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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Kentucky Utilities says an insulator problem at a substation led to a power outage Wednesday night in the Richmond Road area in Lexington. It affected more than 6,000 customers, which included businesses temporarily left in the dark. All power has been restored, according to K-U.