Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company, part of the PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) family of companies, are regulated utilities that serve a total of 1.2 million customers and have consistently ranked among the best companies for customer service in the United States. LG&E serves 321,000 natural gas and 397,000 electric customers in Louisville and 16 surrounding counties. Kentucky Utilities serves 546,000 customers in 77 Kentucky counties and five counties in Virginia.
LG&E and KU offer a portfolio of residential and commercial Energy Efficiency programs to help customers use energy more wisely offset annual customer energy demand growth that can help delay the need for additional generation, and mitigate the potential customer rate impacts of pending federal environmental regulations. With customers’ adoption, the portfolio of programs has the ability to offset 500 megawatts of generation by 2018.