Regulatory Affairs



As a Member-owned generation and transmission cooperative based in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, Big Rivers Electric Corporation is a jurisdictional electric utility regulated by the Public Service Commission of Kentucky (“the Commission”). In general, the Kentucky Revised Statutes (“KRS”) and the Kentucky Administrative Regulations (“KAR”) define the Commission’s regulatory authority.

This regulatory webpage provides access to documents relevant to the Commission’s regulatory authority, to Big River’s present tariff on file with the Commission, and to information regarding Big Rivers’ proceedings currently before the Commission. Should you have any comments or feedback regarding this webpage, please e-mail them to with a subject of Regulatory Webpage Feedback

If you prefer, you may mail those comments to:

Big Rivers Electric Corporation

ATTN: Rates and Tariffs

P. O. Box 24

Henderson, KY 42419-0024

[Please note:  Accessing the information below will require Adobe Acrobat© and sufficient memory capable of opening files approaching 200 +/- MBs.]


Commission’s Regulatory Authority

The links below provide access to KRS Chapter 278, KRS Chapter 279, and 807 KAR Chapter 5. These sites are maintained by the Legislative Research Commission of the Commonwealth of Kentucky (“LRC”).  The LRC is solely responsible for these sites. Should any conflict arise between the wording of any hardcopy of a statute or regulation, and these electronic versions, the electronic versions will take precedence.

Big Rivers Present Tariff

Big Rivers present tariff is on file with the Commission. You may access by clicking the link below.


Big Rivers Proceedings before the Commission

The lists below provide information about the principal proceedings before the Commission which involve Big Rivers. These links only provide access to major document within each proceeding. They do not include access to all motions, orders, petitions, and other documents. One may access additional information using the Commission’s Non-Electronic Case Docket ( and the case numbers below.

  1. 2014 Integrated Resource Plan

  2. 2013 General Rate Case
  3. 2012 General Rate Case
  4. Fuel Adjustment Clause (FAC) Reviews
  5. Environmental Surcharge (ES) Reviews
  6. Demand-Side Management (DSM) Tariff Filings
  7. Financing Applications
  8. Administrative Cases



1.  2014 Integrated Resource Plan

(Case No. 2014-00166)


2.  Big Rivers General Rate Case
(Case No. 2013-00199)


3.  Big Rivers General Rate Case

(Case No. 2012-00535)


4.  Big Rivers Fuel Adjustment Clause (FAC) Reviews

Six-Month FAC Review

(Case No. 2014-00230)


Six-Month FAC Review

(Case No. 2013-00449)

Six-Month FAC Review

(Case No. 2013-00266)

Two-Year FAC Review

(Case No. 2012-00555)


5.  Big Rivers Six-Month Environmental Surcharge (ES) Reviews

Six-Month ES Review

(Case No. 2014-00097)

Six-Month ES Review
(Case No. 2013-00139)

Six-Month ES Review
(Case No. 2012-0534)


6.  Big Rivers DSM Tariff Filing
(Case No. 2013-00099)


7.  Big Rivers Financing Application
(Case No. 2013-00125)


8.  Administrative Case on Smart Grid / Smart Meter Technologies

(Case No. 2012-00428)