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KYMEA and RWE Break Ground on Largest Solar Project in Kentucky

On July 26, 2023, Kentucky Municipal Energy Agency (KYMEA) and RWE broke ground on the Ashwood Solar I Project (Ashwood), the largest solar project in the Commonwealth. Ashwood will be constructed and operated by RWE Clean Energy, a subsidiary of RWE AG, with an agreement that calls for KYMEA to purchase 100% of the energy […]

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KYMEA Board Approves COVID-19 Rate Relief Plan and Member Late Payment Protection Plan

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and its associated economic hardships and uncertainties, the Kentucky Municipal Energy Agency (KYMEA) stands with its member communities by introducing the COVID-19 Rate Relief Plan (RRP) and the Member Late Payment Protection Plan (LPPP). For its upcoming fiscal year beginning July 1st, KYMEA approved a 4.19% reduction in member […]

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Even in Coal-Heavy Kentucky, Corporations Can’t Stay Away From Solar Power

Even in Coal-Heavy Kentucky, Corporations Can’t Stay Away From Solar Power In Kentucky, coal still generates the vast majority of electricity: 75 percent in 2018, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. That dominance is waning, however. Last year, renewable-powered electricity in the U.S. surpassed coal-fired power, and two of the largest coal plants slated […]

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