Public Service Commission
REMINDER: PSC to Take Public Comments in LG&E Rate Case in Louisville on March 30

Press Release Date:  Monday, March 23, 2015  
Contact Information:  Andrew Melnykovych
502-782-2564 or 502-564-3940
502-330-5981 (cell)

       The Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) will hold a public meetings in Louisville next Monday to present information and receive comments on the request by  the Louisville Gas & Electric Co. (LG&E) for a rate increase.
       The meeting is scheduled for:
       Monday, March 30, 2015, 5:30 p.m. EDT
       Durrett Auditorium
       Louisville Male High School
       4409 Preston Highway
       The meeting will begin with an information session during which PSC staff will explain how rates are set and the PSC’s review process. The presentation will include an overview of the utility’s application.  Public comments will follow the information session.
       The LG&E application and related documents are available on the PSC website, The case number is 2014-00372.
       Persons wishing to comment on the proposed rate increase may do so at the public meetings.
       Written comments will be accepted at the meeting. Written comments also may be mailed to the PSC at P.O. Box 615, Frankfort, KY 40602, faxed to 502-564-3460 or e-mailed from the PSC website.
       The evidentiary hearing in the case, which will be combined into a single proceeding with a rate case for sister company Kentucky Power Co. (KU), will be held at the PSC offices at 211 Sower Boulevard in Frankfort. KU and LG&E will appear before the PSC on Tuesday, April 21, beginning at 10 a.m. EDT. The hearing, which may last several days, will be open to the public. Written comments will be accepted through the conclusion of the hearing.
       The evidentiary hearing may be viewed live on the PSC website.
       The PSC is an independent agency attached for administrative purposes to the Energy and Environment Cabinet. It regulates more than 1,500 gas, water, sewer, electric and telecommunication utilities operating in Kentucky and has approximately 85 employees.