Monthly Archives: January 2007

Third Time’s the Charm for Utility Customer

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., Feb. 1, 2007 – They say the third time is the charm and it was for Kissimmee resident Michael Carlo. Carlo on Thursday became the third and final winner in a promotion designed by Kissimmee Utility Authority to encourage utility bill payments at area 7-Eleven convenience stores. KUA has formed a strategic alliance Read More »

Energy Demand Up, Falls Short of Record

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., Jan. 30, 2007 – Heating systems kicked into high gear this morning as temperatures plummeted across Central Florida. Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) recorded a system peak of 237.7 megawatts at 7:24 a.m. Tuesday, falling well short of the utility’s all-time winter peak of 296.5 megawatts set on Feb. 14, 2006. KUA encourages its Read More »

Osceola Power Plant Sets Another Record

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., Jan. 29, 2007 – Cold temperatures throughout Central Florida this morning led to a second generating record in four days for Kissimmee Utility Authority’s Cane Island Power Park Unit 3. The combined cycle unit reached a record generation output of 276.7 megawatts (MW), eclipsing the previous record of 273.4 MW set on Friday, Read More »

Kissimmee Utility Ready for Winter Weather

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., Jan. 28, 2007 – Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) is prepared for an approaching cold front that is expected to bring gusty wind and freezing temperatures to Osceola County during the next 48 hours. “We expect to see high electricity use by our customers,” said Chris Gent, KUA’s manager of corporate communications. “Our power Read More »

KUA Power Plant Sets New Record

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., Jan. 26, 2007 – Cold temperatures throughout Central Florida on Friday morning led to a new generating record for Kissimmee Utility Authority’s Cane Island Power Park Unit 3. The combined cycle unit reached a record generation output of 273.4 megawatts (MW), eclipsing the previous record of 272.6 MW set in December 2004. Cane Read More »