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Public Service Commission to hear public comment on Duke Kentucky rate case is Feb. 8 in Florence

The Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) will hold a public meeting next week to provide information and receive public comments on an increase in electric rates proposed by Duke Energy of Kentucky. Details of the meeting are as follows:

Thursday, February 8, 5:30 p.m.
Boone County High School
7056 Burlington Pike
Florence, KY 41042

The public comment period will be preceded by a presentation by PSC staff on the regulatory processes governing the case and an overview of the Duke Kentucky application.

The presentation by PSC staff and a question-and-answer period will last an hour. Public comments will follow at about 6:30 p.m. EST.

In addition to the public meeting, the PSC will conduct a formal evidentiary hearing in the case, beginning at 9 a.m. EST on Tuesday, March 6. The hearing, which is expected to last several days, will be held at the PSC offices at 211 Sower Boulevard in Frankfort. It will be open to the public and may be viewed live on the PSC website, psc.ky.gov.

Written comments will be accepted through the conclusion of the evidentiary hearing. They may be mailed to the PSC at P.O. Box 615, Frankfort, KY 40602, faxed to 502-564-3460, e-mailed from the PSC website or submitted in person at the public meeting or at the PSC offices.

Duke Kentucky’s application and other records in the case are available on the PSC website, psc.ky.gov. The case number is 2017-00321.

The PSC is an independent agency attached for administrative purposes to the Energy and Environment Cabinet. It regulates more than 1,500 gas, water, sewer, electric and telecommunication utilities operating in Kentucky.

From Kentucky Public Service Commission

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