Monthly Archives: September 2017

KUA Sends Help to Restore Power in ‘Paradise’ After Irma

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., September 27, 2017 – Kissimmee Utility Authority employees are on the move once again, this time to the Florida Keys where they are assisting a sister utility with storm recovery following Hurricane Irma. KUA received a mutual aid request for assistance from Keys Energy Services, a municipally-owned utility serving the Lower Florida Keys…. Read more »

Mission Accomplished: KUA Crews Return Home from Hurricane Irma Restoration Efforts

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., September 26, 2017 – Kissimmee Utility Authority crews have returned home to Kissimmee, concluding 11 days of power restoration work in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. At the height of Irma’s destruction, 38,000 – or 53 percent – of KUA’s 72,000 customers lost power. KUA line crews, tree trimmers and support personnel moved… Read more »

KUA Seeks Student Art Entries for 2018 Calendar

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., September 25, 2017 – Kissimmee Utility Authority invites students to use the power of art to promote energy conservation in the utility’s 24th annual calendar art contest. The annual talent hunt is open to Osceola County students enrolled in kindergarten through grade 5, including public, private and homeschooled students. Students are asked to… Read more »

KUA Crews Complete Power Restoration in Orlando; Head West to Lakeland

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., September 17, 2017 – After nearly a week of power restoration work in Kissimmee and Orlando following Hurricane Irma, Kissimmee Utility Authority crews traveled to Lakeland Sunday morning to assist affected residents in Polk County. KUA restored service to 38,000 of its own customers from Monday, Sept. 11 through Thursday, Sept. 14. Immediately… Read more »