Monthly Archives: February 2011

KUA Annual Report Wins Gold ADDY Award

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., February 28, 2011 – Kissimmee Utility Authority’s 2009 annual report has received a gold ADDY award from the American Advertising Federation (AAF). The award, given in the four-color annual report category, was presented Feb. 26 in Greenville, S.C. The report – titled “Let it Shine” – shines a light on the utility’s partnerships… Read more »

KUA Seeks Board Candidates

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., February 25, 2011 – Kissimmee Utility Authority is seeking individuals interested in appointment to the utility’s board of directors. The deadline for completed applications is 5 p.m. on April 29. The outgoing director, Dr. George Gant, is completing a partial term left open by the death in 2008 of William C. “Bill” Hart…. Read more »

Keep Valentine’s Day Balloons Close to the Heart …and Away from Power Lines

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., February 11, 2011 – With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, Kissimmee Utility Authority is reminding its customers that metallic balloons, often a part of these special celebrations, can cause power outages if not disposed of properly. More metallic balloons are sold on Valentine’s Day than any other holiday and, not surprisingly, it’s… Read more »

KUA Hosts Free Student Days at Osceola County Fair

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., February 11, 2011 – To provide financial relief and a bit of fun to families during this economic downturn, Kissimmee Utility Authority will host two student days at the 67th annual Osceola County Fair in Kissimmee. The KUA Student Days feature FREE fair admission for all students on Thursday, Feb. 17 and from… Read more »

New Power Plant Starts Up for First Time

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., February 3, 2011 – A new power plant under construction at the Cane Island Power Park in Osceola County, Fla., was started today for the first time, a significant milestone as the high efficiency generating unit prepares for operation. The natural gas-fueled generating unit, known as Cane Island Unit 4, conducted its “first… Read more »