Yearly Archives: 2008

KUA Wraps Up First Phase of Pole Inspections

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., January 7, 2008 – Kissimmee Utility Authority has announced the completion of the first phase of its outsourced wood pole inspection program. The inspections are part of an effort by the utility to enhance the safety and reliability of its transmission and distribution facilities while providing a degree of storm resiliency. In 2007,… Read more »

Utility Releases 2008 Energy Conservation Calendar

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., January 7, 2008 – Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) has released its 2008 calendar of energy conservation, featuring the winning entries from its annual student art contest. The 12-month wall calendar is themed around energy conservation in the home and workplace. A total of 1,147 artwork entries were received from 36 Osceola County elementary… Read more »

Energy Demand Up, Falls Well Short of Record

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., January 3, 2008 – Heating systems kicked into high gear this morning as temperatures plummeted across Central Florida. Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) recorded a system peak of 274.8 megawatts at 7:16 a.m. Thursday, 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 »