WMMT: Eastern Kentuckians Face Rising Electric Bills

WMMT's Sylvia Ryerson reports on rising electric bills in Eastern Kentucky.  Visit WMMT's page to listen to or download the report.

By Sylvia Ryerson – March 1, 2011 Residents throughout eastern Kentucky have been shocked by dramatically higher electric bills this winter, forcing many to make difficult decisions in order to keep their homes warm through the coldest months of the year. The situation has created a crisis for many Kentucky households. Residents and local officials alike are searching for answers as to why the increases this winter were so extreme, and what can be done now to address the situation.

Kristin Tracz

About Kristin Tracz

Kristin Tracz served MACED’s Research and Policy team from 2009-2012 working on clean energy policy, energy efficiency programs and the Appalachian Transition Initiative. She joined MACED after finishing her Master of Environmental Management degree at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies. She now lives and works in Washington, DC.