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Farmers RECC's Power Supplier Seeks Approval for Solar Installation

Farmers RECC Power Supplier Seeks Approval of Kentucky PSC for Solar Project

60-Acre Installation Would Include 32,000 Solar Panels and Provide a New Renewable Power Option

(Glasgow, KY) Farmers RECC is pleased to announce that its wholesale power provider, East Kentucky Power Cooperative, today filed a request with the Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) to construct an 8.5-megawatt solar project in Clark County, Ky.

Farmers RECC 2016 Annual Meeting

Farmers RECC's Annual Meeting was a great success! Click for a complete recap. 

Farmers RECC Receives 'Silver Switch Award'

Farmers RECC Receives ‘Silver Switch Award’ for Glasgow Landfill-Gas-to-Energy Project

To recognize its unique energy production project with the Glasgow Landfill-Gas-to-Energy (LFGTE) project, Farmers RECC in Kentucky has been honored with a national recognition from the Rural Electricity Resource Council (RERC). The 2016 “Silver Switch Award” was presented to Farmers RECC on May 23, 2016 during RERC’s national conference in Columbus, Ohio. Accepting the award was Farmers RECC President and CEO, Bill Prather.

Farmers RECC 2016 Annual Meeting

The Annual Meeting of Farmers Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation will be Thursday evening, July 14, 2016, at the Cave City Convention Center located at Cave City, Kentucky. Registration will begin at 6:00 p.m. CDST.

The cooperative's Annual Membership meeting will be held for the purpose of presenting reports on the previous year, announcing the results of directors, and the transacting of such business as may properly come before the meeting.

Update on the Landfill-Gas-To-Energy Plant

The Landfill-Gas-To-Energy (LFGTE) plant is now producing electricity at 90% of the capacity of the generator while final adjustments are made by Glasgow landfill operators and East Kentucky Power Cooperative.

The project began as a result of extensive discussion between Farmers RECC and the city of Glasgow.  Farmers RECC was interested in the production of energy from renewable sources and the city of Glasgow was interested in capturing the methane gas produced at the landfill.

2016 Honor Flight Veteran Announced

Farmers RECC,a long with 15 other Kentucky electric cooperatives is once again sponsoring an Honor Flight. To learn more about the program, and which local veteran Farmers RECC has chosen to represent the Cooperative, follow the link listed. 2016 Honor Flight Veteran Announced

To learn more about Honor Flight Kentucky, take a look at the video below.

Wishing You a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Farmers RECC offices will be closed Thursday, December 24 and Friday, December 25 in observance of the Christmas holiday. Offices will also be closed on Friday, January 1 in observance of New Year’s Day.

Happy Thanksgiving!

Farmers RECC offices will be closed Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

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