Monthly Archives: January 2010

Storm Knocks Out Power to KUA Customers

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., January 22, 2010 – Repair crews from Kissimmee Utility Authority were up earlier than usual this morning, restoring power to customers who were affected by a line of severe thunderstorms that swept through Central Florida before sunrise. Lightning caused outages in downtown Kissimmee (44 customers), Morningside (4 customers) and at the Kissimmee YMCA…. Read more »

Lower Temperatures Bringing Higher Power Bills

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., January 15, 2010 – Last week’s unusually cold weather will mean higher January electric bills for most Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) customers. Customer demand for electricity during the cold snap was 27 percent higher than the average January and 93 percent higher than last month, according to utility data. How much higher bills… Read more »

KUA Offices Closed for MLK Day

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., January 13, 2010 – Kissimmee Utility Authority’s customer service center and administrative offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 18 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Regular office hours will resume on Tuesday, Jan. 19. Customers wishing to make a bill payment over the holiday weekend can do so through the… Read more »

KUA Sets Winter Peak Demand Record Again; Fifth Record in Six Days

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., January 12, 2010 – Customers of Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) on Tuesday morning set another new all-time winter system peak demand record for electricity – the fifth in six days. The record system peak of 334.8 megawatts (MW) was set at 7:17 a.m., eclipsing the previous record of 330.8 MW set Monday. The… Read more »

KUA Sets Fourth Consecutive Winter Peak Demand Record

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., January 11, 2010 – Customers of Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) this morning set a new all-time winter system peak demand record for electricity – the fourth in five days. The record system peak of 330.8 megawatts (MW) was set at 7:04 a.m. Monday, shattering the old mark of 323.2 MW set Sunday. The… Read more »