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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 […]
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 […]
At the stroke of midnight on May 1, a new electric power era began for eight communities that are members of the Kentucky Municipal Energy Agency (KYMEA). After decades of purchasing electricity from Kentucky Utilities Company, the Frankfort Plant Board and the municipal electric utilities of Barbourville, Bardwell, Corbin, Falmouth, Madisonville, Paris, and Providence are […]
LST-77 off-loading M4 Sherman tanks at Anzio, Italy, May 1944.
Small Power, Big Story. The City of Paris is one of the Kentucky Municipal Energy Agency’s (KYMEA) 11 member communities and one of our power suppliers. While their diesel engine power plant provides a relatively small amount of energy to our overall portfolio of coal, solar, natural gas, and hydroelectric, the plant has a big […]