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Pennyrile Electric Names New President & CEO

Alan Gates has been selected as Pennyrile Electric’s next President and Chief Executive Officer.

Hurricane Florence

This week, two crews (10 Line Technicians) from Pennyrile Electric will be traveling to the East Coast to assist with power restoration. Pennyrile Electric personnel will be joining other line crews to restore power to those affected by Hurricane Florence.

Pennyrile Rural Electric in Christian County Presented Governor’s Safety and Health Award

Worked 500,228 without lost-time injury or illness

Hopkinsville, Ky. (August 16, 2018) – Labor Cabinet Deputy Secretary Mike Nemes visited Pennyrile Rural Electric today to present a hard earned Governor’s Safety and Health Award. Pennyrile worked 500,228 hours without lost-time injury or illness.

Beautify the Bluegrass Project

This year, when Pennyrile Electric heard about the Beautify the Bluegrass campaign, we were eager to participate. We quickly identified an area within our service territory that we felt was a beautiful place, but could use some enhancements. Pennyrile State Park is an 863-acre State Part located approximately 20 miles Northeast of Hopkinsville, KY. 


Kentucky’s electric cooperatives are celebrating Lineworker Appreciation Day on Monday, April 9, and recognizing their line crews the entire month of April.

Frankfort Youth Tour 2018

Pennyrile Electric Takes Students to Tour State Capitol


Eleven local high school juniors joined other students from across Kentucky and visited the commonwealth's capitol as part of the Kentucky Association of Electric Cooperative's Frankfort Youth Tour on March 27th.


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