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Tips to Reduce Household Energy Use During COVID-19 Pandemic

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With more people remaining at home for extended periods of time because of the coronavirus outbreak, households may see an unexpected increase in their monthly energy usage. Kissimmee Utility Authority understands the increasing financial hardships facing families and businesses and offers these helpful room-by-room tips to reduce home energy costs: Living/Family Room * Lower the… Read more »

Kissimmee’s “Electric Cowboys” to Compete in Statewide Rodeo on Saturday in Tallahassee

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These twelve linemen from Kissimmee Utility Authority will compete against linemen from other utilities across the state in Saturday’s 20th annual Florida Lineman Competition in Tallahassee. Hosted by the Florida Municipal Electric Association, the day-long rodeo allows electric linemen to demonstrate their skill, safety and teamwork in a series of timed events based on traditional… Read more »

Space Heater Safety

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With the cooler weather in Kissimmee sticking through the weekend, KUA reminds you to exercise caution when using space heaters. Check out these tips to keep yourself and those around you safe: Before using any space heater, read the manufacturer’s instructions and warning labels carefully. Inspect the heater for cracker, broken plugs or loose connections… Read more »

Fill the Air with Love on Valentine’s Day, Not Metallic Balloons

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Valentine’s Day is here and Kissimmee Utility Authority is warning residents about the public safety risks associated with helium-filled Mylar or metallic balloons. More metallic balloons are sold on Valentine’s Day than any other holiday and, not surprisingly, it’s also the same day that utilities across the country experience numerous metallic balloon-related power outages. Metallic… Read more »