Kenergy Announces 2022 Washington Youth Tour Delegates

Each year, Kenergy selects three high school juniors to attend the Washington Youth Tour. A team of Kenergy-area judges selected students based on their academic resume and a 1,000-word essay on the subject of their choice. Kenergy is thrilled to announce the three delegates for the 2022 Washington Youth Tour. Conner Blackburn of Hanson – Conner is the son of Ashley Blackburn. He attends Madisonville North Hopkins High School. Jennavieve…

2022 Board of Directors Election

Kenergy member-owners of Districts 1, 3 and 5 will have the opportunity to vote this year for a director in the upcoming election. Kenergy’s bylaws stipulate that any uncontested candidate will be declared the winner of the board seat without an election. By virtue of being the only candidate nominated, incumbent Craig Roberts of District 1 will retain his seat for another three-year term. Chris Mitchell has represented District 3 since…

Know The Risks of DIY Tree Trimming

Trees add immeasurable value to your property but maintaining them comes with a cost. They need pruning, sometimes heavy trimming or removal. The most common types of serious tree trimming accidents are: Electrocution. You can be seriously injured or killed if you come into contact with an electric line. It’s easy to misjudge the height of a tree or length of a branch. If there’s a chance power lines might…

District 5 Director Bill Denton Resigns

Bill Denton has resigned from his position on the Kenergy board of directors effective immediately.  His term as the District 5 representative expires in June of this year and he had previously announced that he did not plan to seek re-election.  Mr. Denton has served on the Henderson Union/Kenergy board of directors since 1994. Any member who resides in the district and has a Kenergy membership in their name is…

Member Update on Kenergy’s Fiber-to-the-Home Efforts

Kenergy filed an application for a waiver with the Kentucky Public Service Commission (KPSC) in July 2020. This application was seeking a waiver to provide broadband services to Kenergy members. Kenergy received the KPSC findings on October 22, 2020. The order from KPSC approved a portion of the application, but denied other portions. After taking time to process the information from the KPSC order and evaluate the next best steps…

Avoid Solar Scams

By: Abby Berry Solar energy is booming, and the future is brighter than ever. Through the use of rooftop solar panels, many homeowners can now harness the sun’s natural rays to produce their own electricity that’s environmentally friendly and cost effective. But with the increasing popularity of solar, unfortunately, some businesses are taking advantage of consumers who are interested in generating their own energy through rooftop panels. While many solar…

Susan Blanford Named District 4 Director

The Kenergy board of directors have selected Susan Blanford of Corydon to fill the District 4 seat previously held by Susie Givens, who passed away in March. Ms. Blanford is employed by Deaconess Health System in Business Development.  She serves on the boards of Saint Anthony’s Hospice, Rotary, and Rotary Colonels to College Advisory Board.  She is a member of Corydon United Methodist Church where she serves on the nominating…

Member Appreciation Day Is Back!

As an electric cooperative, we are member-owned. To say thank you to our members, we host an annual Member Appreciation Day. Kenergy is excited to welcome back Member Appreciation Day on Thursday, October 14th from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Members can visit the location closest to them and receive a free lunch, including a sandwich, chips, cookie, water with free bucket and LED light bulbs while supplies last. Our…

2021 Scholarship Winners

A random computerized drawing of 324 applicants was held July 1st for three (3) $1,000 scholarships and twenty-four (24) $500 scholarships. Scholarships can be used for tuition, fees, campus housing, textbooks, computers, school supplies, and other costs directly related to the recipient’s education. Congratulations to our winners! $1,000 Winners Landon Hamilton Mikayla Medley Lilly Quinn $500 Winners Parker Bates Elecia Bowman Sidney Cain Kalen Carper Emily Cooper Dawn Critser Cassandra…

Kenergy Offices Closed July 5th for Independence Day

All Kenergy offices will be closed Monday, July 5, 2021 for the Independence Day holiday. We hope you have a safe and healthy holiday with family. As always, you can drop payments at our nightly drop box, make payments on our SmartHub app or by accessing your account here 24/7.