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October Rate Adjustment

TVA’s recent announcement of a 1.5% wholesale rate increase will be reflected on Pennyrile Electric member’s bills beginning October 1st. In addition, there will also be a slight increase to the monthly customer charge in the amount of $2.50 to aid Pennyrile Electric in recovering fixed costs. However, due to a significant decrease to the monthly fuel cost, the average residential member will see very little change to their October bill.
 

Pennyrile Electric Provides Mutual Aid to Georgia Coop

Today, two crews (10 Line Technicians) from Pennyrile Electric will be traveling to Vienna, Georgia to assist Middle Georgia EMC with power restoration.   Middle Georgia EMC is a cooperative serving over 8,000 members within a six county service area.   Pennyrile Electric personnel will be joining other line crews to restore power to more than 3,000 members who are still without power after Hurricane Irma passed through the cooperative’s service area earlier this week.

Pennyrile Electric Elects New Board Officers

New officers were elected at the July 2017 Board of Directors meeting at Pennyrile Electric.  The following officers were elected to their positions for a three (3) year term:

James L. Futrell

 

PENNYRILE ELECTRIC HOLDS ANNUAL MEETING FOR ALL MEMBERS

Hopkinsville, Kentucky June 27th, 2017

Pennyrile Electric held its 80th annual meeting, June 27th, 2017, at the Western Kentucky Fairgrounds. Each member that attended the meeting was greeted by a Pennyrile Electric

Frankfort Youth Tour 2017

Twelve local high school juniors joined other students from across Kentucky and visited the commonwealth's capitol as part of the Kentucky Association of Electric Cooperative's Frankfort Youth Tour on April 13th.

Lineman Appreciation Day

 

(Hopkinsville, KY) – When we flip a light switch, we expect a light to turn on. We usually don’t give much thought to the processes or people behind it, until the light doesn’t turn on because of a power outage. Severe weather is the top cause of power outages in the United States. When storms cause the power to go out, we depend upon our electric utilities to restore power as safely and quickly as possible.

Pennyrile Electric Stages Utility Crews in Tallahassee to Assist in Power Restoration

As many prepare for the impact of Hurricane Matthew, many cooperatives, like Pennyrile Electric, are gearing up to assist in restoring power to those affected.  This morning, five Pennyrile Electric linemen left for Tallahassee, FL, where they will be staged until the storm has moved through.

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