Kentucky Utilities

3:13pm

Fri February 20, 2015
Health and Welfare

Sub Zero Temps Followed by Snow, Ice, Rain Keep Utilities Busy

Credit lge-ku.com

    

Thousands of Kentuckians woke up to bitterly cold homes Friday morning.  Circuit overloads knocked out power to households all across the Commonwealth.

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11:06pm

Mon February 16, 2015
Health and Welfare

Biggest One Day Snowfall in 17 Years Hits the Bluegrass

Stu Johnson WEKU News

  

A big snowfall in the Bluegrass Region is not only taxing a number of government agencies, but it's also trying the patience of area citizens.  The pace of the falling snow on Monday created its own challenges.

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4:37pm

Wed October 15, 2014
Lexington/Richmond

Lexington Streetlights Could Take on Different Glow in Years Ahead

Credit lexingtonky.gov

The city of Lexington is in talks with Kentucky Utilities about switching to LED streetlights.  James Bush with Lexington's Division of Environmental Policy says LED streetlights tend to last about twice as long as traditional street lighting. Bush says the city has a lease agreement with Kentucky Utilities and Bluegrass Rural Electric Cooperative for operation of street lights.

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4:57pm

Fri August 22, 2014
Lexington/Richmond

Lexington Hit with Two Power Outages in One Week, Same Area Impacted

Credit lex18.com

Some Lexington area residents were hit twice this week by power outages. Electricity was interrupted for about an hour and a half Friday morning in parts of downtown, the University of Kentucky and portions of Nicholasville Road. 

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6:30am

Fri January 31, 2014
Energy

KU Seeking Approval for Solar Plant

Kentucky Utilities is asking for state approval to build a 36 million dollar solar power plant in central Kentucky.  If K-U’S request is granted by the State Public Service Commission, the facility would be built adjacent to the coal-fired complex already in place at the Burgin plant.  

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