Monthly Archives: August 2018

KUA Receives National Commendation for Electric Restoration Efforts in Florida, Puerto Rico

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Kissimmee Utility Authority today received a national commendation from the American Public Power Association for its support of electric power restoration efforts in Florida and Puerto Rico in 2017. Following Hurricane Irma in September, KUA restored power to its customers in Kissimmee within 75 hours of the storm before sending lineworkers and power plant technicians… Read more »

Five Steps to Follow Before You Dig

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When doing yard work around the house, you may not realize it but there could be underground utility lines on or near your property. When these lines are damaged, it can affect vital services from being connected. It’s important to be aware of the location of these lines to avoid harming yourself or your neighbors…. Read more »

Heat Wave Spurs Record Electricity Use in Kissimmee

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., August 9, 2018 – Kissimmee Utility Authority’s 74,000 customers used more electricity Wednesday than at any time in the utility’s 117-year history, thanks to scorching temperatures and triple-digit heat indexes that had air conditioners working overtime. KUA recorded an instantaneous system peak of 374.5 megawatts (MW) at 4:55 p.m. Wednesday, eclipsing the previous… Read more »

Stay Safe from Scammers

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Every day, thousands of customers and small businesses are targeted by impostors claiming to represent a utility, demanding immediate payment for allegedly past-due electricity. Don’t fall into the trap. Read our warning signs so you can help us #StopScams. If contacted by a suspicious individual representing KUA, hang up or close the door – These… Read more »