At a Glance

Big Rivers Electric Corporation is a member-owned, not-for-profit, generation and transmission cooperative (G&T) headquartered in Henderson, Kentucky. We are owned by three member cooperatives that distribute retail electric power to more than 115,000 homes, farms, businesses and industries across 22 counties in western Kentucky.

Big Rivers supplies the wholesale power needs of the member cooperatives and markets surplus power to non-member utilities and power markets.

View the 2018 Big Rivers Media Kit


 Incorporated  June 1961
 Generating capacity owned  1,444 MW
 Power capacity available  1,819 MW
 Employees  520
 Member cooperatives  3
 Counties reached  22
 Member consumers served  116,000 +
 Miles of transmission line  1,295
 Energy sales  8,823,635 MWh
 Energy revenue  $ 434.2 million
 Net margins  $ 11.2 million
 Equity  $ 464.7 million
 Wholesale system average  $ 48.15 per MWh
  View an inside look of power production at Sebree Station: