Henderson City Utility Commission

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Henderson City Utility Commission is part of Henderson Municipal Power & Light, owned by the city of Henderson in Kentucky.

Henderson was the first city in western Kentucky to own its power generating plant, and the first electric streetlights in Henderson were lit on August 15, 1896.[1]

Existing Coal Plants

Plant State Year(s) Built Capacity
Henderson Station I (KY) KY 1956, 1968 43.8 MW

Citing rising costs and mounting environmental regulations, Henderson Municipal Power and Light planned to close its 58-year-old Station One power plant on Water Street by Dec. 31, 2008.[2]

Contact Details

Henderson City Utility Commission
100 Fifth Street
Henderson, KY 42420
Phone: 270-826-2726
Website: http://www.hmpl.com/

Articles and Resources


  1. "HMP&L Home" HMP&L Website, August 2009
  2. Chuck Stinnet, "Henderson power plant to close" Courier Press, August 27, 2008

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