Kentucky Energy: What you need to know
Governing Law and Regulations
Kentucky has no statutes, regulations, or Executive Orders applicable to renewable energy.
Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet Department for Energy Development and Independence
Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet Division of Oil and Gas
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. To date, the federal government's involvement in renewable energy programs has been limited to voluntary programs and providing financial incentives for renewable energy generation. The Commonwealth of Kentucky has released a plan for creating efficient, sustainable energy, which indirectly addresses some climate change issues.
• Administration and enforcement. Kentucky's Energy and Environment Cabinet will be responsible for implementing the strategies outlined in the commonwealth's plan for creating efficient, sustainable energy. The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet's Division of Oil and Gas regulates the crude oil and natural gas industry in the state, including hydraulic operations. The Division approves all casing and cementing plans for horizontal wells and has field staff on-site during the drilling and hydraulic fracturing phases.
In November 2008, Kentucky released the Intelligent Energy Choices for Kentucky's Future: Kentucky's 7-Point Strategy for Energy Independence, which details the commonwealth's plan for creating efficient, sustainable energy. The plan outlines the following seven strategies, states the goals of each strategy, and recommends actions to achieve the goals:
- Strategy 1: Improve the energy efficiency ...
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