Monthly Archives: December 2018

Raccoon Knocks Out Power to Thousands in Kissimmee

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., December 30, 2018 – A foraging raccoon triggered a widespread power outage in Kissimmee this afternoon, leaving 3,218 customers of Kissimmee Utility Authority without electricity for a half hour. The raccoon climbed onto a 13,200-volt piece of electrical equipment inside the utility’s Airport Substation at 1:38 p.m. Sunday, causing three primary feeder lines… Read more »

Kissimmee Utility Authority Wraps Up eBill Contest

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Kissimmee Utility Authority wrapped up its 2-month eBill contest today after announcing its last weekly winner. If you had signed up for eBill or were already signed up, your name was automatically entered into a random drawing for either a Nest Learning Thermostat or Ring Video Doorbell. The winners were announced through Facebook Live and… Read more »

City Commission Reappoints Jeanne Van Meter to KUA Board

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., Dec. 19, 2018 – The Kissimmee City Commission on Tuesday appointed Jeanne Van Meter to a second five-year term on the Kissimmee Utility Authority board of directors. Van Meter was originally appointed to the board in 2011 to complete an unfinished term, following the death of director Jim Kasper. In 2015, she was… Read more »

Five Energy-Saving Gift Ideas

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year and a great time to remember that energy efficiency is a gift that keeps on giving in lower utility bills and increased home comfort year-round. Here’s our Top 5 energy-saving gift ideas that won’t break your holiday budget: Pressure cooker. These pots – great for preparing rice,… Read more »

Utility Offices Closed for Christmas, New Year’s

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., December 17, 2018 – Kissimmee Utility Authority’s customer service center and administrative offices will be closed in observance of Christmas on Monday, December 24 and Tuesday, December 25. Regular utility business hours will resume on Wednesday, December 26. Utility offices will also be closed for New Year’s Day on Tuesday, January 1, 2019…. Read more »