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Attention utilities:
help fight the Zika virus in Kentucky

Educate your staff, especially your workers in the field, about how to avoid exposure to the Zika virus and how to help prevent its spread in Kentucky. Send representatives to the 2017 Kentucky Zika Summit. There they can learn from public health officials, doctors and other experts. Topics will include how to protect yourself against Zika-carrying mosquitoes and how to reduce the populations of those mosquitoes by denying them places to breed. The summit will be of interest to any utility that has workers in the field and particularly to water and wastewater utilities.

Summit information:

WHEN May 11,2017
WHERE Heritage Hall, Lexington Center: 430 W. Vine Street, Lexington, KY
PARKING Free parking is available in the Manchester Street lot
REGISTRATION Registration required at: Zika Summit Registration

Interest on Customer Deposits

Pursuant to KRS 278.460, the Kentucky Public Service Commission has determined that the interest rate on utility deposits for the calendar year 2017, effective January 1, 2017, shall be:


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Lifeline telecommunications service for low-income consumers:

major changes beginning December 2016 (click here)

Introduction to Ratemaking (click here)

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Environmental Surcharge Mechanism

Environmental Cost Recovery by Electric Utilities in Kentucky

Informational video (click here)

Public Meeting Presentation: LG&E and KU Environmental Compliance Plans and Surcharge

Big Rivers Electric Corporation
Focused Management Audit

Concentric Energy Advisors has completed its focused management and operations audit of Big Rivers Electric Corporation (“Big Rivers”). The public version of the report is available below.

Big Rivers is a member-owned not-for-profit generation and transmission rural electric cooperative organized pursuant to KRS Chapter 279. Big Rivers is in transition from having a total system load of roughly 1,500 MW, with 850 MW consumed by two aluminum smelters, to a total system load of 650 MW after the departure of the smelters.

In April 2014, the Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) ordered that a focused management audit be conducted of the strategic planning, management, and decision-making of Big Rivers relating to its efforts in mitigating the effects of the loss of the smelter load. An RFP was issued and Concentric Energy Advisors was selected to conduct the review.

An action plan addressing the findings and recommendations made by Concentric Energy Advisors was completed in December 2015. The PSC will monitor the implementation of the action plan until all of the recommended actions have been completed.

Click here to view the Action Plan
Click here to view the Concentric Report

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Beginning July 16, 2014, the Kentucky Public Service Commission will begin delivering ALL ORDERS and case related documents BY E-MAIL unless mail delivery is requested.

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Regulation Revisions

The Public Service Commission continues to review its administrative regulations and develop updates to ensure that they are current with existing statutes and reflect present Commission policy and practice.

The latest updates and information can be found at the following link:

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Request a copy of PSC records

Those wishing to view fuel-related contracts at the Commission’s offices, must schedule an appointment. To schedule an appointment call: (502) 564-3940

Latest Case Filings

Case Last Filing
2017-00165 4/27/2017 8:40:14 AM Red Barn Waste Management, LLC
2016-00371 4/26/2017 6:52:49 PM Louisville Gas and Electric Company , Louisville Gas and Electric Company
2016-00370 4/26/2017 6:46:35 PM Kentucky Utilities Company
2017-00125 4/26/2017 12:05:30 PM Delta Natural Gas Company, Inc.
2017-00024 4/26/2017 11:52:18 AM Kenergy Corp.
Case Last Filing
2017-00006 4/26/2017 11:51:11 AM Big Rivers Electric Corporation
2017-00005 4/26/2017 11:49:22 AM Duke Energy Kentucky, Inc.
2017-00004 4/26/2017 11:47:22 AM Louisville Gas and Electric Company
2017-00003 4/26/2017 11:45:40 AM Kentucky Utilities Company
2017-00002 4/26/2017 11:43:09 AM East Kentucky Power Cooperative, Inc.
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