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Weather to blame for high energy bills, tips to help

Recently, social media has been blowing up with people upset over their energy bills. Some said it doubled in December. Some were concerned over a possible rate increase

Agricultural Development Board OKs $55,000 in on-farm energy grants

Nine Grants Will Improve Poultry, Dairy and Horticultural Operations

Volunteers install energy-efficient porch lights during annual Day of Caring

Volunteers effort to install energy-efficient porch lights to help increase safety and help customers save energy.

State denies Atmos Energy rate increase

Kentucky's Public Service Commission (PSC) has denied Atmos Energy's request to increase rates. 

Co-op’s power plant turns old tires into energy

Each year, East Kentucky Power Cooperative’s Spurlock Station uses the equivalent of about 2.4 million tires as fuel to make energy for more than 1 million Kentucky residents.

US coal consumption drops to lowest level since 1979

Americans are using less coal this year than at any time since Jimmy Carter's presidency.

Bill would let regulators set price for excess solar power

A bill moving through the Kentucky legislature would let state regulators decide how much money people with solar panels on their homes would be paid for the extra energy they generate.

Public meeting scheduled to review utility rate case

Kentucky utility regulators have scheduled a meeting to receive public comments on a proposal by Atmos Energy Corp. to increase natural gas base rates.

Community action council kicks off LIHEAP

Some people can't afford to stay warm in the winter, so the community action council steps in.

Closing of Duke Energy ash pond in northern Kentucky finalized

The Kentucky Public Service Commission has approved Duke Energy's plan to close and empty a coal ash pond at a northern Kentucky power plant

Natural Gas price going down for Columbia Gas customers

Columbia Gas customers should see lower bills due to a decrease in the price of natural gas, according to the company.

UofL planting hemp for energy research

The University of Louisville is planting two types of industrial hemp and another fiber call kenaf to research their potential as renewable energy resources.

Kentucky governor would not veto nuclear bill

Kentucky's Republican governor says he will not veto a bill that would lift the state's decades-old ban on nuclear power.

CAC’s Begins 2017 LIHEAP Program

The Community Action Council's Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Crisis Program (LIHEAP) begins Monday, January 9, 2017.

Students to plant trees at mining site to observe Arbor Day

Students at some eastern Kentucky schools will plant trees at a mine site next week in observance of Arbor Day.

Grant proposals sought to promote use of waste tires

Kentucky's Energy and Environment Cabinet is accepting grant proposals for projects promoting the use of recycled waste tires for landscaping.

Coal mining company hit with fine that could reach $3.25M

Kentucky's Energy and Environment Cabinet has agreed to levy a stiff fine against a coal mining company which acknowledged thousands of Clean Water Act violations, effectively barring the company from operating in Kentucky in the future.

Kentucky has 300 school buildings with energy savings rating

The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet says 300 school buildings in the state have achieved an energy efficiency rating.

300th Kentucky school now certified ENERGY STAR

The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet (EEC) and the Kentucky School Boards Association (KSBA) today announced a milestone that has been reached in the designation of school facilities in Kentucky

Estill County School certified ENERGY STAR

The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet today announced West Irvine Elementary School has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) ENERGY STAR certification.

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KSU to bring forth new strategic plan before its Board of Regents

The new plan, entitled “Vision 2025: Racing Toward Our Highest Potential.”
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Historical flooding causes severe damage in Beattyville

Downtown Beattyville in Lee County is washed out.

Powell county residents cleaning up after flood

Clay City residents are left cleaning up, after the Red River reached levels they haven't seen in over 40 years.