A nonprofit publication of the Kentucky Center for Public Service Journalism

Utilities unite to protect customers from scams; event raises consumer awareness, offers advice

Wednesday marked the fifth annual Utility Scam Awareness Day when Louisville Gas and Electric Company, Kentucky Utilities Company and Old Dominion Power Company joined more than 145 fellow U.S. and Canadian utilities to raise consumer awareness on how to recognize scams and offer advice to avoid them. These efforts have become more important this year during the pandemic, as reports of scams have risen...

LG&E and KU listed among Top 20 U.S. utilities for corporate facility investment, job creation

Site Selection Magazine, an international publication focused on economic development, has named Louisville Gas and Electric and Kentucky Utilities Company among an elite group of the Top 20 utilities in the United States for corporate facility investment and job creation in 2019. The evaluation included a field of approximately 3,300 electric utilities across the country. Eileen Saunders “It’s...

Kentucky residents, businesses help build new solar array; LG&E and KU add more solar generation

Just ahead of the sunny summer season, LG&E and KU, together with their customers, are expanding renewable energy generation in Kentucky by adding more locally-grown solar energy to the grid. The company recently completed construction of the second 500-kilowatt section at its Solar Share facility in Simpsonville. With the addition of the new 1,300 panel array, customers participating in the program...

Could 2020 be the year you purchase an electric vehicle? Let LG&E and KU’s online Marketplace help

Choosing the right new car can be a challenge, but making a switch to an electric vehicle (EV) can feel even more complicated. That’s why Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company are launching a new EV section of the utilities’ online Marketplace to help. Introduced in November 2019, the LG&E and KU Marketplace provides a one-stop-shop for those looking for energy-smart...