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Co-op painting now a piece of history

From a coal miner in Salyersville to a basketball player in LaGrange, the faces of 21 members of Kentucky electric cooperatives peer into the future in a 1984 painting by Michael Finnell now on display at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History in Frankfort.

At a ceremony attended by more than 140 high school students on the Kentucky Association of Electric Cooperatives Frankfort Youth Tour, the Our Power is Our People artwork was formally donated to the Kentucky Historical Society by KAEC President and CEO Chris Perry.

Electric Cooperatives Applaud Rural Broadband Funding in Omnibus Spending Bill

Arlington, VA – Electric cooperatives today applauded congressional action to allocate $600 million to the U.S. Department of Agriculture for rural broadband grants and loans.  The measure is part of the omnibus spending bill unveiled by Congressional leaders last night.

KAEC supports YFA Member of the Year



From left: A.J. Johnson, Mark Thomas, Thom Whittinghil of KAEC, 

Grant Hildabrand, and Curtis Weatherford.


Tips for how to safely clean up after a storm

When a storm has passed, learn the safety precautions to take once it’s gone.

Kentucky co-op linemen return home after Winter Storm Riley aid

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (March 9, 2018) – Crews from 13 Kentucky electric cooperatives are returning home from Virginia after an eight-day mission to help restore power after Winter Storm Riley.

Kentucky co-op linemen in third day of Virginia restoration

Jackson Energy's Johnathon Tillery testing primary on Rappahoncock Electric Coop at Culpepper Va

Jackson Energy's Johnathon Tillery testing primary on Rappahoncock Electric Coop at Culpepper Va.

KAEC President shares co-op story on national TV


Chris Perry joins co-op leaders live from Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn., FEBRUARY 27, 2018 — In a series of interviews aired live on RFD-TV’s Market Day Report, KAEC President and CEO Chris Perry and co-op leaders from several other states explained the significance of electric cooperatives and major issues facing co-ops and rural America.  

Cold Weather is Producing Higher Electric Bills, PSC Says

Photo: Joe Imel

Customers advised to look into payment plans or heating assistance

FRANKFORT (Feb. 6, 2018) – Prolonged and severe cold in December and January has led to sharply higher electric bills for customers across Kentucky, the Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) says.


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