Monthly Archives: February 2009

KUA Employees to Test Skills at Lineman’s Competition

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., February 27, 2009 – Fifteen teams and 27 apprentices from nearly a dozen Florida electric utilities will gather in Orlando on Saturday for the ninth annual Florida Lineman Competition. The purpose of the day-long event is to demonstrate the skill and safety of electric linemen. There are two levels of competition within the Read More »

KUA Warns Customers of Bill Payment Scam

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., February 25, 2009 – Kissimmee Utility Authority is warning its customers to be aware of con artists posing as KUA employees to collect money for electric and water services. Such scam artists have targeted several customers in Kissimmee in recent days, phoning or knocking on doors and asking for cash or checks to Read More »

KUA Hosts Free Student Days at Osceola County Fair

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., February 19, 2009 – Kissimmee Utility Authority will host KUA Student Days tonight and Friday at the 2009 Osceola County Fair. The KUA Student Days feature FREE fair admission for all students. Armbands for unlimited rides can be purchased for $15 for tonight (gates open at 5 p.m.). Armbands for unlimited rides on Read More »

KUA Linemen to Compete in Statewide Competition

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., February 18, 2009 – Fifteen teams and 27 apprentices from nearly a dozen Florida electric utilities will gather in Orlando on Saturday, Feb. 28 for the ninth annual Florida Lineman Competition. The purpose of the day-long event is to demonstrate the skill and safety of electric linemen. There are two levels of competition Read More »

Energy Demand Up, Falls Short of Record

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., February 5, 2009 – Heating systems kicked into high gear this morning as temperatures plummeted across Central Florida. Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) recorded a system peak of 294.0 megawatts at 7:18 a.m. Thursday, falling short of the utility’s all-time winter peak of 301.2 megawatts set last month on Jan. 22. KUA encourages its Read More »