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                           Before the
                FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
                     Washington, D.C. 20554


In the Matter of                 )
                                )
KENERGY CORP.                    )    Acct. No. 200132080016
                                 )    File No. EB-00-IH-0384, GS
Licensee of Various              )
Authorizations in Kentucky 


                  MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER

     Adopted:  January 26, 2001         Released:    January  31, 

2001

By the Chief, Enforcement Bureau: 


1.   By this Memorandum Opinion and  Order we adopt the  attached 
Consent Decree  in which  Kenergy Corp.  (``Kenergy'') agrees  to 
implement an internal compliance program and to make a  voluntary 
contribution to the  United States  Treasury.  We  find, for  the 
reasons discussed below, that the  Consent Decree provides for  a 
just and reasonable resolution of the Bureau's investigation into 
Kenergy's compliance with  Section 310(d)  of the  Communications 
Act of  1934, as  amended,1  and conclude  that adoption  of  the 
Consent Decree is in the public interest.

2.   Kenergy  is  an   electric  distribution  cooperative   with 
headquarters in Henderson, Kentucky.  It serves 50,000  customers 
in all or portions of  14 western Kentucky counties. Kenergy  was 
established in July 1999  through the consolidation of  Henderson 
Union  Electric  Cooperative  Corp.  and  Green  River   Electric 
Corporation,  both  of  which   held  licenses  in  the   Private 
Operational-Fixed Microwave and Industrial/Business Services. The 
consolidation resulted in the substantial transfer of control  of 
a total  of  56 stations  and,  thus, required  prior  Commission 
consent, pursuant to Section 310(d) of the Communications Act  of 
1934, as amended, 47 U.S.C.  310(d).  Kenergy, however, did  not 
file applications  for Commission  consent to  the assignment  of 
licenses  for   these   stations  until   November   2000.    The 
applications have since been granted.

3.   The Bureau has reached an  agreement with Kenergy that  will 
resolve this  investigation.  The  terms  and conditions  of  the 
agreement are contained in the attached executed Consent  Decree.  
Among other things, the Consent Decree contemplates that  Kenergy 
will implement a program to ensure its future compliance with the 
Act and the  Commission's rules and  policies.  In addition,  the 
Consent Decree contemplates  that Kenergy will  make a  voluntary 
contribution to  the  United States  Treasury  in the  amount  of 
$7,500.2
 
4.   We have  reviewed  the  Consent  Decree  and  evaluated  the 
circumstances underlying the investigation.  We believe that  the 
public interest would  be served by  adopting the Consent  Decree 
and terminating this investigatory proceeding.  

5.   ACCORDINGLY, IT  IS  ORDERED  that,  pursuant  to  delegated 
authority, the Consent Decree attached hereto IS ADOPTED.

6.   IT   IS   FURTHER   ORDERED,   that   the    above-captioned 
investigatory proceeding IS TERMINATED.  

                         FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

                          
     
                         David H. Solomon 
                         Chief, Enforcement Bureau
               


_________________________

1  47 U.S.C.  310(d).

2 Payment may be made by mailing a check or similar instrument, 
payable to the order of the Federal Communications Commission, to 
the Forfeiture Collection Section, Finance Branch, Federal 
Communications Commission, P.O. Box 73482, Chicago, Illinois 
60673-7482.  The payment should note the Acct. No. referenced 
above.