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Kentucky Power plans power grid improvements in Floyd and Knott counties

Kentucky Power officials plan upgrades to the electric transmission system in Floyd and Knott counties. Construction of the new line allows crews to retire approximately 25 miles of transmission line that includes deteriorating wooden poles from the 1920s and 1940s.

Kentucky Power officials plan upgrades to the electric transmission system in Floyd and Knott counties. Construction of the new line allows crews to retire approximately 25 miles of transmission line that includes deteriorating wooden poles from the 1920s and 1940s.


Kentucky Power and AEP Foundation provide grant to Housing Oriented Ministries Established for Services, Inc.

Kentucky Power recently awarded grant of $35,000 to Housing Oriented Ministries Established for Services, Inc. (HOMES).   The grant from the American Electric Power (AEP) Foundation and Kentucky Power will support a renovation project at Addiction Recovery Care Center’s Spring Hill facility.

Kentucky Power recently awarded grant of $35,000 to Housing Oriented Ministries Established for Services, Inc. (HOMES).   The grant from the American Electric Power (AEP) Foundation and Kentucky Power will support a renovation project at Addiction Recovery Care Center’s Spring Hill facility.


Kentucky Power and AEP Foundation provide grant to The Salvation Army

Kentucky Power recently awarded a $60,000 gift to the Salvation Army in Ashland. The grant from the American Electric Power (AEP) Foundation and Kentucky Power will support the Salvation Army’s Pathway of Hope Program.

Kentucky Power recently awarded a $60,000 gift to the Salvation Army in Ashland. The grant from the American Electric Power (AEP) Foundation and Kentucky Power will support the Salvation Army’s Pathway of Hope Program.


Kentucky Power’s THAW Energy Assistance Program Accepting Applications

Kentucky Power’s THAW program – Temporary Heating Assistance in Winter – will start taking applications in January. The program runs through April and applications will be accepted at local community action agencies.

Kentucky Power’s THAW program – Temporary Heating Assistance in Winter – will start taking applications in January. The program runs through April and applications will be accepted at local community action agencies.


Kentucky Power and AEP Foundation provide grant to White House Clinics

Kentucky Power recently awarded a $13,835 gift to White House Clinics. The grant from the American Electric Power (AEP) Foundation and Kentucky Power will support the White House Clinics’ emergency food program. 

Kentucky Power recently awarded a $13,835 gift to White House Clinics. The grant from the American Electric Power (AEP) Foundation and Kentucky Power will support the White House Clinics’ emergency food program. 


Kentucky Power offers heating tips as temperatures drop

The first week of December is bringing cold and snowy weather that likely has heating systems humming across eastern Kentucky. There are many simple energy efficiency measures customers can put into place to save money without jeopardizing comfort.

The first week of December is bringing cold and snowy weather that likely has heating systems humming across eastern Kentucky. There are many simple energy efficiency measures customers can put into place to save money without jeopardizing comfort.


Kentucky Power Names West Vice President Regulatory and Finance

Kentucky Power has promoted Brian West to vice president, Regulatory and Finance, effective January 1, 2021.  West replaces Ranie Wohnhas who is retiring after 41 years.

Kentucky Power has promoted Brian West to vice president, Regulatory and Finance, effective January 1, 2021.  West replaces Ranie Wohnhas who is retiring after 41 years.


Kentucky Power and AEP Foundation provide grant to the City of Ashland

Kentucky Power recently awarded a $25,000 gift to the City of Ashland. The grant from the American Electric Power (AEP) Foundation and Kentucky Power will go toward supporting the downtown redevelopment efforts outlined in the Ashland Downtown Development Plan.

Kentucky Power recently awarded a $25,000 gift to the City of Ashland. The grant from the American Electric Power (AEP) Foundation and Kentucky Power will go toward supporting the downtown redevelopment efforts outlined in the Ashland Downtown Development Plan.


Kentucky Power’s Energy Assistance Program Accepting Applications

Kentucky Power plans to help families in need with their bills this winter through the home energy assistance program called HEART - The Home Energy Assistance in Reduced Temperatures program. This program assists participating income qualified customers over several months. Community Action will approve and administer assistance through their regional agencies. Applications for HEART are currently being accepted.

Kentucky Power plans to help families in need with their bills this winter through the home energy assistance program called HEART - The Home Energy Assistance in Reduced Temperatures program. This program assists participating income qualified customers over several months. Community Action will approve and administer assistance through their regional agencies. Applications for HEART are currently being accepted.


Lineman Training Partnership Formed with Big Sandy Community College and Kentucky Power

A new lineman training center is nearing completion in eastern Kentucky thanks to a partnership between Kentucky Power and Big Sandy Community and Technical College (BSCTC). In recent weeks, Kentucky Power donated a bucket truck to the College for instructional use. The Lineman Training Program is a partnership between Kentucky Power, BSCTC, and Big Sandy RECC.

A new lineman training center is nearing completion in eastern Kentucky thanks to a partnership between Kentucky Power and Big Sandy Community and Technical College (BSCTC). In recent weeks, Kentucky Power donated a bucket truck to the College for instructional use. The Lineman Training Program is a partnership between Kentucky Power, BSCTC, and Big Sandy RECC.


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