Whitfield: Renewable Energy Isn’t Cheap

by Dan Conti, Kentucky Public Radio The Kentucky Congressman who chairs a House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee says increasing federal subsidies for renewable sources of energy will not lower energy costs or help the economy. Republican Ed Whitfield says federal support for renewables has increased from $5 billion to $14 billion in the last three […]

Red Flag Warning Issued by National Weather Service

Blustery winds this afternoon will significantly increase the fire danger risk in much of Kentucky and southern Indiana.  The National Weather Service in Louisville has issued a Red Flag Warning in those areas until six o’clock. Forecaster Tom Reaugh says a combination of warm weather, dry vegetation and high winds prompted the warning. “It’s just […]

"Bail Out" Bill's Energy Tax Credits: Boon for KY Renewables?

The so-called “bail out” bill may not seem to be having major effects on the financial markets. But it is stirring excitement among renewable energy advocates. WFPL’s Kristin Espeland has the story.