Trimble County

Trimble County, Kentucky

30 Hwy 42 E
Bedford, KY 40006
Phone: (502) 255-7174
Fax: (502) 255-7045
www.trimblecounty.com

On the northwestern border of KY, northeast of Louisville; established Feb 9, 1837 from Gallatin, Oldham, and Henry counties. Name Origin: For Robert Trimble (1777-1828), KY jurist and associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1826-28)

Area (sq mi):: 156.23 (land 148.85; water 7.38) Population per square mile: 60.60
Population 2005: 9,023 State rank: 103 Population change: 2000-20005 11.10%; 1990-2000 33.40% Population 2000: 8,125 (White 97.20%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 1.40%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.80%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 35.70
Income 2000: per capita $16,354; median household $36,192; Population below poverty level: 13.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $15,843-$16,505
Unemployment (2004): 5.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.80% Median travel time to work: 30.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 76.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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RELIANCE ON COAL-FIRED RESOURCES: Coal-fired resources provide approximately 69% of IMPA's energy requirements and should remain the cornerstone of the agency's portfolio given the commissioning of the Trimble County Unit 2 and Prairie State Energy Campus (PSEC) Units.
Contract Awarded for Engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for a coal combustion residuals (CCR) otherwise known as coal ash treatment project in Trimble County, Kentucky.
The parties unanimously agreed that KU and LG&E should be allowed to spend almost $1 billion on projects that will enable the 1,932-megawatt Ghent, 1,472-megawatt Mill Creek, 1,274-megawatt Trimble County and 749-megawatt E.
facilities: Mill Creek Generating Station in Jefferson County, Trimble County Generating Station, and Ghent Generating Station near Carrollton, Ky.
Following the recent commercial operation of both units at the Prairie State Energy Campus (PSEC) and the Trimble County Unit #2, IMEA has achieved greater control and certainty of power supply and related costs, albeit at a higher initial price and debt burden.
LG&E would endow more than $300 million to cap ash ponds at Mill Creek and Trimble County generating stations.
The coal will be bought for the utilities' four major base-load coal plants totaling more than 5,000 megawatts; 1,932-megawatt Ghent, 1,472-megawatt Mill Creek, 1,274-megawatt Trimble County, and 739-megawatt E.
IMPA's participation in the recently commissioned Trimble County Unit #2 and the partially commissioned PSEC will reduce its reliance on purchased power and provide long-term cost stability to members, albeit at a higher initial price.
Amec Foster Wheeler announces today that it has started work on an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for Louisville Gas and Electric Company (LG&E) and Kentucky Utilities Company (KU) for a coal combustion residuals (CCR) otherwise known as coal ash treatment project in Trimble County, Kentucky.
Retrofits also are planned for an older, 547-mw unit at the Trimble County plant, where a new 750-mw coal unit went into commercial operation in early 2011.
Recent borrowings at IMPA are related to the construction of two new coal-fired plants: PSEC, and Trimble County 2, a 750MW unit, which went into service earlier this year.
The term coal is for the 2,000-MW Ghent facility in Carroll County, the 1,274-MW Trimble County facility in Trimble County and the 1,472-MW Mill Creek station in Jefferson County.