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Energy and Environment Cabinet

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Division of Energy Generation Transmission & Distribution

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.

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.

Nuclear Energy

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.