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KUA Names Director of Information Technology

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., January 3, 8:30 am – Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) has named Jeffery S. Gray as the company’s director of information technology. Gray will have management responsibility for all technology functions within KUA, including business and office applications, computer hardware and software purchases, corporate e-mail, and internet/intranet connectivity. In addition, he will oversee the… Read more »

KUA Announces Student Art Contest Winners

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., January 2, 1:30 pm – In an ongoing effort to increase public awareness of electrical safety, the Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) sponsored an art contest for all third, fourth and fifth grade students in Osceola county. The winning entries appear in KUA’s 2001 Calendar of Electrical Safety. The winners are: Cypress Elementary –… Read more »

Welsh Tapped To Chair FMPP

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., November 30, 11:45 am — Jim Welsh, KUA’s President & General Manager, has been appointed to a 2-year term as chairman of the Florida Municipal Power Pool (FMPP). The FMPP was formed in 1988 by municipal electric utilities in an effort to use their combined generating resources more economically. FMPP is an integrated… Read more »

Four Apply For Open KUA Board Seat

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., November 29, 2:00 pm — Four residents of Kissimmee have submitted applications to serve on the Board of Directors of the Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA). The deadline for completed applications was November 27. The individual selected will complete the term of Dr. George Gant, who resigned his seat on the Board after his… Read more »

Amtrak Train Hits Truck En Route To KUA Plant

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., November 20, 9:00 am — History repeated itself on Friday afternoon when a train collided with a truck at the entrance to Kissimmee Utility Authority’s (KUA) Cane Island Power Park in western Osceola county. The truck was entering the power plant site when it was struck by a southbound Amtrak passenger train bound… Read more »