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Coronavirus accelerates decline of slumping coal industry

Lockdowns have shut off lights in offices and schools, sapping demand for electricity provided by coal-fired power plants.

Some people in eastern Kentucky still without power one week after storm

Many Leslie County are still without power a week after a powerful storm hit eastern Kentucky.

15,000 still without power, most in Knott, Leslie, Letcher, Perry, Pike

Almost 26,000 Kentucky Power customers are in their third day without electricity, the utility said Wednesday.

PSC trims rate increase sought by Kentucky Power Co.

Kentucky Power residential customers will pay less in 2018 than they did last year following action by the Kentucky Public Service Commission.

KU and LG&E crews to help restore power in Puerto Rico

Kentucky Utilities and Louisville Gas & Electric crews will help restore power in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico.

Kentucky Power crews helping with storm recovery in Northeast

Kentucky Power crews and contractors headed north Tuesday to assist with power outages in Maine and Connecticut following Tropical Storm Philippe.

BGE: Power outage affects 1400 Franklin County customers

Blue Grass Energy says more than 1,400 customers in Franklin County were without electricity Thursday night. The company says a substation went out.

SCAM ALERT: Don’t be fooled by bogus utility calls

The Attorney General is warning Kentuckians of a scam circulating the region where con artists are pretending to be the utility company.

KU: Power line went down, over 1,000 were without electricity

A Kentucky Utilities spokesman says that about 1,500 customers are without electricity after a power line came down in Lexington Wednesday afternoon.

Toyota to power plant with energy from landfill

Toyota has announced a partnership with the Central Kentucky Landfill that will generate electricity from landfill gas starting November 23.

House approves bill to tweak coal ash standards

The House has approved a bill granting states authority to regulate waste generated from coal burned for electricity

With colder temperatures comes concern over power outages

As temperatures drop overnight, it's important to remember that overuse of power can lead to outages like the ones experience in mid-February.

Tennessee Valley Authority nears first large-scale solar buy

The Tennessee Valley Authority has taken steps toward its first large-scale purchase of solar electricity.

UPDATE: South Broadway Open After Utlity Pole Repairs

Lexington police said South Broadway is open after Kentucky Utility crews worked to repair an electricity pole Tuesday night and Wednesday morning.

High Winds Cause Downed Trees, Power Outages

Strong winds also knocked out power to more than 14,000 people in Lexington according to Kentucky Utilities.

High Winds Cause Downed Trees, Power Outages

Strong winds also knocked out power to more than 14,000 people in Lexington according to Kentucky Utilities.

Keeping The Heat In Your Home This Winter

Kentucky Utilities is offering a number of tips to help keep your heat in and the cold out this year. A few simple steps can lower your electric bill.

KU: Storms Knock Down Lexington Power Lines

Kentucky Utilities workers are repairing power lines that were knocked down due to Tuesday's powerful winds and rain in Lexington.

Investigation into Campbellsville University Power Lines Begins

Kentucky Utilities and several agencies are launching investigations into how and why Thursday's ALS challenge went horribly wrong at Campbellsville University.

UK Police: Power Restored to North Side of Campus

Students moving to UK ran into an unexpected obstacle as the electricity went out on the campus' north side Friday morning, according to UK Police.

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Midway University maintains tuition, fee freeze; reduces RN program cost

tuition rate for the RN-BSN program will be lowered, making that rate the most affordable in the region and much of the state.

Area first responders among those chosen for first EMS leadership academy

Twelve emergency management services from across the state selected for first ever Kentucky EMS Leadership Academy.

Broadcaster G.D. Hieronymus retiring from Keeneland

Eclipse Award-Winning Director of Broadcast Services G.D. Hieronymus Announces Retirement from Keeneland