Shelby Energy Cooperative, Inc. (Shelby Energy) is a non-profit customer-owned electric distribution cooperative organized in 1937. The company is engaged in the sale of electric energy to customers in ten Kentucky Counties which include Anderson, Carroll, Franklin, Henry, Jefferson, Oldham, Owen, Shelby, Spencer, and Trimble. The company is owned by the member it serves. The customers who purchase electricity from Shelby Energy are the members and owners of the cooperative. In 2009, the company served to 12,082 members.
Shelby Energy serves industry, schools, farms, homes, and businesses. Shelby Energy serves 15,371 accounts of electric customers including residential, industrial, commercial and other customers.
In addition to providing electric power, Shelby Energy is active in the community and industrial development, youth and school activities and additional services to improve the quality of life for its members.