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.

Big Rivers Present Tariff

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

Big Rivers Tariff

Residential Customers’ Bill of Rights

Residential customers of regulated public utilities in Kentucky are guaranteed certain rights.  You may access the Customer Bill of Rights located on the Commission’s internet website by clicking the link below.

Customer Bill of Rights

Big Rivers’ Open Tariff Filings

  1. On February 28, 2023, in Case No. 2023-00038, Big Rivers filed, via the Public Service Commission’s Electronic Filing System, its application for the annual review related to its Member Rate Stability Mechanism (“MRSM”) tariff for the calendar year of 2022. Big Rivers’ application does not seek any tariff change.

You may access Case No. 2023-00038, In the Matter of:
Big Rivers’ Electronic Application of Big Rivers Electric Corporation for
Annual Review of Its MRSM Charge For Calendar Year 2022
located on the Commission’s internet website by clicking the link below.
Case No. 2023-00038

  1. In Case No. 2023-00102, the Commission is reviewing Big Rivers’ proposed QF Tariff filed on March 1, 2023. The proposed QF Tariff will replace the existing QFS and QFP tariffs. Pursuant to the Commission’s Order dated March 31, 2023, the Effective Date of these tariff changes will be on or before August 31, 2023.

You may access Case No. 2023-00102, In the Matter of:
Electronic Tariff Filing of Big Rivers Electric Corporation for Approval of Proposed Changes to its Qualified Cogeneration and Small Power Production Facilities Tariffs located the Commission’s internet website by clicking the link below.
Case No. 2023-00102