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Outage Update as of 6:15a.m. 3/02/17

As of 6:15 a.m., Blue Grass Energy has 32 outages affecting approximately 500 members.   The largest of these are in Pendleton and Bourbon County.  Crews worked through the night restoring power and will continue working until all power is restored.  It is expected that all members should have power restored today.  Please report any lines down and stay away from any downed power lines.  The outage number is 888-655-4243.  Outage updates are also updated on our Facebook and Twitter accounts. Place stay away from downed power lines.

Outage Update: 11:40p.m. 3/01/17

Currently, we have 363 members without power with the majority of these in Pendleton County. Crews continue to work through the night, and we hope to have all power restored by noon tomorrow (Wednesday).

Outage Update as of 8:45p.m. 3/01/17

As of 8:45 p.m., Blue Grass Energy has 61 outages affecting approximately 860 members. Outages are widespread, with most in Pendleton, Harrison and Anderson County. Additional crews arrived late this afternoon. Damage was widespread, and progress has been difficult. Several broken poles have been discovered as well as numerous lines down. Dozers are needed to assist trucks in order to replace broken poles. Crews will continue working throughout the night. Most members should have power restored sometime tomorrow (Thursday, March 2). Please remember to stay away from any downed lines.

Restoration of power continues

Restoring power after a large weather event takes significant time. Crews are still working and will continue through the night. However progress is slow. We are having to use dozers in some areas because of the conditions.

Restoration work continues after severe storms cause outages

Damage along Duncannon Lane in Richmond, Ky.Severe storms, even a tornado, came through our service area last night and again early this morning.  Strong winds, lightning strikes, and high waters have caused numerous outages.

High School Juniors! Apply for our Washington Youth Tour

What do 1,500 high school students, our nation's capital and electric cooperatives have in common? The Washington Youth Tour (WYT) of course!

WYT was established with one thought in mind – to inspire our next generation of leaders. Since 1964, more than 50,000 young Americans have taken advantage of this special opportunity offered by their electric cooperative.

See your home in a whole new light

Few people like surprises, especially the ones that arrive in the mailbox as bills. That’s why Blue Grass Energy wants you to know about BillingInsights, an innovative home energy analysis tool that can help you avoid being unpleasantly surprised by your electric bill.

With a few taps on your mobile device or clicks of a computer mouse, you can track electricity use in your home and learn exactly where your energy and dollars are going.

SimpleSaver helps you control energy costs

At Blue Grass Energy, our purpose of making life better, the cooperative way is what guides us. That’s why we offer an innovative, voluntary program that makes your electric bills more affordable. It’s called SimpleSaver.

Here’s how SimpleSaver works. One of the issues Blue Grass Energy deals with is what we call “peak demand.” That’s a period when electric demand is at its highest.

Save with the STAR

Save with the STAR

Earn rebates for appliances with ENERGY STAR rating

Is a large appliance such as a refrigerator or clothes washer on your shopping list? Then be sure to look for the ENERGY STAR logo to save money now and in the future.

Together, Let's Feed Our Communities

Blue Grass Energy is hosting its annual holiday giving campaign--the 12 Days of Giving.

Until Dec. 31, we will collect money to support the local food pantries. 

Until Dec. 16, we will be collecting nonperishable food. The donated items will go to food pantry locations throughout our service area helping families in need during the holidays.

With every dollar you donate, God's Pantry Food Bank can provide eight (8) meals. Donations will be accepted at any BGEnergy location.

So won't you please consider helping us help others this holiday season.


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