Monthly Archives: June 2018

Plug Into Kissimmee

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The number of electric vehicles worldwide has risen to 3.2 million with 750,000 just in the U.S. With more auto manufacturers like Chevy, Ford and Nissan participating in manufacturing electric vehicles, Bloomberg reports almost every sixth car sold in the world will be electric by 2025. There are countless benefits you get from owning an… Read more »

Kissimmee Linemen Honored By Florida Cabinet

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., June 13, 2018 – Kissimmee Utility Authority linemen joined lineworkers from public power communities across the state at the Florida Cabinet meeting today where they were recognized for their service to their communities and outstanding performance at two recent lineworker competitions. The group of public power lineworkers were presented with a resolution by… Read more »

Early Season Heat Wave Spikes Power Consumption by 21%

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., June 5, 2018 – Summer doesn’t arrive until June 21, but temperatures make it feel like the seasons have already changed. An early season heat wave combined with a lack of afternoon thunderstorms has forced residential and commercial air conditioners to work overtime, resulting in a surge in electricity use in Kissimmee on… Read more »

KUA Releases 2018 Hurricane Preparedness Guide

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., June 1, 2018 – Kissimmee Utility Authority today released its 2018 Osceola Hurricane Handbook, a free comprehensive preparedness guide offered annually to Osceola County residents. A partnership between KUA, Osceola County, the cities of Kissimmee and St. Cloud, UF IFAS Extension in Osceola County and Positively Osceola, the 40-page handbook includes information on… Read more »