Empowering our customers to do even more
Here are the many ways we’re partnering with our customers to help them meet their sustainability goals:
We’re integrating sustainability into every part of our operations and through customer partnerships
As part of our environmental efforts across our generation fleet and throughout our business, we’ve committed with our parent company, PPL, to reduce carbon dioxide emissions 70% from 2010 levels by 2040 and 80% by 2050.
Reducing carbon dioxide emissions
We’ve already helped the city of Louisville to reduce its CO2 emissions by 10% and are increasingly adding more solar to further increase our existing renewable generation, which includes two, nearly 100-year-old hydro facilities. And, we’re continuing to explore additional opportunities to add more cost-effective renewable energy sources for our customers.
We’re partnering with the University of Kentucky on a megawatt-scale carbon capture pilot at our E.W. Brown Generating Station, one of the few operational sites in the United States.
Driving electric vehicle use
We’ve pledged to electrify 10% of our transportation fleet by 2030 by replacing our end-of-lease light duty vehicles with a combination of fully electric vehicles or plug-in hybrids and outfitting our heavy-duty vehicles with plug-in idle mitigation units. We plan to have around 130 total electric vehicles, which will be a blend of light duty trucks and heavy-duty bucket trucks, which will also be much quieter while idling.
Incorporating sheep and pollinator habitatsWe’ve created more pollinator habitats and are partnering with the historic Shaker Village to use a ...more
We’ve created more pollinator habitats and are partnering with the historic Shaker Village to use a flock of 35 sheep to control vegetation at Kentucky’s largest solar facility located at our E.W. Brown Generating Station.