LG&E and KU Electric Vehicle Charging Station Program meets goal

New EV charging stations in Morehead, Richmond and Louisville power utilities’ program to its target

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Kentucky Utilities prototype electric car charging station

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ)– Three new, publicly-accessible EV charging stations are now in operation as part of Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company’s EV Charging Station Program.

The new charging stations are located on the campus of Morehead State University in Morehead, in the City Hall parking lot in downtown Richmond and at LG&E Center on Main Street in downtown Louisville. Not only are the facilities significant because of the enhanced accessibility they’re providing for EV drivers, they’re also powering LG&E and KU’s program to its goal, approved by the Kentucky Public Service Commission in 2016, of installing a total of 20 publicly-accessible charging stations across its service territories, with 10 in each.

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The utilities’ public charging stations are located as noted in the chart below.

 

              LG&E EV Charging Stations KU EV Charging Stations
A.B. Sawyer Park

9310 Whipps Mill Road

Danville

116 North 5th Street

Butchertown

1100 East Washington Street

Elizabethtown

201 South Main Street

Charlie Vettiner Park

Chenoweth Park Road

Greenville – Muhlenberg Sports Park – 200 County Park Drive
Crescent Hill Public Library

2736 Frankfort Avenue

Lexington

159 East High Street

Downtown Louisville

220 West Main Street

Lexington

KU Building – One Quality Street

Downtown Louisville

921 West Main Street

Lexington

McConnell Springs – 416 Rebmann Lane

Downtown Louisville

315 East Main Street

Lexington

721 Press Avenue

Highlands

1523 Hepburn Avenue

Midway

City Hall – 101 East Main Street

Iroquois Park

Knoll Gate Road

Morehead

Morehead State University – 121 East 2nd Street

Seneca Park

3101 Rock Creek Road

Richmond

City Hall – 239 West Main Street

 

All of the stations are equipped with safety features, which include charging plugs that lock in the stand when not in use. They also have digital display screens and quick-pay options for a low effort customer experience.

While its public locations are now in place, LG&E and KU’s EV Charging Station Program also offers interested eligible customers – including businesses, community entities and parking authorities –  the opportunity to host their own electric vehicle charging stations in partnership with LG&E and KU. These stations would be available for public or private use based on the discretion of the hosting authority.

Check out more information on LG&E and KU’s program, electric vehicles and charging stations on the LG&E and KU website.