Kentucky Utilities Company

Type: Company
Name: Kentucky Utilities Company
Nationality: United States
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Firefighters hurt during ice bucket challenge

Four Kentucky firefighters were hurt Thursday morning when a fire engine's ladder came too close to a power line after they drenched college students with water as part of an ice bucket challenge , according to Fox News . While the ladder did not actually ... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Ice Bucket Challenge Gone Awry Injures Four

Firefighters helping college students complete the ice bucket challenge were hurt when their truck’s ladder got too close to a power line.Even though the power line was never touched, it carried such a high voltage that it was able to energise the ladder, ... [Published Sky News - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 2 reports

Fireys injured during ice challenge

Two US firefighters have been seriously injured after an 'Ice Bucket Challenge' charity stunt went terribly wrong. Courtesy FOX NewsTWO central Kentucky firefighters are still hospitalised a day after they were shocked by a power line while helping out ... [Published Tasmania Mercury - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 2 reports

Ice bucket challenge goes wrong as power line zaps truck, sends two firefighters to burn unit

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. — A charity stunt that has grown into a social media phenomenon went terribly wrong for four Kentucky firefighters when a fire truck’s ladder got too close to a power line after they dumped water on college students who were taking ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Power out as hundreds move onto UK Campus

MGN OnlineLEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - As hundreds of Freshman spent time moving onto the UK Campus, they had to deal with a power outage.The power went out, campus wide, around 9:30 Friday morning.Kentucky Utilities reported that nearly 3,000 customers were ... [Published WKYT - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Storms bring traffic woes and power outages to UK's campus

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - A severe storm hit Lexington in the middle of the afternoon rush hour, knocking out power to 28,000 Kentucky Utilities customers.Traffic lights on some of the city's busiest roads went dark. And some UK students who just moved ... [Published WKYT - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Reports of power outages, damage as storms roll through

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Storms rolled through central Kentucky on Wednesday afternoon. It didn't take long for damage reports to start pouring in.WKYT Chief Meteorologist Chris Bailey received a report via Twitter of a tree down at Leestown Road and South ... [Published WKYT - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Crews Checking Western Kentucky Utility Lines with Helicopter

From the Muhlenberg County Emergency Management, if you notice a large helicopter above your home this week, it's just utility crews checking the lines.Officials say one of the utility companies is conducting line inspections this week all over western ... [Published WTVW FOX 7 - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Semi Crash Shuts Down Scott County Road

A Scott County highway was shutdown for hours Friday night after a semi rolled over.It happened on Highway 460 near the Scott-Franklin county line around 6 p.m.Four people were taken to local hospitals.The sheriffs say the truck was carrying car parts ... [Published LEX 18 - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 2 reports

Want the lowdown on what’s underground? Call 811 Before You Dig

(LOUISVILLE, Ky.) – Would you drive a car down a pitch-black road with no headlights? Plan a cross country road trip without checking your gas tank? While most would agree doing either would be an unwise, if not dangerous endeavor, many think nothing ... [Published PPL - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

LG&E, Kentucky Utilities dust off plans for new gas-fired power plant, solar array

Kentucky's two largest electric utilities are dusting off plans toconstruct a 700-MW, natural gas-fired plant at the site of a vintage baseloadcoal plant they now are expected to retire in 2015.The project also includes a 10-MW solar array, which would ... [Published Platts - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 2 reports

Back-to-school rallies at Lexington neighborhoods provide free supplies

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - For the eighth year, the YMCA of Central Kentucky hosted back-to-school rallies in several Lexington communities."It's just important that they start off right and I think that starts with school supplies," says Emily Gibson, a ... [Published WKYT - Aug 02 2014]

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Utilities and Site Selection: Power Players [Published Inbound Logistics - Aug 26 2014]
LG&E rep. explains what happened during Campbel... [Published WHAS 11 - Aug 23 2014]
Fireys injured during ice challenge [Published Tasmania Mercury - Aug 23 2014]
Firefighters hospitalised in Ice Bucket Challen... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - Aug 23 2014]
UK experienced power outage during move-in [Published Kentucky Kernel - Aug 23 2014]
Firefighters hurt during ice bucket challenge [Published Examiner.com - Aug 22 2014]
Investigation into Campbellsville University Po... [Published WTVQ - Aug 22 2014]
Power out as hundreds move onto UK Campus [Published WKYT - Aug 22 2014]
Ice Bucket Challenge Gone Awry Injures Four [Published Sky News - Aug 22 2014]
Ice bucket challenge goes wrong as power line z... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 22 2014]
UPDATE: Vigil Held For Injured Firefighters In ... [Published WTVQ - Aug 22 2014]
Four Campbellsville Firefighters Injured After ... [Published WBKO - Aug 22 2014]
A CCS Expansion [Published Power Engineering - Aug 21 2014]
A Smart Deal [Published Power Engineering - Aug 21 2014]
WATCH LIVE: 5 p.m. EST press conference about f... [Published Fox41.com - Aug 21 2014]
Two firefighters critically injured after tower... [Published WUSA 9 - Aug 21 2014]
Storms bring traffic woes and power outages to ... [Published WKYT - Aug 21 2014]
Reports of power outages, damage as storms roll... [Published WKYT - Aug 20 2014]
Crews Checking Western Kentucky Utility Lines w... [Published WTVW FOX 7 - Aug 18 2014]
Want the lowdown on what's underground? Call 81... [Published Grayson County News-Gazette - Aug 16 2014]
Semi Crash Shuts Down Scott County Road [Published LEX 18 - Aug 16 2014]
Greenville Leader 'Shocked & Disappointed' by L... [Published WTVW FOX 7 - Aug 14 2014]
Ernest L. “Ernie” Wood [Published Morehead News - Aug 13 2014]
Natural gas plant in western Ky. canceled [Published Kentucky.com - Aug 13 2014]
LG&E and KU Withdraw Request for Green River Na... [Published Noodls - Aug 12 2014]
Want the lowdown on what’s underground? Call 81... [Published PPL - Aug 12 2014]
LG&E, KU customers reminded to call 811 before ... [Published Louisville Channel - Aug 11 2014]
Clark County: Don't Fall For This Scam [Published WTVQ - Aug 09 2014]
Winchester police warning of utility bill scam [Published WKYT - Aug 09 2014]
LG&E, Kentucky Utilities dust off plans for new... [Published Platts - Aug 06 2014]
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Ice bucket challenge goes wrong as power line z... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 22 2014]
CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. — A charity stunt that has grown into a social media phenomenon went terribly wrong for four Kentucky firefighters when a fire truck’s ladder got too close to a power line after they dumped water on college students who were taking ...
Extreme Weather - North-America - USA [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Jul 28 2014]
EDIS Number: ST-20140728-44695-USA Date / time: 28/07/2014 03:17:26 [UTC] Event: Extreme Weather Area: North-America Country: USA State/County: State of Kentucky Location: Lexington Number of Deads: N/A Number of Injured: N/A Number of Infected: ...
Power Engineering's Top Stories 7/25 [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Jul 25 2014]
Top Stories FutureGen clean coal power project wins appeals court ruling A three-judge panel of the Illinois Appellate Court ruled that utilities can be required to impose a surcharge on customers’ bills to help pay for the $1.7 billion ...
Construction starts on carbon capture plant in ... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Jul 23 2014]
Construction starts on carbon capture plant in Kentucky Washington (UPI) Jul 22, 2013 - The U.S. Department of Energy said construction started on a $19.5 million carbon capture research project at a coal power station in Kentucky.Kentucky Gov. ...
Power Engineering's Top Stories 7/22 [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Jul 22 2014]
Top Stories Kentucky coal-fired power plant set to host $19.5mn carbon capture system A $19.5 million carbon capture pilot project is set to be located at Kentucky Utilities’ E.W. Brown Generating Station. Read More Share: ...
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