An independent review ordered by the Public Service Commission has found Kentucky Utilities and Louisville Gas and Electric’s customer service falling short of what is expected. The report was released today. The review found that satisfaction with the utility’s customer service has steadily declined since 2008, and that call centers around the state aren’t meeting… Continue reading Independent Audit Finds LG&E, KU Customer Service Lacking
Louisville police say a Louisville Gas and Electric Co. employee fatally shot his supervisor at a service center in Louisville before turning the gun on himself. Authorities tell the Courier-Journal that 52 year old Jeremy W. “Billy” Davis opened fire on 53 year old supervisor Andre Johnson, then took his own life. Sgt. Robert Biven… Continue reading Two Dead In Shooting At LG&E Facility-UPDATE
PPL acquired the two companies from parent E.ON U.S. for $7.6 billion. The deal was approved by the Kentucky Public Service Commission last month.
The PSC is expected to decide by month’s end whether to approve the deal. The utilities are currently owned by E.ON U.S.
The money comes from an incentive program that encourages commercial customers to replace older, less
Mayor Jerry Abramson says the city made a competitive bid for the utility in April, but hit a snag over a multi-million dollar ‘break-up’ fee that would have been forefeited if the sale had fallen through.
A proposal by Louisville Gas and Electric Company to build a new coal combustion waste dump at its Cane Run facility in west Louisville was the focus of a Metro Council informational hearing Thursday.
By Elizabeth Kramer The Louisville Free Public Library’s main branch will soon be getting nearly 100 computers its purchasing with a new grant. The $150,000 grant from E.ON U.S., which owns the Louisville Gas and Electric Company, is helping pay for the computers. They’ll be installed into three areas of the library’s main branch that… Continue reading Library to Get Computers with Grant from E.ON U.S.
By Rick Howlett Louisville Gas and Electric customers lined up Monday evening to comment on rate increases requested by the utility. The hearing at Male High School was conducted by the Kentucky Public Service Commission, which is holding meetings across the state on rate hikes proposed by LG&E and its sister company, Kentucky Utilities. The… Continue reading LG&E Customers Weigh In On Rate Hike Proposal
By Rick Howlett The chairman of PPL Corporation is calling his company’s pending purchase of Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities a transformational event. James Miller says the acquisition will bring together three of the best utility companies in the United States and turn PPL into a more geographically diverse operation. “Most importantly,… Continue reading PPL Chief: Utilities Purchase "Transformational"