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Masked Bandit Knocks Out Power to Thousands in Kissimmee

KISSIMMEE, Fla., July 30, 2019 – A rogue raccoon jumped the fence of a Kissimmee electrical substation early Tuesday morning, single-pawedly knocking out power to 2,844 customers of Kissimmee Utility Authority for an hour. The raccoon climbed onto a 13,200-volt breaker inside the utility’s Airport Substation at 5:01 a.m. Tuesday, causing three primary feeder lines… Read more »

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KUA’s Larry Mattern Elected Secretary of Statewide Power Agency

KISSIMMEE, Fla., July 18, 2019 – Kissimmee Utility Authority’s vice president of operations Larry Mattern was elected secretary of the Florida Municipal Power Agency’s board of directors and All-Requirements Project executive committee at the agency’s annual meeting held this week in Bonita Springs, Florida. Mattern was appointed as Kissimmee’s alternate to FMPA’s board of directors… Read more »

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KUA Board Adopts $222 Million Budget

KISSIMMEE, Fla., July 10, 2019 – The Kissimmee Utility Authority board of directors on Wednesday approved a $222 million operating and capital budget for fiscal year 2020. The vote came after a workshop and public hearing on the budget. The approved budget is a 13 percent decrease from the 2019 budget. The decrease is related… Read more »

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Photo of the Constitution and American Flag - Fourth of July

KISSIMMEE, Fla., June 28, 2019 – Kissimmee Utility Authority’s customer service center and administrative offices will be closed in observance of Independence Day on Thursday, July 4. Regular utility business hours will resume on Friday, July 5. Customers wishing to make a bill payment over the holiday can do so through the utility’s automated telephone… Read more »

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SunCatcher Solar Energy Education Trailer

KISSIMMEE, Fla., June 27, 2019 – Kissimmee Utility Authority has unveiled a solar energy demonstration trailer (video) to educate utility customers and students on solar energy production and battery storage, as well as energy conservation measures. Dubbed the “SunCatcher,” the towable trailer features an expanding solar array of 14 photovoltaic panels totaling 1.6 kilowatts (kW),… 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