Overall utility costs in Kentucky continue to be among the very lowest in the nation, providing yet another competitive business advantage. With vast natural resources for the provision of energy, natural gas and water supply, Kentucky is a cost effective location. Coupled with a strong technology network, companies are assured quality access to a complete infrastructure needed to be operational.
Electricity Louisville Gas and Electric Company (LG&E), based in Louisville, Kentucky, is a regulated electric and natural gas utility, serving over 700,000 customers. Its service area covers 16 counties, approximately 700 square miles. Service Provider: Louisville Gas & ElectricService Area: 16 countiesReserve Margin: 19.6%
Avg. Price per Kwh:
Generating Capacity (Winter/Summer)3,297MW/3,221MW
Peak Load (Winter/Summer) 2,096MW/2,852MWwww.lge-ku.com
Gas Kentucky's natural gas costs are competitive for both the industrial and commercial sectors, particularly within the Midwest and Southeast regions of the nation. A large majority of consumed volume is obtained from the interstate pipeline system between the Gulf States and the Northeast, which passes directly through Kentucky, thus ensuring a competitive and readily available supply of natural gas. The remainder of the natural gas expended in the state is produced by wells in the Kentucky coalfields.Service Provider: Louisville Gas & ElectricService Area: 16 counties
Avg. Price per Mcf:
Underground Storage Capability: 25.90 billion cubic feet www.lge-ku.com
Water The Louisville Water Company provides water to about 850,000 people in Louisville Metro and parts of Bullitt, Nelson, Oldham, Shelby and Spencer Counties who depend on our superior quality. Since October 16, 1860, the Louisville Water Company has been a lifeline to the region, supplying safe drinking water for homes, businesses and schools. Service Provider: Louisville Water CompanySource: Ohio RiverRated Capacity: 188 mgdAvg. Daily Demand: 119 mgdPeak Demand: 155 mgdCost per 1,000 gallons: Residential: $2.45; Commercial/Industrial: $3.14
Wastewater Treatment The Louisville/Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) provides three core areas of service:
Service Provider: Louisville/Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer DistrictType of Treatment: Oxygen activated sludge processRated Capacity: 350 mgdAvg. Daily Demand: 124.1 mgdPeak Demand: 139.3 mgdCost per 1,000 gallons: Residential: $3.52; Commercial: $4.07; Industrial: $4.24www.msdlouky.org
Telecommunications Three major interstate fiber-optic networks serve the Greater Louisville area, assuring uninterrupted interstate voice and data transmission. Leading-edge technologies and the latest design techniques are utilized throughout the Louisville area, promising flexible and reliable telecommunications services. Fiber optic, wireless, digital microwave and satellite technologies are integrated into a sophisticated infrastructure capable of handling the most demanding needs. This cutting edge technology opens a world of opportunities for any business with telecommunications needs.
Indiana Electrical service is provided primarily by DukeEnergy Indiana and Clark County Rural Electric Membership Cooperative (REMC), a Touchstone Energy Cooperative. A portion of western Floyd County receives service from Harrisson REMC. Natural gas is provided by Vectren Energy Delivery of Indiana,Inc. The Indiana-American Water Company,Inc. provides water to most of the area, while several other smaller independent companies cover the remainder. Rates can be obtained from the respective web sites of each utility.
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