Yearly Archives: 2011

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 »

KUA Prepared to Respond to Potential Storm Damage

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., January 25, 2011 – Kissimmee Utility Authority personnel are prepared to respond to the severe weather currently threatening Central Florida. A tornado watch has been issued for all of Central Florida, including Kissimmee, until 9 p.m. tonight. The utility has reviewed its emergency procedures and will restore electricity as quickly and safely as… Read more »