Monthly Archives: May 2007

Utility Breaks Ground on $18 Million Substation

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., May 10, 2007 – The Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) broke ground today on a new electric substation that will provide added reliability and meet growing demand for electricity in Kissimmee. Named the Pleasant Hill Substation, the $18 million project is being developed in an area of Kissimmee that has seen explosive growth in… Read more »

Chris Gent Promoted to Vice President at KUA

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., May 9, 2007 – Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) announced today that Chris Gent has been promoted to vice president of corporate communications, from his position as manager of corporate communications. Mr. Gent continues to report to Jim Welsh, president and general manager of the utility. Mr. Gent is responsible for internal and external… Read more »

Utility Awards $6.6M in Contracts for Poles, Line Construction

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., May 2, 2007 – The Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) board of directors on Wednesday approved two contracts totaling $6.6 million for the purchase of utility poles and construction of a transmission line associated with a new electric substation in Osceola County. The contract for steel poles, totaling $710,109, was awarded to Omaha, Neb.-based… Read more »