Posts Tagged: Public Power

Kissimmee’s “Electric Cowboys” to Compete in Statewide Rodeo on Saturday in Tallahassee

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These twelve linemen from Kissimmee Utility Authority will compete against linemen from other utilities across the state in Saturday’s 20th annual Florida Lineman Competition in Tallahassee. Hosted by the Florida Municipal Electric Association, the day-long rodeo allows electric linemen to demonstrate their skill, safety and teamwork in a series of timed events based on traditional… Read more »

KUA Linemen to Compete in Statewide Rodeo

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., March 3, 2020 – Twelve linemen from Kissimmee Utility Authority will compete against linemen from other utilities throughout the state in the 20th annual Florida Lineman Competition on Saturday, March 14 in Tallahassee. Hosted by the Florida Municipal Electric Association, the day-long rodeo allows electric linemen to demonstrate their skill, safety and teamwork… Read more »

Fill the Air with Love on Valentine’s Day, Not Metallic Balloons

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Valentine’s Day is here and Kissimmee Utility Authority is warning residents about the public safety risks associated with helium-filled Mylar or metallic balloons. More metallic balloons are sold on Valentine’s Day than any other holiday and, not surprisingly, it’s also the same day that utilities across the country experience numerous metallic balloon-related power outages. Metallic… Read more »

5 Ways to Have a Romantic & Energy-Efficient Valentine’s Day

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Valentine’s Day is almost here—have you made plans? Whether you’re staying home to cook dinner for that special someone or going out for a romantic experience, consider energy-efficiency this Valentine’s Day. Fall in love with these cost-saving tips:  1. Choose an Energy-Efficient Dinner If you plan to cook, remember our energy saving cooking tips. Use… Read more »