Utility company E-ON US is now putting more information about power outages online. On Tuesday, the company unveiled a map that tracks blackouts for LG&E and KU customers.
by Gabe Bullard A resolution addressing utility rate increases will be given first reading in Thursday’s Metro Council meeting. The Louisville Gas and Electric company is asking the Public Service Commission to approve a rate increase. for infrastructure improvements and to recoup losses from ice and wind storms. The resolution asks the PSC to deny […]
The Kentucky Public Service Commission will hold a series of public meetings in the coming months to discuss proposed rate increases from Louisville Gas and Electric and Kentucky Utilities. LG&E and KU are requesting the increases to cover the cost of infrastructure improvements and to recoup losses from ice and wind storms.
One-hundred-thousand dollars was donated to the Louisville Urban League today by LG&E. League President Ben Richmond says the money will go into its general budget. “We’ve seen a significant increase in the demand for our services,” says Richmond. “An 18% increase in our employment area over what we projected, we’ve also had a 14% increase […]
LG&E is beginning the process of replacing some 12,500 thermostats it installed in homes and small businesses as part of a pilot project on energy conservation. Some of the thermostats have partially melted. LG&E spokesperson Chip Keeling says about eight thermostats have experienced problems, and there was a fire at a residence that received one […]
Louisville Gas and Electric Company will soon file for a rate increase with the Public Service Commission. LG&E hopes to recoup expenses for infrastructure improvements and repairs after the wind and ice storms of the last two years.
A Kentucky environmental group tried to intervene in a case before the state’s utility regulators but was denied.
The Kentucky Public Service Commission will hear arguments tomorrow (Wednesday) on whether to hold another proceeding on Louisville Gas and Electric and Kentucky Utilities’ request to use surcharges to pay for a wind power contract.
Wind, rain, snow – nope we’re not talking about today’s forecast but the windstorm of September 2008 and the ice storm of January 2009.
The Kentucky Public Service Commission is preparing to release a comprehensive review of utility company responses to two natural disasters that recently struck the state.