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Customer participation in efficiency programs helps LG&E, KU meet energy conservation goals

Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company announced Wednesday that they have been able to offset roughly the same amount of energy that equates to building a new power plant. The savings were largely the result of customers embracing the utilities’ energy efficiency programs LG&E and KU set a goal in 2008 of saving approximately 500 megawatts of capacity and, to date...