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 118,000 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 2020 Big Rivers Media Kit


Incorporated: June 1961

Generating capacity owned: 1,444 MW

Power capacity available: 1,622 MW

Employees: 400+

Member cooperatives: 3

Counties reached: 22

Member consumers served: 118,000 +

Miles of transmission line: 1,297


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