Below is the list of leading energy companies serving Kentucky residential customers.
Duke Energy, headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, is the largest electric power holding company in the United States.
Kentucky Power, headquartered in Frankfort, Ky., provides service to approximately 175,000 customers in all or part of 20 eastern Kentucky counties.
Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company are regulated utilities that serve a total of 1.2 million customers and have consistently ranked among the best companies for customer service in the United States. LG&E serves 321,000 natural gas and 397,000 electric customers in Louisville and 16 surrounding counties. KU serves 543,000 customers in 77 Kentucky counties and five counties in Virginia.
Cumberland Valley Electric serve Bell, Harlan, Knox, Laurel, Leslie, Letcher, McCreary, and Whitley counties in Kentucky as well as Claibourne County, Tennessee. Cumberland Valley Electric was formed by local business and community leaders back in 1942 to bring electricity to the more rural areas of eastern Kentucky.