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Debt refinancing may mean lower rates for utility customers

Customers of Kentucky-American Water could get a little money back or lower rates in the future, under an order handed down today by the state's Public Service Commission.

PSC: Damage to gas pipelines at unacceptable levels

Since July 14, 2018, the PSC has received more than 700 reports of excavation-caused damage to natural gas lines in the state.

PSC grants rate increase to Grayson RECC

The Kentucky Public Service Commission has granted a rate increase to Grayson Rural Electric Cooperative Corp. and has ordered the utility to undergo a comprehensive audit of its management practices.

PSC sets Duke Energy Kentucky natural gas base rates

The PSC has approved a settlement that allows Duke Energy Kentucky to raise its rates for delivery of natural gas, but reduces by about one-third the size of the increase that Duke Kentucky originally requested.

PSC ok’s rate increase for Northern Kentucky Water District

The Kentucky Public Service Commission has granted a request by Northern Kentucky Water District for a rate increase, largely in order to replace or repair aging infrastructure.

PSC opens investigation of utilities with high water loss

The Public Service Commission says it will investigate the operations and finances of water utilities that are unable to account for 35 percent or more of the water that they produce or purchase.

PSC opens investigation into Drakesboro Gas System

The Kentucky Public Service Commission says it has opened an investigation into the city of Drakesboro’s natural gas distribution system after a recent inspection found 35 violations of natural gas safety standards.

PSC reduces Water Service Corp. of Kentucky rate request

The Kentucky Public Service Commission has granted Water Service Corp. of Kentucky a rate increase that is 37 percent below the amount sought by the utility.

Rate increase request by Southern Water denied

The commission says the Floyd County utility is unable to provide accurate records related to its billing and revenue.

Electric cooperative rates increase in 12 Kentucky counties

Electric cooperative rates increase in 12 Kentucky counties

PSC to hold meeting on rate cases in northern Kentucky

The Kentucky Public Service Commission will hold a public meeting to provide information and receive public comments on two rate cases affecting customers in northern Kentucky.

Beshear recommends takeover of Kentucky water district

INEZ, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear is recommending a takeover of a troubled eastern Kentucky water district. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports Beshear's...

Kentucky American Water asking for rate increase

The company filed an application Wednesday with the Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) to adjust its rates for water service.

Kentucky regulators want financial assurances for mill

Kentucky regulators are requiring written financial assurances for a proposed aluminum mill in eastern Kentucky.

PSC approves Kentucky Power plan to help families in need with winter bills

The Kentucky Public Service Commission issued an order Tuesday approving Kentucky Power’s plan to help more families in need with their bills this winter.

PSC rejects South Kentucky RECC power purchase

The Kentucky Public Service Commission has rejected a proposal by South Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative Corp. to enter into a long-term agreement to purchase power through Morgan Stanley Capital Group, Inc.

PSC orders credit for Delta Natural Gas customers

The Kentucky Public Service Commission has reduced the annual revenue of Delta Natural Gas Co. to reflect a federal tax cut, thereby lowering the base rate portion of the average monthly bill for residential customers.

Panel rejects smart meter proposal from electric providers

The state agency said in an order on Thursday that while it sees benefits of using the technology, the utilities failed to show that the costs were worth it.

Water officials have new requirements for training

Public Service Commission to begin training local water district commissioners.

Public comment meeting scheduled for Duke rate hike

Public gets chance to ask questions about a proposed rate hike by Duke Energy.

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Nobel Peace Prize winner remembered in Kentucky

Nobel Peace Prize winner John Hume died over the weekend at 83.

Clark County Public Schools to begin year online

First nine weeks are scheduled to be online starting September 8.