Monthly Archives: August 2006

Annual Report, Poster Win National Graphic Design Awards

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., September 1, 9:00 a.m. – In recognition of its creative approach to graphic design, Kissimmee Utility Authority’s 2005 annual report and power plant decommissioning poster were honored on Thursday with awards of excellence in the 2006 American Graphic Design Awards. Sponsored by Graphic Design:usa magazine, the American Graphic Design Awards honor new, outstanding… Read more »

KUA to Cut Electric Rates Again

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., August 31, 11:00 a.m. – Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) announced today that it will cut electric rates by 3.6 percent beginning Sept. 1 because of lower fuel costs, saving the typical residential electric user in Kissimmee about $4 a month. September marks the second consecutive month of rate reductions for KUA customers. Since… Read more »

KUA Crews Ready to Move in After Ernesto

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., August 30, 8:00 a.m. – As the first feeder bands from Tropical Storm Ernesto arrive in Central Florida this morning, all Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) employees are available and ready to restore power. KUA also has lined up additional outside crews in case they are needed to help restore electricity. No power outages… Read more »

KUA Keeps Eye on Ernesto

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., August 29, 2:00 p.m. – Kissimmee Utility Authority continues to watch Tropical Storm Ernesto closely and make preparations for the storm’s arrival on Wednesday. The utility on Tuesday elevated to a higher readiness level in order to brace itself for the storm’s anticipated heavy rains and tropical storm force winds. The effects of… Read more »

Construction Accident Causes Power Outage for 1,000 in Kissimmee

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., August 28, 10:00 a.m. – Nearly 1,000 customers of Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) lost power for 90 minutes Monday morning following a construction accident. No injuries were reported. At 7:33 a.m., a backhoe being used by a construction crew on Old Vineland Road in Kissimmee struck a utility pole and brought down a… Read more »