Utility Rate Hearing Concludes in Frankfort

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 […]

MSD Rates To Go Up This Week

Louisville Metropolitan Sewer District rates go up 6.5% starting Wednesday. The increase is to help pay for extensive construction projects mandated by the federal government. The overflow improvement projects are expected to cost around $850-million. MSD Director Bud Schardein says the rate hikes are not related to the economy. “I understand rate increases are tough, […]