Monthly Archives: June 2012

KUA Again Warns Customers of Payment Assistance Scam

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., June 29, 2012 – Forty-seven customers of Kissimmee Utility Authority fell victim to a multi-state scam in the past 24 hours. The scam targets Hispanic utility customers and aims to steal identities and could result in loss of utility service. Under the scam, customers are being told that President Obama has approved special Read More »

Replacement Transformer Arrives for Utility Substation

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., June 27, 2012 – Thursday morning marks the arrival of a high-voltage electrical transformer to Kissimmee Utility Authority’s Clay Street Substation in Kissimmee. The 231,000-pound transformer replaces one that was destroyed in an explosion at the substation last August. The 230,000/69,000-volt transformer arrived in Kissimmee by rail and will be moved to the Read More »

KUA to Host Hurricane Preparedness Expo on July 28

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., June 25, 2012 – To assist residents in preparing for hurricane season, Kissimmee Utility Authority will host the 2012 Osceola Hurricane Preparedness Expo from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 28 at its Carroll Street headquarters. The event is free and open to the public. Residents who attend the expo can Read More »

Utility to Host Customer Informational Gatherings

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., June 21, 2012 – As part of its ongoing customer outreach, Kissimmee Utility Authority will host a series of customer informational gatherings this summer. Utility managers and staff will be available at each meeting to provide information on customer service, customer assistance programs, bill payment options, service reliability, electric rates and energy conservation Read More »

KUA CEO Receives National Public Power Award

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., June 19, 2012 – James C. Welsh, P.E., president and general manager of the Kissimmee Utility Authority, today received the American Public Power Association’s James D. Donovan Individual Achievement Award at the association’s national conference in Seattle, Wash. The award recognizes individuals who have made substantial contributions to the electric utility industry, with Read More »