Rate hikes for Kentucky’s two largest utilities have been approved in Frankfort. The increases come over the objections of the state attorney general’s office.
Conway contends that the sale will affect the need for a rate increase and that the rate increase would make the sale a better deal for PPL. He wants the PSC to dismiss the rate case, which would force PPL to re-apply for the increase later, if it’s still necessary.
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.
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. […]
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.
Chairman David Armstrong of the Kentucky Public Service Commission has been named to a leadership post on an international committee that helps utility regulators in developing countries. He’s been a member of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissions Committee on International Relations since his appointment to the PSC in 2008. PSC spokesperson Andrew Melnykovych […]
A Kentucky environmental group tried to intervene in a case before the state’s utility regulators but was denied.
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.
An online survey conducted by the Public Service Commission ends tomorrow. The survey was launched last month to get public input on safety issues during January’s ice storm. Spokesperson Andrew Melnykovych says the PSC is trying to find out what people knew in regard to safety during an extended power outage. “As we saw during […]
The Kentucky Public Service Commission says it’s looking for ways to improve the commonwealth’s power infrastructure.