July 12, 2024


LG&E and KU
FERC Upholds De-pancaking Provisions in LG&E/KU Rates
FERC upheld its May 2023 order reinstituting de-pancaking provisions in LG&E/KU’s transmission rates, now the subject of a challenge before the D.C. Circuit.  
Tenn. Congressmen Introduce Bill to Make TVA IRP Process More Public
Two Tennessee congressmen have introduced a bill to force TVA to make its integrated resource planning process more transparent.
PPL CEO Talks Energy Transition on Q4 Earnings Call
PPL plans to invest $14.3 billion in capital spending from 2024 to 2027, which would strengthen reliability and resiliency while enabling more clean energy and keeping a lid on costs for customers.
Groups Say Partially Approved LG&E-KU Plan Signals Fleet Transition
Community groups are hailing the Kentucky Public Service Commission’s decision to reject a proposed gas plant from LG&E and KU while greenlighting multiple planned solar installations and coal plant retirements.
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Kentucky Power Denied Winter Storm Cost Recovery, Fines Possible
Kentucky regulators rejected Kentucky Power's request to recoup fuel costs incurred during the December 2022 winter storm while raising the prospect of penalties.
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AEP, Liberty Call off Sale of Kentucky Operations
AEP and Liberty Utilities have shelved their plans to exchange Kentucky Power for $2.6 billion, ending two years of attempts to gain approval.
Kentucky Law Raises Hurdle for Fossil Fuel Generation Retirements
Newly enacted legislation could make it more difficult for Kentucky regulators to approve retirements of fossil fuel generators or replace them with renewables.
Independence Demolition
AEP, Liberty Utilities Try Again on Kentucky Territory Deal
American Electric Power and Liberty Utilities have filed a fresh application with FERC seeking approval of the sale of AEP’s Kentucky operations to Liberty.
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FERC Rejects Sale of AEP’s Kentucky Operations to Liberty
FERC rejected the sale of American Electric Power’s Kentucky operations to Algonquin Power & Utilities subsidiary Liberty Utilities.
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FERC Rules Kentucky Muni Can Remain a MISO TO
FERC last week affirmed the Henderson, Ky., municipal utility’s status as a transmission owner in the MISO region.

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