KUA Board Approves $320K Contracts for Substation Upgrades

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., February 3, 2010 – The Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) board of directors has approved two contracts totaling $320,400 to Black & Veatch for engineering services related to the upgrade of two electric substations in Kissimmee.

The contracts include detailed design and procurement services, field support services and as-built documentation for the utility’s Clay Street ($242,400) and Lake Cecile ($78,000) substations.

An electric substation is used by utilities to transform voltage from high to low or the reverse using transformers.

Founded in 1901, KUA (www.kua.com) is Florida’s sixth largest community-owned utility providing electric and telecommunication services to 62,000 customers in five Central Florida counties.

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Chris M. Gent
(407) 933-9836