Monthly Archives: March 2018

KUA Receives Industry Award for Storm Assistance

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., March 23, 2018 – The Florida Municipal Electric Association has presented Kissimmee Utility Authority with its “Restoring Communities Award” for the utility’s outstanding efforts to quickly and safely restore power to Florida communities in 2017. The award is presented to FMEA member utilities to recognize an outstanding response in assisting other electric utilities… Read more »

Spring is Here!

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It’s the day warm weather fans have been waiting months for: TODAY is the first day of spring! Spring officially arrived at 12:15 p.m. this afternoon, when the sun was directly over the equator, marking the spring (aka vernal) equinox here in the Northern Hemisphere. For the folks down under in the Southern Hemisphere, it… Read more »

KUA Linemen Place Third in Florida, Lasso 5 Trophies at Rodeo

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., March 15, 2018 – Kissimmee Utility Authority linemen placed third statewide and brought home five trophies from Saturday’s 18th annual Florida Lineman Competition in Kissimmee, hosted by KUA and the Florida Municipal Electric Association. Twenty-one teams and 72 apprentices from utilities throughout Florida gathered at Osceola Heritage Park to demonstrate the safety, skill… Read more »

KUA Earns Statewide Recognition for Worker Safety

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., March 13, 2018 – The Florida Municipal Electric Association on Saturday presented its annual safety award to Kissimmee Utility Authority for the utility’s continued commitment to safe work practices during the past year. KUA earned the state’s third best safety record for electric utilities with 400,000 to 949,999 worker-hours of exposure. Entrants were… Read more »