Kentucky’s Electric Cooperatives
The Kentucky Association of Electric Cooperatives provides
several services for the 24 local, consumer-owned electric
distribution utilities in the state, as well as the two
"generation and transmission" cooperatives that produce
power for those distribution co-ops. Those services include
representation before the Legislature, Congress, and regulatory
bodies; safety training; coordination of management
training; and public relations support including publication of
Kentucky Living magazine. KAEC is governed by a board consisting of
one manager and one director from each of its 26 member systems, and
is headquartered in Louisville.
electric co-ops are committed to improving the quality of life for
Kentuckians by providing a high level of electrical service at the
lowest possible price through a local, consumer-owned form of
In addition to providing a host of legislative, communications,
and training services to Kentucky's electric cooperatives, KAEC is
affiliated with three organizations that serve Kentucky's
to create a community of people who take pride in thinking of
themselves as Kentuckians and as knowledgeable electric co-op
members, in order to improve their quality of life. Kentucky
Living is read by more than one million people each month.
more than 5700 electric co-op employees and their families in
Kentucky, Missouri, and Ohio, the Rural Cooperatives Credit
Union is one of Kentucky's fastest growing credit unions.
more than 230 member electric co-ops in 14 states with
electric transformers, poles, and other electric distribution
supplies, United Utility Supply is the nation's largest
cooperatively-owned electric utility supply organization.
Kentucky Association of
Electric Cooperatives, Inc.
4515 Bishop Lane * Louisville, KY 40218
502-451-2430 * FAX: 502-459-3209