Monthly Archives: January 2018

KUA to Host Free Movie in the Park Featuring ‘Despicable Me 3’

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., January 29, 2018 – Kissimmee Utility Authority, in partnership with the City of Kissimmee, will host a free Movie in the Park event on Friday, February 2 on the civic lawn of Kissimmee’s Lakefront Park. The event will feature the animated action comedy film “Despicable Me 3,” shown on a giant 32-foot screen. Read More »

Kissimmee Mayor Appointed to National Public Power Council

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., January 11, 2018 – Kissimmee Mayor Jose Alvarez was named to a one-year term on the American Public Power Association’s Policy Makers Council, which began January 1. The PMC assists APPA in promoting federal legislation that is important to public power utilities like Kissimmee Utility Authority while opposing harmful legislation. It also provides Read More »

KUA to Host Statewide Lineman Competition on March 10

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., January 9, 2018 – Kissimmee Utility Authority will host the 18th annual Florida Lineman Competition on Saturday, March 10 at Osceola Heritage Park. Established in 2001 by the Florida Municipal Electric Association, the rodeo-style competition is where electric linemen from utilities throughout Florida come together for training and to demonstrate the skill, safety Read More »

Utility Offices Closed for MLK Day

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., January 8, 2018 – Kissimmee Utility Authority’s customer service center and administrative offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 15 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Regular office hours will resume on Tuesday, Jan. 16. Customers wishing to make a bill payment during the holiday weekend can do so through the Read More »

Cold Snap Spikes Power Consumption by 40%

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., January 5, 2018 – Energy consumption in Osceola County spiked significantly this week, thanks to several consecutive days of freezing temperatures that had heaters working overtime. The Kissimmee Utility Authority reported today that its customers used 318 megawatts (MW) of electricity on Thursday, nearly 16 percent more electricity than they used on Wednesday Read More »