Celebrating Public Power Week

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Beginning Sunday, utilities across the U.S. will celebrate Public Power Week—a week used to educate the community on the benefits of public power. But what exactly is public power? Public power utilities are not-for-profit entities owned by their communities. Across the U.S., 2,011 public power utilities power 49 million people in 49 states and five… Read more »

Kissimmee: Gateway to Walt Disney World

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As we mark today’s anniversary of the opening of Walt Disney World, we take a look back at how the opening of the entertainment complex impacted Kissimmee and its electric utility, and how the utility’s first attorney brokered many of the secret land transactions that ultimately created the resort as we know it today. Disney… Read more »

National Good Neighbor Day

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Tomorrow is National Good Neighbor Day – a day created to recognize the importance of good neighbors in our communities. One way you can participate is to consider a donation to Kissimmee Utility Authority’s Good Neighbor Utility Assistance Fund. The fund is a voluntary customer contributory program that helps KUA customers experiencing financial difficulty pay their… Read more »

5 Simple Ways To Make Your Apartment Energy Efficient

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While apartment home living can sometimes feel like it’s out of your control for energy efficiency, Kissimmee Utility Authority reminds you there are things you can do to conserve energy and save money. Here are five simple ways you can save energy: Switch Off and Unplug at Night Up to 12 percent of the energy… Read more »

4 Ways To Save Money On Your Electronics

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Consumer electronics play an increasingly larger role in your home’s energy consumption, accounting for as much as 15 percent of household electricity use. While most of us know how much power electronics can draw while being used, it’s important to note how much power electronics draw even when not being used. New features like voice… Read more »