ICYMI: “EPA, activists want to control Kentucky’s energy future. We should be the ones in charge, not them.”

ICYMI: “EPA, activists want to control Kentucky’s energy future. We should be the ones in charge, not them.”

Last weekend, the Louisville Courier Journal and the Lexington Herald Leader published an op-ed by Dependable Power First Kentucky Executive Director Katelyn Bunning on the danger to Kentucky’s electricity supply caused by overreach by federal regulators. We encourage you to read the full piece here: “EPA, activists want to control Kentucky’s energy future. We should…

What Others Are Saying… Kentuckians Voice Strong Opposition to EPA’s Carbon Rule

What Others Are Saying… Kentuckians Voice Strong Opposition to EPA’s Carbon Rule

Kentuckians are sounding off on the EPA’s Carbon Rule that would put the state’s electric reliability and economy at risk. In a series of news articles, social media postings, and press releases, Kentucky leaders are voicing their strong opposition to the regulation and the damage it poses to the state. In a press release and…

PRESS STATEMENT: Dependable Power First Kentucky on Legal Challenge of the Carbon Rule

PRESS STATEMENT: Dependable Power First Kentucky on Legal Challenge of the Carbon Rule

Yesterday, Kentucky joined 24 other states in challenging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s recent carbon rule. Dependable Power First Kentucky issued the following statement in response: “Kentucky has affirmed its leadership on energy policy by joining 24 other states in suing to block the EPA’s dangerous carbon rule, a decisive step toward securing a reliable…

BLOG: The Electric Reliability Defense Program Will Benefit Kentucky

BLOG: The Electric Reliability Defense Program Will Benefit Kentucky

The Kentucky General Assembly voted last month to set aside $3 million for an Electric Reliability Defense Program under the office of our state’s Attorney General. The reason for creating the program is to give the Attorney General the means to fight back against harmful federal policies and regulations. Although the program had bipartisan support,…

PRESS STATEMENT: Dependable Power First Kentucky on EPA’s New Regulations

PRESS STATEMENT: Dependable Power First Kentucky on EPA’s New Regulations

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued new regulations for existing coal-fired power plants and new natural gas-fired power plants. Dependable Power First Kentucky issued the following statement in response: “Unfortunately, EPA has issued new regulations that are designed to shut down dependable power sources at the very same time that electricity demand is…

PRESS STATEMENT: Dependable Power First Kentucky on the Importance of Senate Bill 349

PRESS STATEMENT: Dependable Power First Kentucky on the Importance of Senate Bill 349

Dependable Power First Kentucky issued the following statement in support of Kentucky Senate Bill 349: “Dependable Power First Kentucky is grateful to the Kentucky General Assembly for promoting electric reliability and affordability through their support of Senate Bill 349. We respectfully disagree with characterizations of the bill by its opponents. By providing for expert analysis…

PRESS STATEMENT: Dependable Power First Kentucky on the Passage of Senate Bill 349

PRESS STATEMENT: Dependable Power First Kentucky on the Passage of Senate Bill 349

Today, the Kentucky House of Representatives voted to enact Senate Bill 349. In response, Dependable Power First Kentucky issued the following statement: “We commend President Stivers, Senator Mills, Chairman Gooch, and other supporters for making Kentucky’s energy future a high priority by passing SB 349. This legislation helps protect Kentucky’s energy future and assures that…

BLOG: Correcting the Record

BLOG: Correcting the Record

An article, “Climate-denying House committee chair wants Kentucky to be a fossil fuel sanctuary state,” posted by Louisville Public Media on March 21 touched on two topics.  One was misleading criticism of Senate Bill 349.  This bill is based on warnings by energy experts that the nation’s electricity system, or grid, is changing too fast and…

BLOG: Don’t Let Washington Ruin Kentucky’s Energy Future

BLOG: Don’t Let Washington Ruin Kentucky’s Energy Future

Opponents of Kentucky Senate Bill 349, which would create a commission charged with providing information to guide our state’s energy future, argue that the bill would increase red tape in determining electricity policy. In reality, it would be a rare and important instance of good government winning over big government and empower Kentucky to correct…

OPINION: Senate Bill 349 is good for Kentucky’s energy future

OPINION: Senate Bill 349 is good for Kentucky’s energy future

Today, the Northern Kentucky Tribune published an opinion editorial by Dependable Power First Kentucky Executive Director Katelyn Bunning explaining the importance of Kentucky Senate Bill 349 to keeping the lights on and holding down electricity costs. The full text is available below and here: https://nkytribune.com/2024/03/opinion-katelyn-bunning-senate-bill-349-is-good-for-kentuckys-energy-future/ Senate Bill 349 is good for Kentucky’s energy future Energy…

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