LG&E has asked crews in other cities to be on standby, in case they are needed to help restore power in Louisville. Dozens of crews came to Kentucky in early 2009 after ice storms caused widespread outages. Spokesperson Chris Whelan says since that storm LG&E has made several improvements.
The head Germany’s E.ON utility company today awarded a six million dollar parting gift to three Kentucky institutions.
by Gabe Bullard A resolution addressing utility rate increases will be given first reading in Thursday’s Metro Council meeting. The Louisville Gas and Electric company is asking the Public Service Commission to approve a rate increase. for infrastructure improvements and to recoup losses from ice and wind storms. The resolution asks the PSC to deny… Continue reading Resolution Takes Aim At LG&E Rate Increase Request
A proposed 70 percent sewer rate increase has been rejected by the New Albany City Council. But the council will consider another rate increase proposal next month.
Louisville Gas and Electric Company will soon file for a rate increase with the Public Service Commission. LG&E hopes to recoup expenses for infrastructure improvements and repairs after the wind and ice storms of the last two years.
A third utility in Kentucky is serving notice of its intent to try to recoup clean-up costs associated with last January’s debilitating ice storm.
Officials with the Kentucky Public Service Commission and Louisville Gas and Electric say they are willing to work with Mayor Jerry Abramson to study ways to improve the power grid.