Friday, February 20, 2015

KU urges reduced electrical use during cold

Kentucky Utilities, which serves Marion and portions of rural Crittenden County, is urging customers to be conservative with their electrical appliances and other devices during the current cold wave to save energy and avoid power outages. Too much electrical demand can trigger outages, such as the one that hit about 1,950 KU customers in the Versailles area Thursday morning. KU officials said it was caused by heavy power demand that tripped a circuit breaker.

For the full story, visit The Herald Leader online.