Monthly Archives: August 2006

KUA Readies for Tropical Storm Ernesto

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., August 28, 1:00 p.m. – Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) is watching Tropical Storm Ernesto closely and reviewing the utility’s emergency procedures to restore electricity as quickly and safely as possible should the storm impact the Kissimmee area. Currently, plans call for the utility’s customer service operating hours to remain on a normal schedule… Read more »

KUA.net Delivers the Classroom to Homebound Students

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., August 25, 8:00 a.m. – KUA.net, the telecommunications division of Kissimmee Utility Authority, announced today that it has partnered with the School District of Osceola County to provide free Internet connectivity to homebound students. The school district provides services to homebound students who are out of school for a variety of reasons including… Read more »

Utility Sponsors Student Calendar Art Contest

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KISSIMMEE , Fla., August 23, 10:30 a.m. – To encourage a healthy respect for electricity, Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) is sponsoring an art contest for Osceola County students in kindergarten through sixth grade. The contest, now in its 13th year, is designed to educate students and teachers about the dangers of electricity and to help… Read more »

KUA.net Provides Connectivity to Support 2006 Elections

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., August 11, 10:00 a.m. – KUA.net, the telecommunications division of Kissimmee Utility Authority, announced Friday that it will provide Internet connectivity to support local and countywide elections throughout Florida. KUA.net is working with the supervisor of elections offices in Columbia, Flagler, Osceola, Pasco, Manatee and Marion counties to provide dial-up Internet access to… Read more »

New Power Plant Critical for Kissimmee’s Future

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., August 10, 1:00 p.m. – Customers of Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) will soon have an additional energy source to meet the demands of their rapidly growing city with the groundbreaking Wednesday of a new $257.4 million power plant facility in St. Lucie County, Fla. The Treasure Coast Energy Center, scheduled to begin operation… Read more »