Monthly Archives: February 2008

Statewide Power Outage Impacts 7,600 in Kissimmee

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., February 26, 2008 – A statewide power outage affected electric service in Kissimmee today and left nearly 7,600 customers without electricity. At 1:09 p.m., KUA’s protection devices detected an under-frequency in electrical flow on its power lines and initiated an automatic load shedding program to protect both customer and utility infrastructure. The under-frequency… Read more »

Matt Myers Named Meter Reader of the Year

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., February 26, 2008 – Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) today named Matthew “Matt” Myers its 2007 meter reader of the year. Myers, 24, was chosen from among the utility’s 23 full- and part-time meter readers for his meter reading volume and accuracy. Myers read 102,365 electric, water and irrigation meters in 2007 with just… Read more »

KUA 2006 Annual Report Wins Gold ADDY Award

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., February 25, 2008 – Kissimmee Utility Authority’s 2006 annual report has received a gold ADDY award from the Orlando club of the American Advertising Federation (AAF). The award, given in the four-color annual report category, was presented Feb. 23 at Destiny Nightclub in Orlando. The 26-page report, titled “What You Don’t See,” exposes… Read more »

KUA Installs New Lobby Payment Kiosk

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., February 22, 2008 – In a move to provide greater service and convenience, Kissimmee Utility Authority today announced the installation of a self-service payment kiosk in the lobby of its customer service center. The kiosk accepts cash and check payments and prints a transaction ID number on the receipt. A typical transaction takes… Read more »

KUA Cooks Up New Web Site for Community Grill

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., February 18, 2008 – Kissimmee Utility Authority today launched a new Web site designed to streamline the process for scheduling its large community grill, aka The Big Grill. The Web site – www.TheBigGrill.com – provides area schools, churches, nonprofit and community groups with easy step-by-step instructions to secure the grill for their upcoming… Read more »