Monthly Archives: September 2006

KUA Cuts Electric Rates for Third Straight Month

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., September 27, 1:00 p.m. – Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) announced today that it will cut electric rates by 4.6 percent beginning Oct. 1 because of lower fuel costs, saving the typical residential electric user in Kissimmee nearly $5 a month. October marks the third consecutive month of rate reductions for KUA customers. Since… Read more »

KUA CEO Joins Conference Faculty

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., Sept. 27, 12:00 p.m. – Kissimmee Utility Authority president and general manager Jim Welsh has joined the faculty of the American Public Power Association’s 2006 Management and Leadership Workshop. Held in Tucson, Ariz. on Oct. 2-4, the workshop is designed to train rising CEOs and senior managers from utilities throughout the U.S. Participants will… Read more »

KUA Dedicates New Power Plant

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., Sept. 25, 1:00 p.m. – Kissimmee’s newest power resource was dedicated to the public in an official ceremony held last Friday in Key West, Fla. Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) and 14 other city-owned utilities worked together through the Florida Municipal Power Agency (FMPA) to build the $30 million, high-efficiency electric generating unit in… Read more »

Young Artists Wanted for Calendar Competition

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., Sept. 22, 10:30 a.m. – Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) is now accepting artwork entries for its 2007 Calendar of Electrical Safety. The contest, the 13th in the annual series, is open to Osceola County students in kindergarten through sixth grade (including home-schooled children). The contest is designed to educate students and teachers about… Read more »

Lacerte to Speak at National Utility Conference

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., Sept. 14, 9:30 a.m. – Grant Lacerte, Jr., vice president and general counsel at Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA), will speak at the American Public Power Association’s 2006 Business & Financial Conference on Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2006 in Minneapolis, Minn. Lacerte’s presentation, titled “Implementing a Code of Ethics Policy,” will include examples of business… Read more »