Kentucky Public Service Commission

View Case Filings for: 2017-00094

Case Number:2017-00094
Service Type:Electric
Filing Date:3/1/2017

Kentucky Utilities Company

Case Nature:

Alleged Failure to Comply with KRS 278.042

Case Filings
7/14/2017 1:46:28 PM

Receipt of Payment


Kentucky Utilities Company Penalty Payment

6/15/2017 3:30:40 PM

Final Order Entered: 1. The Stipulation is adopted and approved in its entirety as a complete resolution of all issues in this case. 2. The formal hearing in this matter scheduled for Wednesday, June 21 , 2017, is cancelled. 3. As a result of the November 21, 2016 incident, Kentucky Utilities agrees to pay a civil penalty, pursuant to KRS 278.990, in the amount of $2,500. 4. Kentucky Utilities shall pay the amount of $2,500 within 30 days of the date of this Order by cashier's check or money order to be made payable to the Kentucky State Treasurer and to be mailed or delivered to the Public Service Commission, Office of General Counsel, 211 Sower Boulevard, P.O. Box 615, Frankfort, KY 40602. 5. Upon payment of $2,500 by Kentucky Utilities, this case shall be closed and removed from the Commission's docket without further Order of the Commission.

6/14/2017 10:47:38 AM

Memorandum dated 6/13/2017 for Informal Conference of 5/18/2017; Comments, if any, due within five days of receipt

6/14/2017 10:23:31 AM

Stipulation of Facts and Settlement Agreement

5/5/2017 11:58:35 AM

Order Entered: 1. KU's request for an informal conference is granted. 2. An informal conference shall be held on May 18, 2017, at 2:00 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time, at the Commission's offices at 211 Sower Boulevard, Frankfort, Kentucky, for the purpose of discussing settlement and any issues in this case.


KU Response to Order and Motion to Suspend and Schedule IC

3/1/2017 11:15:14 AM

Order Entered: 1. KU shall submit to the Commission a written response to the allegations contained in the Staff Report within 20 days of the date of this Order. 2. KU shall appear on June 21, 2017, at 9 a.m., Eastern Daylight Time, in Hearing Room 1 of the Commission's offices at 211 Sower Boulevard in Frankfort, Kentucky, for the purpose of presenting evidence concerning the alleged violation of KRS 278.042 and the 2012 edition of the NESC, and showing cause why it should not be subject to the penalties prescribed in KRS 278.990(1) for the alleged violation. 3. The June 21, 2017 hearing shall be recorded by videotape only. 4. The Staff Report in the Appendix to this Order is made a part of the record in this case. 5. At the scheduled hearing in this matter, KU shall also present evidence on the adequacy, safety, and reasonableness of its practices related to the construction, installation, and repair of electric facilities as they relate to the facts of this case and whether such practices require revision as related to this incident. 6. Any requests for an informal conference with Commission Staff shall be set forth in writing and filed with the Commission within 20 days of the date of this Order.