East Kentucky Power Cooperative

East Kentucky Power Cooperative

4775 Lexington Road
Winchester, KY 40392-0707
P: +1 859-595-6251

Why East Kentucky Power Cooperative?


More than 520,000 homes and businesses in 87 Kentucky counties depend on East Kentucky Power Cooperative and its 16 owner-member cooperatives for safe, reliable, affordable electric power. EKPC is owned by 16 electric distribution co-ops located in Central and Eastern Kentucky. Those cooperatives provide electric service to more than 1 million Kentuckians. EKPC's role is to provide electric power to its 16 owner-members.

EKPC owns and operates four major power plants totaling nearly 3,000 megawatts in capacity, as well as more than 2,800 miles of high-voltage transmission lines. EKPC has provided this service for more than 70 years. EKPC and each of its 16 owner-member cooperatives is owned and democratically governed by the people who use their energy and services. All are not-for-profit organizations.

Together, EKPC and its 16 owner-member cooperatives are known as Kentucky's Touchstone Energy Cooperatives.

Our Region

Here are some reasons for you to choose Kentucky for your business site or expansion: - Kentucky's industrial power costs are lower than any state east of the Mississippi River - Kentucky is home to two major air cargo hubs, ranking us 3rd in the nation in total cargo - Kentucky's borders are within 600 miles of 60 percent of the nation's population - Kentucky has the 2nd highest Japanese Foreign Direct Investment in America (per capita) - Kentucky business costs are ranked the lowest in the country by CNBC (2012) - The Tax Foundation ranks Kentucky the 6th lowest-cost state for new corporate headquarters - Site Selection magazine ranked Kentucky 8th for most attractive business climate

Kentucky is blessed with a beautiful landscape and central location that enables any type of business the perfect location to manufacture or distribute their product at a cost that is much lower than most of our competitive states.