Posts Tagged: winter

Safety, Conservation Encouraged During Cold Snap

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., January 21, 2020 – Kissimmee Utility Authority encourages residents to be prepared for the cold temperatures that will blanket the Central Florida region through Wednesday. A wind chill advisory has been issued by the National Weather Service for Osceola County, including Kissimmee. The advisory will be in effect from 1 a.m. until 9… Read more »

Cold Snap Spikes Power Consumption by 40%

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KISSIMMEE, Fla., January 5, 2018 – Energy consumption in Osceola County spiked significantly this week, thanks to several consecutive days of freezing temperatures that had heaters working overtime. The Kissimmee Utility Authority reported today that its customers used 318 megawatts (MW) of electricity on Thursday, nearly 16 percent more electricity than they used on Wednesday… Read more »