Welcome to Henderson Municipal Power & Light's web site! HMP&L is owned by the City of Henderson, Kentucky, and boasts some of the lowest electric rates in the country. This website will provide you with company information, current electric rates, and info on our broadband services.
The history of Henderson Municipal Power & Light begins at the turn of the century. 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. With the illumination of the town by these 154 street lights, the next step for the city was to investigate furnishing private consumers with electricity. In 1899, the city began to supply merchants with arc lamps. read more >