Monthly Archives: July 2016

KUA Launches New Responsive Website for Customers

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., July 12, 2016 – Kissimmee Utility Authority has launched a new website, providing anytime, anywhere access for its 70,000 customers. The site uses responsive design to ensure optimal viewing on desktop and mobile devices, giving users an experience that is more aesthetically pleasing, more engaging and easier to navigate. The site also uses… Read more »

KUA Customers Set Second Peak Demand Record

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., July 6, 2016 – For the second consecutive day, customers of Kissimmee Utility Authority set a new system peak demand record for electricity use. KUA recorded an instantaneous system peak of 374.1 megawatts (MW) at 4:36 p.m. today, shattering the previous mark of 366.9 MW set on Tuesday. The new system peak marks… Read more »

KUA Customers Set All-Time Record for Electricity Usage

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., July 5, 2016 – Kissimmee Utility Authority’s 70,000 customers used more electricity today than at any time in the utility’s 115-year history, thanks to scorching temperatures and triple-digit heat indexes that had air conditioners working overtime. KUA recorded an instantaneous system peak of 366.8 megawatts (MW) at 4:55 p.m. Tuesday afternoon, eclipsing the… Read more »

July 4th Balloons Knock Out Power to Thousands in Kissimmee

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., July 5, 2016 – A patriotic party favor was responsible for knocking out power to nearly 2,300 homes and businesses in Kissimmee Tuesday morning, the Kissimmee Utility Authority reported today. The large bouquet of patriotic balloons became entangled in high-voltage power lines along Boggy Creek Road, northeast of downtown Kissimmee, affecting 2,265 customers…. Read more »