Kissimmee, Fla., August 31, 9:30 am — Booming residential and commercial construction, rising temperatures and a growing population have resulted in a new peak usage record for Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA). The new record of 252.1 megawatts (MW) was set at on Thursday, breaking the old mark of 250.1 MW set on
KUA moved record amounts of electricity on Thursday with no affect on normal service to customers. The utility’s generation and transmission systems performed well to meet the highest electrical demand ever reported on its system. Continued hot weather and high humidity are expected today and throughout the holiday weekend.
On a related note, the utility is just days away from assuming full commercial operation of its third generating unit at
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