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KISSIMMEE, Fla., Dec. 14, 2018 – The Kissimmee Utility Authority today released its 2017 annual report, available online at https://goo.gl/pPQusx. The 16-page report, titled “Restored,” gives readers a behind-the-scenes look at how planning, investment in infrastructure, teamwork and good old-fashioned grit contributed to the utility’s effective restoration of power in Kissimmee following Hurricane Irma. The… Read more »

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., Dec. 12, 2018 – Senior engineer Jeff Sizemore has been named Kissimmee Utility Authority’s 2018 employee of the year. The award recognizes and rewards exemplary performance by a KUA employee based on both performance of their responsibilities as outlined in their job description and on their specific contributions to the mission, goals and… Read more »

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., Dec. 7, 2018 – Retiring Kissimmee Utility Authority president and general manager Jim Welsh has been named grand marshal of Saturday’s Festival of Lights Parade in downtown Kissimmee. Welsh has served as head of Kissimmee’s electric utility since 1982, guiding it through the most significant period of growth in its 117-year history. Welsh… Read more »

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., Nov. 30, 2018 – Kissimmee Utility Authority today announced the winners of its 25th annual student calendar art contest. Open to Osceola County students in kindergarten through sixth grade, the contest is designed to promote electrical safety among students and their families. This year, a total of 1,201 entries were received from 25… Read more »

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., Nov. 27, 2018 – As temperatures in Central Florida cool down this week, Kissimmee Utility Authority encourages customers to keep safety in mind when using portable electric space heaters. Space heaters can be a convenient source of supplemental heat for your home in cold weather, but they also increase the risk of fire… Read more »

Media Contacts

Chris Gent
Vice President of Corporate Communications
407-933-9836
cgent@kua.com
Annabella Pujalte
Communications Specialist
407-933-9839
apujalte@kua.com