Market Profile


Louisville Gas & Electric and Kentucky Utilities (LG&E and KU) Energy provides total customer satisfaction with low-cost, high-value energy services. LG&E and KU has been recognized 21 times by J.D. Power for customer satisfaction.

  LG&E KU*
Customers Served

414,000 (electric)
328,000 (gas)

555,000 (electric)
Service Area 16 Ky Counties 77 Ky Counties
Credit Rating A3/A- A3/A-
Regulated By Ky. PSC Ky. PSC

 

Electric Business
(12 Months ENDED December 31, 2018 — Average Price* per kWh)
Average Price* per Kwh LG&E KU*
Residential 10.32 ¢ 9.70 ¢
Commercial 9.35 ¢ 9.68 ¢
Industrial 6.46 ¢ 5.88 ¢
Generating Capacity (Winter/Summer) 3,163MW/3,084MW 5,308MW/5,096MW**
All-Time Peak (Winter/Summer) 2,096MW/2,852MW 5,112MW/4,354MW**
Generation Source
Coal 87.17% 77.21%**
Natural Gas Combustion Turbine 7.17% 17.12%**
Simple Cycle Combustion Turbine 4.28% 4.92%**
Hydroelectric 1.34% 0.71%**
Solar 0.05% 0.05%**

 

Gas Business
(12 Months ENDED December 31, 2018: Gas Deliveries (Thousands of Mcf))
Gas Deliveries (Thousands Of Mcf) LG&E
Sales 32,007
Transport 14,145
Total 46,152
Average Price Per Mcf Sold
Residential $10.65
Commercial $8.53
Industrial $6.96
Underground Storage Capability 25.90 billion cubic feet

*    Price/Kwh includes Kw (Demand) & customer charges. Fees not included: Franchise Fee, School & State Sales Taxes.
**   Includes Old Dominion Power, which is governed by the VA State Corporation Commission.

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