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As Cold Approaches, KU Provides Winter Safety Tips

With temperatures dropping and winter weather preparing to move into the area, Kentucky Utilities Company is offering a few simple steps to help area residents prepare to stay safe and comfortable in their homes.

LG&E and KU ramp up efforts to protect customers from utility scams

Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company are joining forces with gas and electric utilities across the U.S. and Canada to educate customers about scams.

KU and LG&E sending crews to Florida ahead of hurricane

KU and LG&E are sending crews to Florida ahead of Hurricane Matthew's arrival.

KU: On National 811 Day, remember to call before you dig

Kentucky Utilities (KU) is reminding residents across the state of the importance of calling Kentucky 811 before doing any digging around homes or in neighborhoods.

Coal ash pond plan approved by Public Service Commission

The Kentucky Public Service Commission has approved compliance plans totaling nearly $1 billion by the state's two largest utility companies to close and cap ponds that store coal ash from power plants.

UPDATE: Driver charged with DUI in Lexington crash that knocked out power

Police in Lexington say a driver involved in a crash on South Broadway at Pine Street Tuesday night that knocked over a utility pole and cut off power to hundreds of people has been charged with DUI.

Kentucky Utilities earns top honors in customer satisfaction

Kentucky Utilities received recognition as the top ranking mid-sized utility in Midwest customer satisfaction on Wednesday, from global market research company J.D. Power.

Downed trees and power outages from afternoon storms

Afternoon and early evening thunderstorms with heavy rain, high winds and frequent lightning led to downed trees and power outages Tuesday across central and eastern Kentucky.

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.

Utilities unveil Kentucky’s largest solar power plant

Louisville Gas & Electric and Kentucky Utilities have unveiled the state's largest solar facility.

PSC approves electric vehicle charging stations

The Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) has approved a plan that will give drivers of electric vehicles in the state access to more places to recharge their vehicles’ batteries.

Power out after collision in Lexington

Power was out about 30-to-45 minutes after a car and truck collided, taking out a utility pole at the intersection of Man O War Boulevard and Trent Boulevard, according to Lexington Police.

KU celebrates Earth Day with free tree seedling giveaway in Lexington

Kentucky Utilities Company will join other local Earth Day activities across the state by giving away free redbud tree seedlings. The giveaway will take place on April 21, at the Lexington Operations Center located at 500 Stone Road.

Utility companies warn customers of latest phone scam

Louisville Gas and Electric Co. and Kentucky Utilities say their customers are being targeted in a telephone scam.

Heating assistance funds available for residents in need

As the region’s unusually mild temperatures decline into those more typical of the season, some area residents may have trouble keeping their homes comfortable.

Reminder: Ways to report power outages to KU

As winds and thunderstorms kick up tonight, there is the possibility of power outages in the area. Kentucky Utilities is reminding the public of ways to report a power outage, if your service goes out.

Power outages reported in area near stockyards fire

Kentucky Utilities has an explanation for the power outages beginning to be reported near the area of the Blue Grass Stockyards fire.

Kentucky Utilities: What to do if your power goes out

Many across Kentucky may be staying home during the snow storm on Friday. Power companies say some people will probably lose power for a while.

Lexington’s Christmas tree lighting Friday night

Lexington kicks off the holiday season with the official city Christmas tree lighting in Triangle Park in downtown on Friday, November 27, 2015. Lexington Mayor Jim Gray and Santa will officially light the tree at 6:30 p.m.

LG&E/KU want in on electric car charging

Kentucky Utilities Company and Louisville Gas and Electric Company filed requests Friday with the Kentucky Public Service Commission to allow the companies to own and operate electric vehicle charging stations within their two service territories.

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