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Blue Grass Energy

1201 Lexington Road
Nicholasville, KY 40340
P: +1 888-546-4243

Broadband

Windstream Communication:
Windstream offers internet and home phone delivered over DSL in 99% of Nicholasville. Right now Windstream offers a 15 mbps plan for 34.99/mo.
Spectrum Cable:
Time Warner Cable offers internet, TV, and home phone delivered over cable in 90% of Nicholasville. Right now Spectrum offers a 60 mbps plan for 44.99/mo.

Energy Utilities

For more than 79 years, Blue Grass Energy, a not-for-profit distribution cooperative, has delivered reliable energy services to over 55,000 member-owners in 23 counties in north and central Kentucky. Headquartered in Nicholasville, Blue Grass Energy has district offices in Richmond, Lawrenceburg, and Cynthiana. BGEnergy is provided with wholesale power from East Kentucky Power Cooperative, which also serves 15 other Kentucky co-ops.

Energy Utility Programs & Services

Simple Energy Tips:
Making your home more energy efficient doesn’t have to be expensive and time consuming. Download these how-to guides in PDF format on out website to learn easy ways to not only save money and energy, but also to create a more comfortable, healthy place to live. If you have questions, need assistance or would like to request a free home energy audit, call your local energy adviser.
Energy Library:
To see our Energy Library click here.
Together We Save:
This site features more than a dozen energy-efficiency interactive web applications linked to a virtual home tour, all designed to encourage co-op members throughout the country to take energy-saving actions now. Plus Touchstone Energy TV, showcasing energy-efficiency videos and the Energy Saving Forum, where members can post their own energy saving success stories and learn more information on how they can lower their energy bill.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Please, check out the FAQ section of our website here.
Videos on Energy Efficiency:
We have three helpful videos to help you save money by making small changes to your house. You can see the videos here.
Television Calculator:
Blue Grass Energy helps provide a TV calculator to see how much your TV is costing you annually. If you would like to take advantage of the calculator click here.
Rebates:
Here is our whole list of available rebates...
  • SimpleSaver
  • ENERGY STAR Appliance Rebates
  • Appliance Recycling
  • Button-Up Weatherization
  • Heat Pump Retrofit
  • HVAC Duct Seal
  • Commercial & Industrial Rebates

Size of Lines

Natural Gas: 
Delta Natural Gas Company Size Line: 2-inch line serves the site; 6-inch line serves the site.

* Best efforts, no guaranteed speed.
  Consumer Down Up Business Down Up
All Broadband Yes 1000 1000 Yes 1000 1000
Providers (38)
  Consumer Down Up Business Down Up
Aero Communications, LLC No 0 0 Yes 100 100
Agile Network Builders No 0 0 Yes 50 50
ALTIUS Communications LLC Yes 8 2 No 0 0
APX Net, Inc No 0 0 Yes 1000 1000
AT&T Services, Inc. Yes 1000 1000 No 0 0
Birch Communications, Inc. Yes 6 0.80 Yes 45 45
Blue Zoom WiFi Yes 15 4 Yes * *
Broadband on Demand LLC Yes 25 3 Yes * *
Charter Communications, Inc. Yes 400 20 Yes 1000 1000
Cincinnati Bell Any Distance Inc. No 0 0 Yes * *
Cincinnati Bell Telephone Company LLC Yes 1000 250 No 0 0
Citynet Holdings, LLC No 0 0 Yes 15 5
City of Williamstown Cable TV Yes 10 2 Yes * *
COMCAST CABLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC Yes 987 35 Yes * *
Comelec Services, Inc. Yes 40 10 Yes * *
EarthLink Business, LLC No 0 0 Yes 5 5
GCI Communication Corp. No 0 0 Yes * *
Google Fiber Kentucky, LLC Yes 1000 1000 Yes 1000 1000
HNS License Sub, LLC Yes 25 3 Yes * *
Kentucky RSA #3 Cellular General Partnership Yes 12 4 Yes * *
Kudu Systems, LLC Yes 6 1 No 0 0
Level 3 Communications, LLC No 0 0 Yes 1000 1000
Lightower Fiber Networks I, LLC (fka Light Tower Fiber Long Island LLC) No 0 0 Yes 1000 1000
MCI Communications Corporation No 0 0 Yes 155 155
McLeodUSA Telecommunications Services, L.L.C. No 0 0 Yes 1.50 1.50
Mediacom Southeast LLC Yes 1000 50 Yes * *
Network Billing Systems LLC No 0 0 Yes 5 5
NuVox, Inc. No 0 0 Yes 1000 1000
QX.Net, Networking & Design Yes 500 500 Yes 7 3
Spectrotel, Inc. No 0 0 Yes 100 100
Standard Tobacco Company, Inc. Yes 15 5 Yes 25 5
Talk America Inc. d/b/a Cavalier Telephone also d/b/a Cavalier Business Communications also d/b/a Cavalier Telephone and TV No 0 0 Yes 0.77 0.26
The Electric and Water Plant Board of the City of Frankfort, KY Yes 100 10 Yes 1000 1000
US LEC LLC No 0 0 Yes 1000 1000
ViaSat, Inc. Yes 30 3 Yes * *
VSAT Systems, LLC Yes 2 1.30 Yes 2 1.30
Windstream Kentucky East, LLC Yes 1000 1000 Yes 1000 1000
Windstream Norlight, Inc. No 0 0 Yes 700 700
Technologies (11)
  Consumer Down Up Business Down Up
ADSL2, ADSL2+ Yes 1000 1000 Yes 1000 1000
Asymmetric xDSL Yes 100 8 Yes 75 24
Cable Modem – DOCSIS 1, 1.1 or 2.0 Yes 100 10 Yes 100 10
Cable Modem – DOCSIS 3.0 Yes 400 20 Yes 25 5
Cable Modem – DOCSIS 3.1 Yes 1000 50 Yes * *
Cable Modem other than DOCSIS 1, 1.1, 2.0, 3.0, or 3.1 No 0 0 Yes 15 2
Optical Carrier / Fiber to the end user Yes 1000 1000 Yes 1000 1000
Other Copper Wireline Yes 3 0.80 Yes 1000 1000
Satellite Yes 30 3 Yes 2 1.30
Terrestrial Fixed Wireless Yes 500 500 Yes 50 50
VDSL Yes 1000 1000 Yes 1000 1000
View data for year:
Starting in 2012 the U.S. Energy Information Agency reduced the reporting requirements for “small utilities”. These utilities now submit just totals. No sector data is available after 2011 for these small utilities.
Natural gas prices are only available at the state level. Prices are average prices for the reporting period. EIA does not maintain data on the service territory of natural gas utilities.

Natural Gas Data (Price Per Thousand Cubic Feet)

State Commercial Residential Industrial
Kentucky $8.75 $10.87 $4.45