Yearly Archives: 2018

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 »

Utility Releases 2018 Energy Conservation Calendar

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., January 2, 2018 – Kissimmee Utility Authority has released its 2018 calendar of energy conservation, featuring the winning entries from its 24th annual student art contest. The calendars are available free of charge at KUA’s customer service center, located at 1701 W. Carroll Street in Kissimmee. Open to Osceola County students in kindergarten… Read more »