Yearly Archives: 2011

Kissimmee Marks 110 Years of Electric Service

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., June 28, 2011 – Today marks the 110th anniversary of municipally-owned electric service in Kissimmee. It was during a Kissimmee City council meeting (yes, it was called Kissimmee City at that time) on June 28, 1901, that a resolution was passed authorizing the city’s purchase of Kissimmee Electric Light Company from W.C. Maynard… Read more »

KUA Offices Closed for Independence Day

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., June 27, 2011 – Kissimmee Utility Authority’s customer service center and administrative offices will be closed in observance of Independence Day on Monday, July 4. Regular utility business hours will resume on Tuesday, July 5. Customers wishing to make a bill payment over the holiday weekend can do so through the utility’s automated… Read more »

Higher Temperatures, Higher Bills

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., June 22, 2011 – Near-record electricity consumption this week by customers of Kissimmee Utility Authority will likely lead to higher power bills in the coming weeks. “As temperatures rise, so does demand for air conditioning,” said utility spokesman Chris Gent. “Our customers on average have used 10 percent more electricity this week than… Read more »

KUA Customer Satisfaction Up in 2011

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., June 8, 2011 – Knowledgeable and courteous employees combined with high service reliability and care for the environment helped boost customer satisfaction at Kissimmee Utility Authority by eight percent in 2011, according to the results of a customer survey released Wednesday by the utility. The telephone survey, conducted by Deerfield Beach, Fla.-based research… Read more »

KUA Wins 11 International Communications Awards

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., June 1, 2011 – Kissimmee Utility Authority’s annual report, hurricane handbook, electrical safety calendar and 25th anniversary poster have been honored with a combined 11 awards in the 17th annual Communicator Awards program. Founded by communication professionals over a decade ago, the Communicator Awards are judged and overseen by the International Academy of… Read more »