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Pennyrile Electric at a Glance

Pennyrile Rural Electric Cooperative (PRECC) has taken a leadership role in the economic development efforts of the Pennyrile region. Our staff works closely with our economic development partners to insure that our industrial and commercial prospects and existing customers receive the information and assistance they need in a concise, timely manner. We are focused on helping to bring new companies and the jobs they create to our communities as well as maintaining close relationships with customers long after the location process is completed. If we can be of assistance to you, please let us know.

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Service Territory (Kentucky counties) Butler, Caldwell, Christian, Logan, Lyon, Muhlenberg, Simpson, Todd, Trigg
Total Electric Customers 46,933
Residential Customers 37,563
Commercial & Industrial Customers under 50kW Demand 8,557
Commercial & Industrial Customers 51kW – 4,999kW Demand 614
Commercial & Industrial Customers over 5,000kW Demand 13
Coverage 5,082 miles of line
Delivery Points 23
Average Load Factor 65.8% (per month)
Delivery Substations 7 substations – 161 kV
16 substations – 69 kV
Distribution Substations 23
Transmission Lines 12 miles at 69 kV
Distribution Lines 3,049 miles at 12.47kV and 2,033 miles at 25kV
System Capacity 679,244 KVA
Summer Peak 245,341 KW
Winter Peak 222,679 KW


Plans for additional capacity

Salem Church Substation, 161/12.47kV, 72 mVA, 2013/14


Generation Provider: TVA

TVA and the distributors of TVA power are known for excellent reliability and competitively priced rates. While keeping rates competitive, TVA has not sacrificed its world-class transmission reliability. In fact, TVA has achieved 99.999% reliability every year since 2000. The TVA transmission system is one of the largest in North America and derives flexibility and reliability from its diverse generation mix. Coal-fired plants and combustion turbines provide about 60% of total generation, nuclear plants about 30%, and hydro plants about 10%. Renewable power sources that include wind, solar, and methane gas are also included in its portfolio. TVA also works toward regional solutions by cooperating with nearby utilities and transmission organizations to coordinate electricity flow and strengthen grid reliability on the interconnected grid. Learn more about TVA power at

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