Public Service Commission http://wfpl.org en Kentucky Accepts Settlement in LG&E Rate Case http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-accepts-settlement-lge-rate-case <p>The Kentucky Public Service Commission has accepted a settlement agreed to by all the parties in a rate increase case filed by Louisville Gas and Electric and Kentucky Utilities.</p> Thu, 20 Dec 2012 22:23:58 +0000 Erica Peterson 3081 at http://wfpl.org PSC Agrees to $58 Million Settlement in Big Rivers Rate Case http://wfpl.org/post/psc-agrees-58-million-settlement-big-rivers-rate-case <p>The <a href="http://psc.ky.gov/">Kentucky Public Service Commission</a> has accepted a settlement in a rate case involving Big Rivers Electric Corp., which provides power to several electric co-ops in western Kentucky.</p><p>When Big Rivers proposed environmental upgrades earlier this year, the improvements were estimated to cost ratepayers more than $283 million. The company planned to install more stringent pollution controls at four of its power plants, and convert the coal-fired Reid Plant in Sebree to natural gas.</p> Mon, 01 Oct 2012 19:31:39 +0000 Erica Peterson 1846 at http://wfpl.org PSC Agrees to $58 Million Settlement in Big Rivers Rate Case LG&E Cited for Gas Safety Violations http://wfpl.org/post/lge-cited-gas-safety-violations <p>The <a href="http://psc.ky.gov/" target="_blank">Kentucky Public Service Commission</a> has cited Louisville Gas &amp; Electric for safety violations that led to a natural gas explosion in December. The explosion in South Louisville destroyed a house, and the PSC determined that there were problems with LG&amp;E&#39;s emergency response. The company was also cited for violations related to gas line pressure in the system. Tue, 26 Jun 2012 17:39:58 +0000 Erica Peterson 803 at http://wfpl.org AEP to Reconsider Alternatives to Coal at Eastern Kentucky Plant http://wfpl.org/post/aep-reconsider-alternatives-coal-eastern-kentucky-plant <p><a href="http://www.aep.com" target="_blank">American Electric Power</a> may have changed its mind about the future of the coal-fired Big Sandy Power Plant in Eastern Kentucky. The company has an <a href="http://psc.ky.gov/Home/Library?type=Cases&amp;folder=2011%20cases/2011-00401" target="_blank">application pending</a> with the Kentucky Public Service Commission to install pollution controls at the plant to continue burning coal. Wed, 30 May 2012 19:00:00 +0000 Erica Peterson 476 at http://wfpl.org AEP to Reconsider Alternatives to Coal at Eastern Kentucky Plant Kentucky Power Makes Case for Continued Coal Use at E. Ky. Power Plant http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-power-makes-case-continued-coal-use-e-ky-power-plant <p>The Kentucky Public Service Commission is set to decide soon whether <a href="http://www.aep.com/" target="_blank">American Electric Power</a> can keep burning coal at an eastern Kentucky power plant. The Public Service Commissioners heard testimony today in Frankfort.</p> Mon, 30 Apr 2012 21:30:00 +0000 Erica Peterson 103 at http://wfpl.org