The Division of Energy Generation, Transmission and Distribution analyzes and develops policies that will ensure the generation, transmission and distribution of adequate, affordable and clean energy within the Commonwealth; evaluates the reliability and economic trade-offs for baseload electricity generation; develops policies that will ensure adequate transmission of energy resources; and promotes alternative and renewable sources for electricity generation.
The division also has responsibility established by the Kentucky Emergency Operations Plan for Emergency Support Function (ESF) 12. ESF 12 outlines procedures for coordinating and communicating energy issues during an emergency. The Commonwealth Energy Assurance Plan describes the existing energy systems in the state and their relation to emergency management in Kentucky.
Kentucky Energy Profile
The Kentucky Energy Profile provides a snapshot of energy production and consumption within the Commonwealth, as well as a foundation for discussing Kentucky's energy future.
The division also has responsibility for initiating discussion and gathering information on nuclear energy as a base-load source of power in Strategy 7 of the Governor's 7-point energy strategy.