation guide produced by Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) has received a silver ADDY® award from the Orlando club of the American Advertising Federation (AAF). The 28-page guide — titled “The Case of the Rising Electric Bills” — is modeled after a detective’s notebook and… Read more »

KUA Linemen Lasso 10 Trophies at Statewide Rodeo

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., March 19, 10:30 a.m. – Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) crews brought home 10 event trophies and the state’s fifth best ranking from Saturday’s 2006 Florida Lineman’s Competition in Kissimmee. Twenty-four teams and 24 apprentices from municipal utilities throughout Florida gathered at Osceola Heritage Park to recognize the profession of line work as well… Read more »

KUA Hosts 2006 Florida Lineman’s Rodeo Today

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., March 18, 6:00 a.m. – Twenty-four teams and 24 apprentices from more than a dozen of Florida’s electric utilities will gather in Kissimmee today as Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) plays host to the sixth annual Florida Lineman’s Competition. The purpose of the day-long event is to demonstrate the safety, skill and education of… Read more »