Monthly Archives: February 2014

Utility Releases 2014 Energy Conservation Calendar

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., February 18, 2014 – Kissimmee Utility Authority has released its 2014 calendar of energy conservation, featuring the winning entries from its annual student art contest. The calendars are available free of charge while supplies last at KUA’s customer service center, located at 1701 W. Carroll Street in Kissimmee. Open to Osceola County students Read More »

KUA Hosts Free Student Days at Osceola County Fair

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., February 14, 2014 – Kissimmee Utility Authority will host two student days at the 70th annual Osceola County Fair in Kissimmee. The KUA Student Days feature free fair admission for all students (kindergarten – grade 12) on Thursday, Feb. 20 (gates open at 5 p.m.) with discounted ride armbands available for $20. Free Read More »

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

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., February 10, 2014 – Valentine’s Day is almost here and Kissimmee Utility Authority reminds its customers that metallic balloons that contact overhead power lines can disrupt electric service to an entire neighborhood, cause significant property damage and potentially result in serious injuries. More metallic balloons are sold on Valentine’s Day than any other Read More »

KUA Awards $4.9 Million Bid for Substation Construction

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., February 6, 2014 – Kissimmee Utility Authority board of directors on Wednesday awarded a $4.9 million contract to Kissimmee-based Terry’s Electric, Inc. for construction projects at two of the utility’s electric substations. The contract includes construction of the Roy E. Hansel Substation, a $17.2 million Sulfur Hexafluoride (SF6) gas insulated substation, which will Read More »

KUA Seeks Board Candidates

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., February 5, 2014 – 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 30. The current director, Jeanne Van Meter, has completed a partial term on the board and is eligible for reappointment. She filled the position Read More »