Utilities Companies Spending Millions to Stay Modern and Competitive

Utilities Companies Spending Millions to Stay Modern and Competitive

Susan Gosselin | The Lane Report

Louisville is known for its resources in healthcare, logistics and bourbon distilling. But one of the most important reasons businesses locate to Louisville is its low cost of doing business, and local utilities companies are one of the biggest reasons why.

Much of Kentucky’s electricity comes from its indigenous coalfields – 86 percent, in fact – while the remainder is generated through hydroelectric, natural gas turbines and solar. A big chunk of Louisville’s natural gas for home and industry comes from easily accessible transcontinental pipelines and Kentucky coalfields. And its water, award winning for its taste and quality, is pumped and treated from the Ohio River aquifer.

All this combines to help Kentucky have some of the lowest overall utility rates in the country…(Read the full story)

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