Posts Tagged: Kissimmee

Stay Alert, Stay Alive: 10 Trick-or-Treating Safety Tips

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Happy Halloween! It’s been a spooky season but tonight is the night when millions of trick-or-treaters will prowl the streets in search of candy. While it’s a night for some scary fun, it’s important to remember road and pedestrian safety. Here’s a chilling statistic: Children are more than twice as likely to be struck by… Read more »

10 Ways to Save While Doing Laundry for National Savings Day

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Laundry can be an expensive chore to do with a washer and dryer being among the costliest appliances to operate. According to the Department of Energy, a washer and dryer use about 1,359 kwh on average alone—that’s more than other appliances like a dishwasher and refrigerator combined! Tomorrow is National Savings Day and Kissimmee Utility… Read more »

Celebrating Public Power Week

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Beginning Sunday, utilities across the U.S. will celebrate Public Power Week—a week used to educate the community on the benefits of public power. But what exactly is public power? Public power utilities are not-for-profit entities owned by their communities. Across the U.S., 2,011 public power utilities power 49 million people in 49 states and five… Read more »

Kissimmee: Gateway to Walt Disney World

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As we mark today’s anniversary of the opening of Walt Disney World, we take a look back at how the opening of the entertainment complex impacted Kissimmee and its electric utility, and how the utility’s first attorney brokered many of the secret land transactions that ultimately created the resort as we know it today. Disney… Read more »

National Good Neighbor Day

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Tomorrow is National Good Neighbor Day – a day created to recognize the importance of good neighbors in our communities. One way you can participate is to consider a donation to Kissimmee Utility Authority’s Good Neighbor Utility Assistance Fund. The fund is a voluntary customer contributory program that helps KUA customers experiencing financial difficulty pay their… Read more »