Our company

Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company, part of the PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) family of companies, are regulated utilities that serve nearly 1.3 million customers and have consistently ranked among the best companies for customer service in the United States. LG&E serves 329,000 natural gas and 418,000 electric customers in Louisville and 16 surrounding counties. KU serves 559,000 customers in 77 Kentucky counties and five counties in Virginia.


LG&E and KU have long recognized the importance of diversity – within our work force, our supplier relationships and the communities we serve.


Economic Development

With our competitive electric rates, excellent reliability and business-friendly climate, there’s no question that Kentucky is the best place for business.

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Research and Development

At LG&E and KU, our Research and Development team investigates and evaluates new technology to find ways of applying it to our operations in order to better serve our customers.