When the first of three snow and ice storms hit Kentucky on Feb. 10, Kentucky Emergency Management activated its State Emergency Operations Center. In the following days and weeks, the Energy and Environment Cabinet and the Public Service Commission staffed the center, providing hour-by-hour relief coordination.
An Office of Energy Policy (OEP) grant is aiding efforts to make energy efficient homes more accessible to low- and moderate-income residents in southeast Kentucky.
With COVID-19 cancelling in-person fundraisers, EEC Executive Secretary Judy Tingle and Special Assistant Jan Velez knew the 2020 Kentucky Employees Charitable Campaign would be like no other before it. But their creativity and the cabinet’s generosity led to the EEC more than doubling last year’s total and the pair being recognized for their efforts.