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  • 12/9/2013
    Kentucky Power has filed an application for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity (CPCN) with the Kentucky Public Service Commission (KPSC) to convert Unit 1 at the company's Big Sandy Power Plant, located near Louisa, from a coal-fired unit to a natural gas-fired unit
  • 11/22/2013
    Kentucky Power has asked the Kentucky Public Service Commission (KPSC) to withdraw a base rate case it filed in late June to recover costs associated with the transfer of 50 percent of the ownership of two power generating units form AEP Ohio's Mitchell Plant near Moundsville, West Virginia.
  • 11/22/2013
    The joy and importance of reading will be stressed to elementary school students in Boyd, Knott, Letcher, Pike and Lawrence counties today, when employee-volunteers from Kentucky Power read to second grade students as part of the company's tenth annual "Read to Me Day" event.
  • 10/14/2013
    Kentucky Power today accepted the modified Stipulation and Settlement Agreement between Kentucky Power, Kentucky Industrial Utility Customers Inc. and the Sierra Club that allows transfer of a 50 percent interest in the Mitchell Power Plant, located outside Moundsville, W.Va., to Kentucky Power.
  • 8/16/2013
    Kentucky Power and contractor crews will temporarily restrict traffic along Kentucky State Route 1760 (KY 1760) in Lawrence County from time to time between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. beginning Aug. 20 and ending the week of Oct. 4.
  • 7/2/2013
    Kentucky Power has filed a Stipulation and Settlement Agreement (Settlement Agreement) with the Kentucky Public Service Commission (KPSC) which would, if approved, authorize the transfer of 50% of the ownership of two power generating units from AEP Ohio's Mitchell Power Plant near Moundsville, West Virginia, to Kentucky Power effective Dec. 31, 2013.
  • 6/27/2013
    Kentucky Power Company, a subsidiary of American Electric Power, announced today it will file a base rate case with the Kentucky Public Service Commission (KPSC) to recover costs associated with the anticipated transfer of 50% of the ownership of two power generating units from AEP Ohio's Mitchell Power Plant near Moundsville, West Virginia, to Kentucky Power.
  • 5/2/2013
    Seeing an opportunity to enhance economic development in its service area, AEP-Kentucky Power, recently contracted with a consulting firm to help local economic development authorities help themselves (and their communities) in the business recruitment and retention arena.
  • 4/10/2013
    Kentucky Power Company filed an application today with the Kentucky Public Service Commission asking for approvals related to a Renewable Energy Purchase Agreement (REPA) for Biomass Energy Resources between Kentucky Power and ecoPower Generation-Hazard LLC.
  • 3/27/2013
    Kentucky Power Company, an operating unit of American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP), has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) to purchase up to 250 megawatts of long term capacity and energy in connection with its evaluation of the least, reasonable cost solution to replace the impending loss of generation at Kentucky Power's Big Sandy Plant Unit 1.
  • 1/10/2013
    Kentucky Power wants to warn the public about a phone scam that is occurring in the Ashland, KY area. Someone is calling area residents claiming to be with Kentucky Power and threatening to cut off electricity if the call recipient does not pay money immediately to avoid the disconnection.
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