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 KU*
Customers Served

411,000 (electric)
326,000 (gas)

525,000 (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, 2017 — Average Price* per kWh)
Avg. Price** per Kwh LG&E KU*
Residential 10.90 ¢ 10.29 ¢
Commercial 9.77 ¢ 10.13 ¢
Industrial 6.83 ¢ 6.27 ¢
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 89.85% 82.08%**
Natural Gas Combustion Turbine 5.73% 13.87%**
Simple Cycle Combustion Turbine 2.35% 3.70%**
Hydroelectric 2.02% 0.30%**
Solar 0.05% 0.05%***

 

Gas Business
(12 Months ENDED December 31, 2017: Gas Deliveries (Thousands of Mcf))
Gas Deliveries (Thousands Of Mcf) LG&E
Sales 27,316
Transport 12,996
Total 40,313
Average Price Per Mcf Sold
Residential $11.97
Commercial $9.50
Industrial $8.36
Underground Storage Capability 25.90 Billion Cu.Ft.                  

*    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.
*** LG&E and KU plan to sell the renewable attribute of the solar generation by selling the associated RECs.

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