PSC Says 473,000 In Kentucky Without Power

The Kentucky Public Service Commission says the ice storm that moved across Kentucky Tuesday and Wednesday has left 473,000 utility customers without electricity. That includes about 100,000 Louisville Gas and Electric Customers and more than 176,000 Kentucky Utilities customers. In southern Indiana, Duke Energy says more than 60,000 customers are without service and that number… Continue reading PSC Says 473,000 In Kentucky Without Power

Beshear: Budget Woes Won't Affect Storm Relief

Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear says state government’s financial crisis won’t have any impact on efforts to help citizens recover from the ice storm. Beshear says the state will deliver emergency services at full strength.                “We’re going to pull out all the stops, money is not going to be an object and a problem when it… Continue reading Beshear: Budget Woes Won't Affect Storm Relief

Duke Energy Restoring Service In Southern Indiana

Tens of thousands of Duke Energy customers in southern Indiana are without electricity in the  wake of the ice storm. Company spokesman Lou Middleton says crews are in the field assessing the damage. “We are looking at just about 40,000  people out in Clarksville, about 16,700 who are out in the Corydon and Salem area,… Continue reading Duke Energy Restoring Service In Southern Indiana

Downed Power Line Safety Info From E.ON U.S.

Stay away from downed wires. Keep others away, too. Always assume any downed wire is an energized power line and call us immediately. LG&E Customers:   (502) 589-3500 (toll-free 1-800-331-7370) KU/ODP Customers:   (800) 981-0600 There is no way to tell if a downed wire is an energized power line, or a cable or telephone wire. We… Continue reading Downed Power Line Safety Info From E.ON U.S.

Weather Statement From The Mayor's Office

More than 75,000 people are without power in Louisville, and more than a dozen roads are blocked by downed trees, limbs and power lines, following a major ice storm that glazed the city overnight. “This is a dangerous situation,” Mayor Jerry Abramson said. “People should not leave their homes unless absolutely necessary.” Mayor Jerry Abramson… Continue reading Weather Statement From The Mayor's Office