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Reminder: Kentucky Public Service Commission sets rate hearings on Duke, NKWD for Thursday

The Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) will hold a public meeting to provide information and receive public comments on two rate cases affecting customers in Northern Kentucky: a request by Duke Energy Kentucky to increase its rates for delivery of natural gas and a request by the Northern Kentucky Water District (NKWD) for a general rate increase.

Details of the combined meeting are as follows:

Thursday, Jan. 24, 5:30 p.m.
Dixie Heights High School
3010 Dixie Highway

The public comment period will be preceded by a presentation by PSC staff on the regulatory processes governing the cases and an overview of the Duke Kentucky and NKWD applications.

In addition to the public meeting, the PSC will conduct a formal evidentiary hearing in each case at the PSC offices at 211 Sower Boulevard in Frankfort. The Duke Kentucky hearing begins on Tuesday, Feb. 5. The NKWD hearing is set for Wednesday, Feb. 27. Both will begin at 9 a.m. EST, are open to the public and may be viewed live on the PSC website.

Written comments will be accepted through the conclusion of the evidentiary hearing in each case. They may be mailed to the PSC at P.O. Box 615, Frankfort, KY 40602, faxed to 502-564-3460, submitted via e-mail to the PSC website or submitted in person at the public meeting or at the PSC offices.

The Duke Kentucky and NKWD applications and other records in the cases are available on the PSC website. The Duke Kentucky case number is 2018-00261; the NKWD case number is 2018-00291.

The PSC is an independent agency attached for administrative purposes to the Energy and Environment Cabinet.

It regulates more than 1,100 gas, water, sewer, electric and telecommunication utilities operating in Kentucky.

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