KY power awards grant to assist low income residents

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PAINTSVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) – Kentucky Power presented a grant to assist low income and senior customers in eastern Kentucky.

The $50,000 American Electric Power Foundation grant was given to Christian Appalachian Project.

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It will go to help fund the nonprofit’s Elder Housing and Family Housing programs.

Both programs make home repairs or install weatherization measures to achieve safe, warm and dry living conditions for families and individuals who cannot afford repairs.

In addition to the Christian Appalachian Project programs, Kentucky Power also assists low-income customers with weatherization through the Targeted Energy Efficiency program. This program through regional area action agencies to customers who meet income requirements.

The AEP Foundation grant to Christian Appalachian Project complements the Targeted Energy Efficiency program by offering additional projects that include weatherization, heating upgrades, window and door replacements, roofing and structural repairs other maintenance.