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KISSIMMEE, Fla., October 17, 2017 – Following a brief send-off ceremony this morning, Kissimmee Utility Authority lineworkers headed to Puerto Rico to assist with Hurricane Maria power restoration efforts. The team of six lineworkers flew from Orlando to San Juan today where they will meet up with their fleet of trucks which were shipped from… Read more »

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., October 12, 2017 – Kissimmee Utility Authority lineworkers are headed to Puerto Rico to assist with Hurricane Maria power restoration efforts. Last week, the utility signed a work contract with Whitefish Energy Holdings, the contractor hired by the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) to rebuild its infrastructure. On Wednesday, a small convoy… Read more »

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., October 10, 2017 – The Kissimmee Utility Authority board of directors has established an electrical lineworker scholarship in the name of its former chairman Reginald Hardee, honoring his decade of service on the utility board. Awarded annually, the scholarship will fund a nine-month internship at the utility for a high school graduate with… Read more »

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., October 2, 2017 – Kissimmee Utility Authority is celebrating Public Power Week (#PublicPowerWeek) Oct. 1-7, along with more than 2,000 other community-owned, not-for-profit electric utilities that collectively provide electricity to 49 million Americans. “Public Power Week celebrates the reliable, affordable electricity KUA provides to our community,” said KUA president and general manager Jim… Read more »

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., September 27, 2017 – Kissimmee Utility Authority employees are on the move once again, this time to the Florida Keys where they are assisting a sister utility with storm recovery following Hurricane Irma. KUA received a mutual aid request for assistance from Keys Energy Services, a municipally-owned utility serving the Lower Florida Keys…. Read more »

Media Contacts

Chris Gent
Vice President of Corporate Communications
407-933-9836
cgent@kua.com
Kayla Stanley
Communications Specialist
407-933-9839
kstanley@kua.com