electric rates http://wkyufm.org en Aluminum Smelter in Hancock County Gives 12-Month Termination Notice to Power Supplier http://wkyufm.org/post/aluminum-smelter-hancock-county-gives-12-month-termination-notice-power-supplier <p>Hancock County leaders are trying to stay optimistic about the future of a major employer in their area. Century Aluminum smelter announced this week it has given Big Rivers Electric Cooperative a 12-month termination notice. That puts the smelter’s ability to operate in jeopardy. Wed, 22 Aug 2012 18:38:16 +0000 Kevin Willis & The Messenger-Inquirer 17893 at http://wkyufm.org Aluminum Smelter in Hancock County Gives 12-Month Termination Notice to Power Supplier Hancock County Smelter to End Power Contract, Could Close Doors http://wkyufm.org/post/hancock-county-smelter-end-power-contract-could-close-doors <p>An aluminum company operating a western Kentucky smelter has given notice to terminate its power contract with Big Rivers Electric Corp. The move signals that the nearly 700-employee smelter at Hawesville is in jeopardy. Tue, 21 Aug 2012 13:18:14 +0000 Associated Press 17801 at http://wkyufm.org Hancock County Smelter to End Power Contract, Could Close Doors