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What it Means to be Community Powered

Posted February 22, 2023 at by & filed under Blog.

COMMUNITY POWERED pictures of buildings and outlet

What is Public Power? KUA customers are more than just customers — they’re customer-owners! A public power utility is owned and operated by the community it serves. It exists to provide a public service to the local residents and businesses. Public power utilities are directly accountable to their community owners. Florida has 33 public power… Read more »

Free Family Events Powered by KUA

Posted February 22, 2023 at by & filed under Blog.

Family enjoying park event

Movie in the Park KUA has brought family-friendly movies and other activities to Kissimmee Lakefront Park since 2015. Our “Movie in the Park” events have become much anticipated and widely attended among Osceola County families as KUA’s unique way of giving back to the community we serve. Held on the first Friday of the month,… Read more »

Get a Head Start on the Heat with a Free Home Energy Audit

Posted February 22, 2023 at by & filed under Blog.

Parents dancing with their kids in home

In-person Audit Did you know that the direction you close your horizontal blinds can significantly impact the intensity of the sun’s rays in your home? Did you know that heat pumps and central air conditioners work less effectively with flowers or bushes growing around them? As temperatures increase and spring on the horizon, KUA wants… Read more »

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

Posted February 7, 2023 at by & filed under Blog.

balloons

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 »

Keep Energy In Mind With 5 Holiday Tips

Posted October 26, 2022 at by & filed under Blog.

Christmas Lights

This year, spend less money on your energy bill and keep more for presents by following a few holiday energy tips. Deck the Halls … with LED lights! LEDs are brighter and consume far less energy than incandescent bulbs. They also give off far less heat, making them safer. Check out the KUA holiday lighting… Read more »