by Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh What was expected to be a two-day rate hearing in Frankfort for Kentucky’s two largest utilities wrapped up on the first day. Louisville Gas and Electric and Kentucky Utilities originally sought a combined $252 million rate increase, but at the start of the hearing, announced they were lowering the […]
LG&E and KU lowered their requests and now are seeking 189-million dollars in rate hikes, at the same time the utilities are being sold to Pennsylvania Power and Light. But before the hearing, the Public Service Commission denied a motion from the attorney general’s office seeking dismissal of the rate cases while the sale is pending.
The two utilities have asked the PSC to approve a rate increase for infrastructure improvements and to recoup losses incurred after recent storms. The PSC also must rule in a separate filing on the proposed sale of LG&E and KU to Pennsylvania-based PPL.
The Kentucky Public Service Commission is set to hold a hearing Tuesday n rate hikes proposed by Louisville Gas and Electric and Kentucky Utilities. LG&E is requesting to increase electricity rates by about 12 percent and its sister company, Kentucky Utilities, has proposed raising rates by more than 13 percent. If approved, it would mean […]
by Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh The Kentucky Public Service Commission is being asked to dismiss a combined rate case for Louisville Gas and Electric and Kentucky Utilities, the state’s two largest utilities. At the same time LG&E and KU are seeking $250-million in rate increases, the companies are being sold to Pennsylvania Power and […]
A public hearing will be held Tuesday, May 25 at 7 pm on a proposed coal ash dump at LG&E’s Cane Run facility. The utility says its current disposal sites are running out of room.
by Gabe Bullard The Kentucky Public Service Commission will hold a public meeting in Louisville Monday on a proposed utility rate increase. Louisville Gas and Electric and Kentucky Utilities have asked the PSC to approve a rate increase. The money would be used for infrastructure improvements and to recoup losses from ice and wind storms. […]
About 200 Louisville Gas and Electric and Kentucky Utilities employees gathered at the Kentucky Center in downtown Louisville Thursday to hear about their companies’ impending sale.
by Gabe Bullard A spokesperson for E-On US says the impending sale of LG&E and Kentucky Utilities to Pennsylvania-based PPL will have little to no effect on customers. But the agency that regulates utilities says its too early to tell. The tentative terms of the sale dictate that Pennsylvania-based PPL will keep the utilities’ headquarters […]
The EPA is moving to mandate even more greenhouse gas emissions reporting; local utilities say they’re ready to comply.