Tomorrow is Earth Day, and many organizations and individuals will plant trees to support the environment. E.ON U.S. is among the organizations supporting such projects. The utility is giving 75-thousand dollars in matching grants to groups that plant trees responsibly. But officials are also asking that those who plant trees consider what they tree will… Continue reading Utility Company Urges Responsibility in Tree Planting
Louisville’s utility company is upgrading it’s computer system, meaning customers will see some changes on their bill. LG&E spokesperson Chris Whelan says customers will get new account numbers, which will provide perks down the road. “In the future we’ll be able to log a storm outage, or an outage of any kind, online,” says Whelan.… Continue reading Customers to See Changes in LG&E Bills in April
Plans to build an experimental, near-zero carbon dioxide emissions power plant in Illinois could be back in play. The U.S. Department of Energy cancelled the FutureGen project a little more than a year ago when it determined the project’s cost had doubled. But a new report finds the DOE miscalculated.
Stay away from downed wires. Keep others away, too. Always assume any downed wire is an energized power line and call us immediately. LG&E Customers: (502) 589-3500 (toll-free 1-800-331-7370) KU/ODP Customers: (800) 981-0600 There is no way to tell if a downed wire is an energized power line, or a cable or telephone wire. We… Continue reading Downed Power Line Safety Info From E.ON U.S.
More than 250 utility workers from Louisville-based E.ON U.S. have arrived in Louisiana, where they’re helping restore power to homes and businesses left in the dark by Hurricane Gustav. Company spokesman Brian Phillips says the team of line technicians, safety specialists and tree trimmers will stay in the area as long as they’re needed. He… Continue reading E.ON Workers Helping Restore Power In Louisiana