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6 Electric Fun Facts for Presidents’ Day

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In honor of Presidents’ day next Monday, we’d like to share 6 fun facts in history of how our past Presidents have had interaction with electricity in the White House.   FUN FACT #1 The first president to install electric lighting at the White House was Benjamin Harrison in 1891, but he never touched the… Read more »

5 Ways to Have a Romantic & Energy-Efficient Valentine’s Day

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Valentine’s Day is almost here—have you made plans? Whether you’re staying home to cook dinner for that special someone or going out for a romantic experience, consider energy-efficiency this Valentine’s Day. Fall in love with these cost-saving tips: 1. Choose an Energy-Efficient Dinner If you plan to cook, remember our energy saving cooking tips. Use… Read more »

9 Super Bowl Grilling Safety Tips

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Super Bowl Sunday is coming up and whether you’re into the ads or the game, cooking out is a popular and cost effective activity this football season. If you have a grill, you have a way to save energy. Grilling outdoors lets you skip the energy costs of running your stove and oven. If you… Read more »

Eight Cold Weather Preparedness Tips

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As cooler weather approaches Kissimmee, Kissimmee Utility Authority offers these tips on saving energy and staying warm: Keep the thermostat on your heating system at the lowest comfortable setting. KUA recommends setting the temperature at 68 degrees during the day. Each degree you raise your thermostat will cost you approximately eight percent more. For heat… Read more »

New Electric Meters Coming!

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This summer, KUA will begin a system-wide upgrade of its electric meters. Technology has changed significantly since our current meters were installed, and the new meters will allows us to read, start and stop service remotely, and respond to outages faster and with greater precision than our current meters can. In fact, these new meters… Read more »