Empowering Kentucky's economy

Our energies go to powering businesses and empowering growth.

International economic development publication Site Selection named LG&E and KU among the top 20 utilities in the United States for corporate facility investment and job creation in 2022. LG&E and KU supported 97 corporate projects in 2022, helping Kentucky achieve the second-highest year for new investment announcements in state history. Investments were made in a broad range of industries, including manufacturing (notably EV-battery production), health care, logistics/distribution, metals, agri-tech, food/beverage production and bourbon distilling.

LG&E and KU’s resources, experience and knowledge base are available to assist you each step of the way. From site evaluation to implementation and ongoing support, let us partner with you to help with:

  • Building/site identification and due diligence
  • Infrastructure development
  • Incentives and cost analysis
  • Project management
  • Coordination with state and local governments.

Kentucky is the right place for your business

With competitive electric rates, excellent reliability, a focus on the customer, and a business-friendly climate, there’s no question that Kentucky is the place for business.

Start planning your business success with us. Use our site selection tools to find available properties in one of our outstanding communities, examine our featured properties or find sites and buildings based on your criteria. Once you find a property, use our reports for further analysis.

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Empowering the industries we serve

We are the energy provider for some of the largest industries in Kentucky. From automotive and manufacturing, to aerospace and logistics, businesses can have confidence in LG&E and KU by looking at the customers we serve and the enormity of their operations.

Empowering sustainability in Kentucky

Have sustainability goals? We’ve got you covered. At LG&E and KU, we’re expanding our energy portfolio to offer more renewable options and help businesses meet their sustainability goals.

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Project funding and bill credits

The Opportunity Kentucky grant assists communities with site development for new or expanding businesses. The Opportunity Kentucky bill credit offers an incentive to new and existing customers to help launch their investments.

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Economic development team members

Meet our team of Business and Economic Development professionals.

Is your business looking for a new location to grow or launch operations? If so, we're here to support your business needs.