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PSC clears road for electric vehicle charging stations; removes potential obstacle of regulation

The Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) ruled Friday that electric vehicle (EV) charging stations are not utilities and therefore should not be subject to regulation. The ruling, contained in an order issued Friday, is intended to remove any ambiguity over the legal status of EV charging stations and pave the way for the deployment of more such stations in Kentucky. The PSC noted in the order...

LG&E, KU seek approval to own and operate electric vehicle charging stations in their service territories

Louisville Gas & Electric and Kentucky Utilities have filed requests with the Kentucky Public Service Commission to allow the companies to own and operate electric vehicle charging stations within their two service territories. KU prototype charging station (KU photo) While the specific locations have not been selected, each utility is requesting approval to place 10 stations in public access...