The EPA is moving to mandate even more greenhouse gas emissions reporting; local utilities say they’re ready to comply.
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.
By Rick Howlett Louisville Mayor Jerry Abramson says EON officials would not confirm or deny to him Tuesday that they are considering selling Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities. Reports to that effect came out overnight from several media sources. Abramson says state and city officials want a seat at the table if… Continue reading LG&E, KU For Sale?
A Kentucky environmental group tried to intervene in a case before the state’s utility regulators but was denied.
From Stu Johnson, Kentucky Public Radio/WEKU, Richmond The parent firm of Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities has asked for some guidance from the Kentucky Public Service Commission on ways to lessen the likelihood of future power outages. The request from E.ON U.S. comes after January’s massive ice storm that caused widespread outages.… Continue reading E.ON U.S. Looking At Ways To "Harden" System
The Environmental Protection Agency has fined Kentucky Utilities one-point-four million dollars for Clean Air Act violations. As WFPL’s Kristin Espeland reports, the KU plant failed install the required pollution controls.
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.
The Kentucky Public Service Commission has begun the process of vetting rate increase proposals from Louisville Gas and Electric and Kentucky Utilities. The official paperwork for the proposals was filed yesterday. PSC spokesperson Andrew Melnykovych says they’ll have an informal meeting with the involved parties in the coming weeks to set a procedural schedule. Those… Continue reading Process Underway to Vet Utility Rate Increases