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South Kentucky RECC Board Names CEO

The Board of Directors of South Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation has named Dennis Holt as South Kentucky RECC’s next Chief Executive Officer.

2018 WIRE Scholarships Available for KY College Students

The Kentucky Chapter of Women in Rural Electrification (WIRE) is offering three $1,000 scholarships to Kentucky college students.

The scholarships are open to any applicant who meets the following criteria:

Kentucky’s Electric Cooperatives Tracking Winter Weather

Co-ops stress safety as crews prepare to respond to outages

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (JANUARY 12, 2018) — Crews from Kentucky’s electric cooperatives are preparing for the potential impact of winter weather moving through the commonwealth on Friday and Saturday.

Kimbell's term as KAEC board chair ends


Saluted as a “true cooperative leader,” KAEC Board Chairman David Kimbell ended his two year term at the helm of the Kentucky statewide board at the board’s December meeting in Louisville.

KAEC President and CEO Chris Perry presented Kimbell, a board member at Gibson Electric, with an electric lineman statue symbolic of Kimbell’s commitment to the state’s electric cooperative program.

Clean Power Plan Replacement Should Focus on Reliability, Affordability and Clean Air Act Precedent

ARLINGTON, Va. – National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) CEO Jim Matheson today released the following statement on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) advance notice of proposed rulemaking to replace the Clean Power Plan:

Shelby Energy, Norfolk Southern Railway Partner To Promote Shelbyville Site to Employers

Shelby Energy Cooperative and Kentucky’s Touchstone Energy Cooperatives are using high-tech tools to help draw employers to a high-profile Shelbyville, Ky., site.

The 400-acre Norfolk Southern property, located adjacent to Interstate 64 in Shelbyville, is the latest site showcased on, which features locations available to commercial and industrial businesses looking to expand or relocate. Videos and detailed data about the property appear on the PowerVision page of the web site.

Kentucky Strong | 71st Annual Meeting lives up to theme

A high-caliber line-up of the 71st Annual Meeting of the Kentucky Association of Electric Cooperatives lived up to the meeting’s “Kentucky Strong” theme, as top industry leaders joined Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin and Kentucky Hall of Fame journalist Byron Crawford addressing co-op leaders from across Kentucky.

More than 250 co-op leaders attended the meeting, Saturday, November 18 – Tuesday, November 21 at the Marriott Louisville Downtown. The meeting included director training and meetings for cooperative attorneys.

The speakers also included:

Kentucky's Touchstone Energy Co-ops Dedicate 60-Acre Solar Farm

On Wedneday, Nov. 1, Kentucky’s Touchstone Energy Cooperatives dedicated its Cooperative Solar Farm One, a 60-acre solar energy facility located in Clark County, Ky.


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