Yearly Archives: 2018

KUA Releases 2017 Annual Report

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., Dec. 14, 2018 – The Kissimmee Utility Authority today released its 2017 annual report, available online at https://goo.gl/pPQusx. The 16-page report, titled “Restored,” gives readers a behind-the-scenes look at how planning, investment in infrastructure, teamwork and good old-fashioned grit contributed to the utility’s effective restoration of power in Kissimmee following Hurricane Irma. The… Read more »

Engineer Honored as KUA Employee of the Year

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., Dec. 12, 2018 – Senior engineer Jeff Sizemore has been named Kissimmee Utility Authority’s 2018 employee of the year. The award recognizes and rewards exemplary performance by a KUA employee based on both performance of their responsibilities as outlined in their job description and on their specific contributions to the mission, goals and… Read more »

KUA’s Jim Welsh Named Grand Marshal of Kissimmee Holiday Parade

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., Dec. 7, 2018 – Retiring Kissimmee Utility Authority president and general manager Jim Welsh has been named grand marshal of Saturday’s Festival of Lights Parade in downtown Kissimmee. Welsh has served as head of Kissimmee’s electric utility since 1982, guiding it through the most significant period of growth in its 117-year history. Welsh… Read more »

Calculate Energy Savings This Holiday Season

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Households traditionally use more energy during the holidays. Decorative lights, for example, can drive up energy use. The good news is with a little knowledge, customers can manage their energy use while keeping traditions in place. To give customers a resource to help save money this holiday season, Kissimmee Utility Authority provides a web-based holiday… Read more »

Five Ways to Cut Your Winter Energy Costs

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There’s just three weeks until the official start of winter—is your home winter energy efficient? With the cooler weather settling into Kissimmee and the holiday decorations starting to come out, consider these five tips to make sure your home is winter energy efficient this holiday season: Take advantage of heat from the sun – Open… Read more »