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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...

International magazine honors LG&E and KU in elite group for economic development, job creation

Site Selection, the international economic development magazine, has named LG&E and KU among an elite group of the top 20 utilities in the U.S. for corporate facility investment and job creation in their territories in 2018. The evaluation included a field of approximately 3,300 electric utilities across the country. “We strive to bring growth and expansion to the territories we serve, and it’s...

Kentucky’s rural economy shows progress, though some problems linger, legislative committee told

Companies all over the world are investing in rural Kentucky, and more investment—and jobs—seem likely. That is the indication from the state Economic Development Cabinet’s Department for Business Development whose officials told the legislative Subcommittee on Rural Issues today that 51 percent of economic development projects and 53 percent of newly announced capital investments announced in...