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KYMEA President Speaks at Madisonville City Hall

Doug Buresh, President and CEO of Kentucky Municipal Energy Agency, presented a brief presentation during a press conference held Monday at City Hall. Buresh covered the savings that are projected to result from the formation and implementation of KYMEA as Madisonville’s provider of electric power that will take effect next year. “I am happy that […]

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Doug Buresh Named President and CEO of KYMEA

Doug Buresh has been named as President and CEO of Kentucky Municipal Energy Agency. Buresh is responsible for creating, communicating and implementing the agency’s vision, mission, and overall direction on behalf of its municipal electric utility members. As President and CEO, Buresh directs and evaluates the work of KYMEA’s staff. Buresh has worked in the […]

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What is KYMEA, and Why Did Berea Join It?

If you’ve been following Berea City Council meetings lately, you may have noticed there’s a little confusion about what to call the Kentucky Municipal Energy Agency (KYMEA). More importantly, some question why the City of Berea would join KYMEA in the first place. For years, Kentucky Utilities has been Berea’s electric provider, and for much […]

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Kentucky Municipal Energy Agency Seeks Wind, Solar

The Kentucky Municipal Energy Agency (KYMEA) has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for renewable energy. Specifically, the RFP is soliciting proposals to supply electric capacity and energy from renewable sources between May 1, 2019, and June 1, 2022, for terms of 10-20 years. The agency anticipates considering purchases ranging from 250 kW to 50 […]

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PSC Approves Big Rivers Power Supply Contract With KYMEA

Big Rivers Electric Corporation announced the Kentucky Public Service Commission’s (PSC) approval of a ten-year power supply contract with the Kentucky Municipal Energy Agency (KYMEA). Under the agreement signed earlier this year, Big Rivers will provide 100 megawatts (MW) beginning in June of 2019. The supply could also be expanded by an additional 50 MW later […]

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Big Rivers Signs 10-Year Power Supply Contract with KYMEA

Big Rivers Electric Corporation is proud to announce the finalization of a ten-year power supply contract with the Kentucky Municipal Energy Agency (KYMEA). Under the agreement authorized on July 13th, Big Rivers will provide between 75 and 100 megawatts (MW) beginning in June of 2019. The supply could also be expanded by up to 50 […]

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Paducah Power to Sell Energy to Power Agency

Paducah Power System leaders say they’ve figured out a way to help lower your power bill, but it will take four years before you notice the change. The Paducah Power board approved a contract with Kentucky Municipal Energy Agency Wednesday. The contract starts in 2019, but Paducah Power leaders say they won’t see any money from […]

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PPS Sells Capacity to KYMEA

The Paducah Power System Board of Directors today approved a ten-year agreement with the Kentucky Municipal Energy Agency (KYMEA) for the purchase and sale of peaking capacity and energy from the PPS peaking plant. The contract begins May 1, 2019 and requires PPS to provide KYMEA 90 megawatts of capacity in the first three years […]

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