KISSIMMEE, Fla., June 12, 3:30 pm —
Kissimmee Utility Authority, Florida’s sixth largest community-owned electric utility, today
announced the release of its 2002 Annual Report. Copies have been distributed to local
elected officials, utility employees, and members of the financial community, and are
available to the public upon request.
The report — titled “The Power of U” — features a financial summary of 2002 as well as a
four-chapter narrative on the utility’s core business of delivering efficient, reliable,
affordable electric service to the residents of Osceola County.
The report features interviews and photos of community leaders and area business owners. The
report also features Florida’s 2002 apprentice lineman of the year, KUA’s Jamie Boswell.
Boswell earned the title as well as two trophies and a $500 cash prize at the 2002 Florida
Audited financial statements in the report show increased customer growth in 2002 of 3.3
percent. Energy sales grew by 1.9 percent.
Free copies of the report are available by contacting the utility at P.O. Box 423219,
Kissimmee, FL 34742-3219, or phoning 407-933-7777, extension 1118. An electronic version of
the annual report is available on KUA’s Web site at www.kua.com/corporate .
Founded in 1901, KUA is Florida’s sixth largest community-owned utility serving 58,000
electric, water and internet customers in five Central Florida counties.
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Contact: Chris Gent, Manager of Corporate Communications
(407) 933-7777 ext. 1116