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LG&E and KU request approval to expand benefits of advanced meters to all customers

Press release is from LG&E’s website Utilities’ work with collaborative group, experience with pilot programs helped shape company plans (LOUISVILLE, Ky.) – Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company announced today that, after months of meetings with representatives of customer groups, they plan to ask the Kentucky Public Service Commission for approval of a “Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity” to install 1.3 million advanced meters across the utilities’ service territories. Advanced meters offer customers near-real-time energy-use information through a user-friendly online dashboard that provides insights into their energy consumption. The additional information gives customers the data to…

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Louisville Ky and the commonwealth getting more electric vehicle charging stations

Utilities will install electric vehicle charging stations across the Commonwealth (LOUISVILLE, Ky.) —With today’s approval from the Kentucky Public Service Commission, Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company will install up to 20 electric vehicle charging stations across their service territories for public use. Additionally, business customers have the opportunity to host charging stations at their locations. “Launching this new service, both in public access areas and for business customers interested in hosting charging stations, will further support electric vehicle drivers by improving their accessibility to regional charging stations,” said John P. Malloy, vice president of Customer Services. The…

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Louisville Gas & Electric Unveil New Energy Source

LOUISVILLE, Ky., – After more than two and one half years and over two million construction hours, Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company’s new 640-megawatt natural gas combined-cycle generating unit — known as Cane Run Unit 7 or CR7 for short— is now commercially available, providing customers with another source of safe, reliable energy. Employees and contractors working on the project wrapped up the unit’s final commissioning and testing phases in mid-June, clearing the way for the company to take control of the unit and commence its official commercial operation. The unit is the first-of-its-kind in the…