The importance of rural voting

Kentucky Electric Cooperatives President & CEO Chris Perry teamed up with Kentucky Farm Bureau President Mark Haney on the following op-ed that appeared in newspapers and websites across the commonwealth: In communities across the country, children are taught from a young age about the importance…

Crews from six Kentucky co-ops assisting in Georgia after Zeta

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (October 30, 2020) – For the third time in six weeks, dozens of Kentucky electric cooperative line technicians are headed south to assist in power restoration. Hurricane Zeta knocked out power to nearly 2 million homes and business across five states. Nearly 50…

Co-ops Restore Power After Back-to-Back Hurricanes

Louisiana’s electric cooperatives were still recovering from the devastation of Hurricane Laura when Hurricane Delta slammed into the state on Oct. 9, dealing another blow to co-op members already coping with damaged or destroyed homes. Once again, Jeff Davis Electric Cooperative in Jennings and Beauregard…

Hurricane Delta: Latest Updates on Co-ops’ Restoration Efforts

Electric cooperatives in Louisiana and Mississippi made dramatic progress by Tuesday in restoring power after Hurricane Delta slammed into portions of the Gulf Coast that are still recovering from Hurricane Laura. More than 120,000 people remained without power Tuesday in Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas, down…

Kentucky electric co-ops deploy to Louisiana for Hurricane Delta recovery

Crews from at least ten Kentucky co-ops gearing up to restore power In response to a request from an electric cooperative in Louisiana, at least 70 electric co-op employees from Kentucky are joining power restoration efforts after Hurricane Delta brought even more damage to the…

Kentucky electric co-ops deploy 85 workers to help in Hurricane Sally recovery

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (September 17, 2020) – In response to a request from an electric cooperative in Alabama, 85 electric co-op employees from Kentucky are joining power restoration efforts after Hurricane Sally hammered the Gulf Coast on Wednesday. The Category 2 hurricane made landfall early Wednesday…

Gulf Coast Electric Co-ops Brace for Floods, Outages From Hurricane Sally

Electric cooperatives along the Gulf Coast are ready to respond to potentially widespread power outages when Hurricane Sally makes landfall by Wednesday morning, bringing a deluge that could cause historic flooding. Co-ops in Mississippi, Alabama and the Florida Panhandle are expected to be hit hardest.…