Louisville Gas and Electric and Kentucky Utilities

Kentucky’s largest utility tests new law creating barrier to retire fossil fuel plants

BY: - May 15, 2023

Republican lawmakers in Kentucky, raising concerns that planned and ongoing retirements of coal-fired power plants could affect the reliability and resilience of the electric grid, passed a new law that creates an extra barrier for utilities to retire such plants. Kentucky’s largest electric utility, which strongly opposed that law, is now testing it before the […]