Grayson Rural Electric is located just to the west of the Appalachian Mountains in the rolling hills of northeastern Kentucky. We have a membership of approximately 14,000 consumers and around 2200 miles of primary lines. Our service area covers a total of 6 counties and is about 60 miles from top to bottom. Our system is winter peaking system with 100.275 Megawatts of capacity from 11 substations. The substations are fed by East Kentucky Power Cooperative located in Winchester, Kentucky.
We have great accessibility to many larger cities. From the heart of our territory, Grayson is less than two hours drive to Cincinnati, OH, Lexington, Kentucky and Huntington, WV. In just three hours you can be in Charleston, WV, Louisville, KY and Columbus, OH. We have a great infra-structure of modern highways that open up the beautiful country side making the drive very scenic and stimulating.
Grayson Rural Electric FAQ
What is Honor Flight?
It's an all-volunteer non-profit organization created to honor America’s veterans for all their sacrifices. World War II, Korean War and Vietnam veterans are flown to Washington D.C. to visit their memorials, free of charge.
How does Honor Flight raise funds for the trip?
Sponsors like Grayson RECC and the other Kentucky Touchstone Energy Cooperatives are key to success. They are sponsoring a flight on Sept. 16. Other corporate sponsors and private donations fund flights.
What is special about the day as a veteran and as a guardian?
The veterans have said it's one of the best days of their lives in the past. These veterans not only have time to reflect and enjoy their memorials, but they also receive so much gratitude from others that day. It is their day. As a guardian, it’s an honor to assist these men and women.
How can veterans apply for a flight?
They can apply online at honorflightky.org
or call 888-432-2965 to request an application.
How can people help support Honor Flight?.
They can make donations to help cover the costs of the flight and they can attend the Welcome Home Celebration for the flights.