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National Preparedness Month a reminder to plan ahead for emergencies; make preparation a priority

September is National Preparedness Month. During the 30 days of observation, families and communities are reminded and encouraged to plan ahead so they can be ready when disasters or emergencies strike. Exactly how to prepare means different things for different people, businesses, industries and agencies. If we’ve learned anything in 2020, it’s how quickly things can change and the importance...

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...

LG&E and KU push for being prepared, not scared; National Preparedness Month a reminder

Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company are urging the public to use National Preparedness Month (September) as a reminder to plan for emergency situations before they strike. Preparedness is a never-ending effort for LG&E and KU, with crews and employees behind the scenes working around the clock to meet the needs of customers and immediately respond to emergencies. To...

LG&E and KU rolling out upgrades to online outage map, including mobile interactive design

Whether it’s for a few minutes, a few hours or a few days, experiencing a power outage is never convenient. Getting detailed information about the outage enables customers to make critical decisions regarding what they need to do until power is restored. For nearly a decade, Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company have empowered customers by providing this important information...