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Kentucky’s Touchstone Energy Cooperatives offer solar power to members

April 2017

Members of Kentucky’s Touchstone Energy Cooperatives who want to help the environment and future generations by powering their home or business with renewable energy will soon have their chance. The co-ops have teamed together to build and operate a 60-acre solar farm that is expected to begin generating sun-powered electricity this fall.

PSC Approves Big Rivers Electric Solar Energy Projects

Seven small arrays are for testing, demonstration and education

from a Kentucky Pubic Service Commission press release 

The Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) has approved a proposal by Big Rivers Electric Corp. to build seven small solar power facilities across its service territory.

Kentucky Co-ops Applaud Trump Clean Power Plan Executive Order

LOUISVILLE, Ky — Kentucky Association of Electric Cooperatives (KAEC) President and CEO Chris Perry issued the following statement on President Trump’s executive order on the Clean Power Plan:

NRECA Annual Meeting Begins

February 27, 2017

Co-ops urge YES vote on net metering bill in Ky Senate

Kentucky’s electric cooperatives urge Kentucky state senators to vote YES on Senate Bill 214, a net-metering bill.

SAIA 2017 Summer Meeting

 

Make plans to join us for this year’s SAIA meeting in June.  The summer meeting is hosted by Kentucky Association of Electric Cooperatives and will be held at the Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa in Lexington, Kentucky.  The meeting will be held from Tuesday June 13 - Thursday June 15.

Jackson Purchase Energy Corporation Saddened by Death of Line Technician


JPEC tribute for Josh’s trip home

Officials with Jackson Purchase Energy Corporation are grieved to acknowledge the death of JPEC Line Technician Josh Franklin.

Franklin passed away at 12:30 p.m. January 16 at Vanderbilt University Hospital in Nashville, according to family members, who authorized JPEC to release the information.

KAEC Safety Instructor Prepares for the Future

January 5, 2017

Robert Thornton becomes a Certified Loss Control Professional

PSC Approves Big Rivers Power Supply Contract with KyMEA

December 14, 2016

Big Rivers Electric Corporation announced the Kentucky Public Service Commission’s (PSC) approval of a ten-year power supply contract with the Kentucky Municipal Energy Agency (KyMEA). Under the agreement signed earlier this year, Big Rivers will provide 100 megawatts (MW) beginning in June of 2019. The supply could also be expanded by an additional 50 MW later in the contract term.

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