KISSIMMEE, Fla., October 10, 9:00 a.m. – Kissimmee Utility Authority (KUA) is pleased to unveil a poster to commemorate the decommissioning of the Roy E. Hansel Diesel Generating Station.
The poster serves as a visual reminder of the historic power plant that served generations of Kissimmee residents.
Built on the northwestern shore of Lake Tohopekaliga in 1901, the power plant produced electricity continuously for 104 years. The plant was decommissioned by the utility on Sept. 30 because the eight diesel generators were no longer economical to operate.
The 24” x 36” black and white poster features a photographic collage of the Hansel plant facade at dusk.
Copies of the poster are available free of charge while supplies last. Limit one poster per household. They can be picked up at KUA’s administrative offices at 1701 W. Carroll Street in Kissimmee.
Founded in 1901, KUA (www.kua.com) is Florida’s sixth largest community-owned utility providing electric and telecommunication services to 170,000 residents in five Central Florida counties.
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Chris M. Gent
(407) 933-7777 x 1116