(Mayfield, Ky.) June 28, 2018 (10:05 p.m.)– West Kentucky Rural Electric crews are working to safely restore service to the nearly 7,000 members who are without power due to damage from the severe thunderstorm system that crossed the service area this evening.
May 23, 2018 – These simple and inexpensive actions can help you save energy and money during the warm spring and summer months.
(Mayfield, Ky.) April 12, 2018 -- We are finally starting to see some warmer, dryer days here in Western Kentucky, and that means planting season for area farmers. While you prepare to plant the crops that keep the world fed, West Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative reminds you to spring into safety — especially when working around electricity.
According to a 2014 report from TIME magazine, farming is the sixth most dangerous job in the United States.
A harsh winter is driving energy usage up for West Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative members. Higher usage means members will see higher bills in the weeks ahead.
We’re not alone—the Kentucky Association of Electric Cooperatives reports that electric cooperatives across Kentucky are seeing double-digit increases in energy use compared to this same period one year ago.
Cold temperatures across the area are placing additional demands on the power system, and West Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative team members are working hard to ensure you remain safe and warm.
Until the temperature moderates on Thursday afternoon, January 18, residents can help reduce their future power bills – and help ensure continued reliable power for their neighbors – by taking a few simple actions: