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” - Commission Homepage). 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’ principal 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.

Residential Customers' Bill of Rights

Residential customers of regulated public utilities in Kentucky are guaranteed certain rights.  The Customer Bill of Rights is located on the Commission’s internet website. (Customer Bill of Rights).

Big Rivers Present Tariff

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

Big Rivers Tariff Filing

On February 28, 2022, Big Rivers made a tariff filing which included a new Pole Attachment tariff – Standard Rate Schedule PA, withdrawal of its existing CATV Attachment tariff – Standard Rate Schedule CATV, and other tariff sheet adjustments arising from implementing these tariff changes.  The Commission has assigned the following case number for this tariff proceeding – TFS 2022-00112.  This filing may be viewed by clicking on the following line: and entering the complete ID for this filing – TFS2022-00112. 

This filing has been moved to Case No. 2022-00106, In the Matter of:  Investigation of the Proposed Attachment Tariffs of Rural Electric Cooperative Corporations and the tariff proceeding has been closed. 

On April 6, 2022, Big Rivers made a tariff filing pursuant to the Commission’s order dated March 24, 2022 in Case No. 2021-00297, amending its Fuel Adjustment Clause (FAC) tariff.  The Commission has assigned the following case number for this tariff proceeding – TFS 2022-00199.  This filing may be viewed by clicking the following link: and entering the complete ID for this filing – TFS2022-00199. 

Big Rivers Proceedings before the Commission

The lists below provide information about the principal proceedings before the Commission which involve Big Rivers. For more recent cases, these links only provide access to major document within each proceeding. They do not include access to all motions, orders, petitions, and other documents. For older cases, a generic link to the listed case number provides a complete listing of all publicly available documents in the proceeding. One may access additional information using the Commission’s Electronic Case Search System ( and entering any of the case numbers below.

Big Rivers General Rate Cases

Big Rivers Tariff Filings

 Big Rivers Fuel Adjustment Clause (FAC) Reviews

For information regarding FAC Reviews prior to December 31, 2012, send an e-mail with subject line ‘Pre-2013 FAC Reviews’ to

Big Rivers Environmental Surcharge (ES) Reviews

For information regarding ES Reviews prior to June 30, 2011, send an e-mail with subject line ‘Pre-2011-06-30 ES Reviews’ to

Big Rivers Integrated Resource Plan

Big Rivers Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity (CPCN) / Environmental Compliance Plan Cases

Big Rivers Finance Applications

Nucor Corporation

Administrative Cases