3 Energy-Saving Gift Ideas for Dad this Father’s Day

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Still thinking of what to get dad this Father’s Day? Kissimmee Utility Authority offers three energy-saving gift ideas to consider: Energy Efficient Power Tools Consider shopping for cordless power tools. Paired with ENERGY-STAR-certified battery chargers, he could save about 30% more electricity. Gas or Charcoal Grills Using an oven indoors while running the AC can… Read more »

8 Lightning Safety Tips for Summer

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With this weekend being Memorial Day Weekend and the heat rolling in, summer is officially kicking off in Kissimmee. While the temperatures are warmer, summer also brings storm season upon us. Kissimmee Utility Authority reminds you of these lightning safety tips: If you hear thunder, lightning is close enough to strike you. When thunder roars,… Read more »

Armed Forces Day: How Kissimmee Helped Win the War

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Saturday is Armed Forces Day, a day set aside to honor Americans serving in the five U.S. military branches – the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Air Force and U.S. Coast Guard. It’s also an opportunity to highlight Kissimmee’s role during World War II and how its electric utility helped power the… Read more »

Spring into Safety with National Electrical Safety Month

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May is National Electrical Safety month. Kissimmee Utility Authority offers these important electrical safety tips when preparing for and recovering from a hurricane or severe weather: BEFORE THE STORM: Charge all phone and communications devices. Move computers and other electronic devices to countertops or tables to avoid water damage from flooding. Turn off circuit breakers… Read more »

4 Safety Tips for National Arbor Day

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Today is National Arbor Day, a holiday in which individuals and groups are encouraged to plant and care for trees. Before you start planting, here are some safety tips to consider: Call before you dig. Before digging, it’s important to be sure there isn’t a risk of any underground lines. To verify, call 8-1-1 before… Read more »