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Blue Grass Energy sent crews to Florida for anticipated power restoration aid resulting from Hurricane Matthew

On Friday morning, Oct. 7, Blue Grass Energy sent eight linemen with heavy duty equipment to assist in repairing anticipated damage in the wake of Hurricane Matthew. Crews will be working for Clay Electric, an electric cooperative near Gainesville, serving nearly 170,000 members in 14 north Florida counties.

Local veterans get heroes’ welcome on Honor Flight

Blue Grass Energy member Mr. Noel Phillips at the WWII memorial during the 2016 Honor Flight.

Hundreds of patriotic, flag-waving citizens gave two local veterans ─ and 41 other Kentucky veterans ─ a welcome home on Saturday, August 27th that they will never forget.

Wash dishes once, not twice

You can save water and energy simply by using your dishwasher the way the manufacturer intended because you won’t have to wash the dishes twice. Here are five often-ignored best practices:

1. Stop washing your dishes before loading them into the dishwasher. Instead, scrape leftover food from plates and bowls; rinse them; and then load the dishes into the dishwasher.

Text to Pay

Blue Grass Energy is offering a new, secure way to make a payment...texting!

Available 24/7, this feature is free and enrolling is simple.

First, verify your mobile number and payment profile with us.

Next, text the word start to 352667 and follow the prompts. You can check your balance, pay the full amount or make a partial payment.

Blue Grass Energy’s Power Supplier Seeks Approval of Kentucky PSC for Solar Project

Blue Grass Energy is pleased to announce that its wholesale power provider, East Kentucky Power Cooperative, today filed a request with the Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) to construct an 8.5-megawatt solar project in Clark County, Ky.

If approved, the cooperative solar installation will be located next to EKPC’s headquarters facilities, adjacent to Interstate 64 and U.S. 60, about two miles east of Fayette County. With more than 32,000 photovoltaic panels covering 60 acres of land, the installation would be one of Kentucky’s largest solar farms. 

We are making improvements for you!

Tomorrow, July 12th, from 8 a.m. until 12 p.m., improvements will be made to the transmission line that provides power to the areas listed below. We are doing this to ensure you have safe, reliable energy.

Why do we have planned outages?

Occasionally, the equipment we use to bring power to your home needs to be replaced, repaired or improved. When this happens, as a way to keep our crews and you safe, we plan an interruption to electric service.

To help you through the interruption, we recommend the following:

Clearing the Air

Replace air filters regularly for efficient heating and cooling

Clogged air filters could add $82 to your electric bill every year. Checking, changing, or cleaning your filter once a month saves money and extends the life of your home’s heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system.

BGEnergy is launching a new Communications system

Blue Grass Energy continuously looks for ways to improve service to members, strengthen system reliability, and operate more efficiently.

Communications Router

Make The Most Of Ceiling Fans

By turning on the fan, you can turn up the savings!

If you are like most Americans, you have at least one ceiling fan in your home. Ceiling fans help our indoor life feel more comfortable. They are a decorative addition to our homes and, if used properly, can help lower energy costs.

Tips for making the most of your ceiling fans:

Ahhhhh! The sound of comfort and savings

Considering a mobile home purchase? When you purchase a manufactured home, you are eligible for an ENERGY STAR certified upgrade at little to no additional cost.

In most cases, custom ordered manufactured homes scheduled to be installed in our service area may be upgraded to ENERGY STAR standards through this free energy-efficiency program.

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