Empowering communities that thrive and succeed is important to us. In Kentucky, @LGEKU efforts have contributed to the growth of business and jobs in the areas they serve.
Since 2009, more than 100,000 small businesses have participated in PPL Electric Utilities energy efficiency programs and together they saved almost 1.3M MWh of energy.
Birds do it and bees do it. Oh, and butterflies, too. Pollination that is. We’re helping provide pollinator-friendly habitats and protect our power lines at the same time.
LG&E’s and KU’s investments in distribution automation have helped prevent more than 16,000 electric service interruptions for customers
We are exploring the power of solar energy, battery storage and new technology to help us prepare, innovate and be ready for the demands of tomorrow’s energy grid.
Maybe it’s the quiet energy of the forest, or the song of the golden-winged warbler, or even the stillness of the pristine 52-acre glacial lake that appeals to the hundreds of visitors who come to Lacawac Sanctuary each year. No matter why they come, all visitors leave with a profound appreciation for nature and all its wonder.
PPL Electric Utilities found a new use for old and broken utility poles that will keep an estimated 1,600 tons of wooden waste out of landfills every year.
Crews from PPL’s operating utilities are often called to help restore power in other regions, and under their mutual assistance agreements, can call in help from other utilities when it is needed.
The common thread to PPL Electric’s continued success has been an increasingly constructive workplace culture. In recent years, the company has built a culture that nurtures an atmosphere of employee engagement and accountability, with employees providing and accepting feedback as they focus on achieving exceptional results
Most people couldn’t imagine starting their day without a cup of coffee. So, when customers Don and Robin Smith from Somerset, Kentucky, saw KU trucks outside their house, Don was worried the crews would shut off power before he could brew his morning cup of Joe.