Public Service Commission
PSC News Updates Now Available on Twitter
News about orders, hearings and other activities of the Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) are now available at Twitter.com/KYPSC.
Twitter.com members who wish to receive tweets from the PSC may do so by signing up to follow KYPSC.
PSC Chairman David Armstrong said the Twitter account will be used to draw attention to PSC news releases, remind people of hearings in major cases and communicate with the public during major outages or other significant events.
“We are finding that an ever-increasing share of the PSC’s interactions with the public and the news media are through our website, psc.ky.gov,” he said. “Twitter gives us another valuable tool to let people know about information on the website as it becomes available.”
Armstrong said that the Twitter updates will be aimed at a more general audience than current subscribers to the PSC’s RSS feeds for both news releases and orders.
“Our goal is to use Twitter to help Kentuckians get the information they want and need,” he said. “We hope to receive suggestions from the public about the types of information the PSC should communicate via Twitter.”
Information currently available on the PSC website includes all PSC orders and news releases, including an order archive going back 30 years; all case files since 2004; PSC reports; utility tariffs and annual reports; information for consumers; and PSC statutes and regulations, as well as general information about the PSC.
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 100 employees.