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East Kentucky co-op connected to PJM power grid

Edison Electric Institute EEI transmission investments $15.1 billion

On June 1, The East Kentucky Power Co-Op (EKPC) was successfully integrated onto the PJM Interconnection. The move brings 3,099 MW of generating capacity and 2,797 miles of transmission lines to the PJM grid.

EKPC is a not-for-profit, member-owned cooperative that provides power to 16 owner-member distribution cooperatives throughout Kentucky.

“This move will help EKPC to operate more efficiently and economically, creating important benefits for our 16 owner-member cooperatives, and the 520,000 homes and businesses they serve,” said EKPC CEO Anthony “Tony” Campbell.

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