2018 & 2019 News

2019 News


Energy News Network -- August 30, 2019

A coal plant dispute cost a Kansas utility $12 million. Will ratepayers foot the bill?

KIC & CURB -- July 17, 2020

Joint Statement on Jeffrey Energy Center decision

Kansas News Service -- June 21, 2019

Report: Kansas Utilities Run Coal Plants Year-Round Even Though It Costs Ratepayers Millions

Topeka Capital-Journal -- January 26

‘Monday morning quarterbacking’: Utilities, advocates disagree on high Kansas electric rates


KAKE News (video) -- January 24

Kansas leaders demand solution to high cost of electricity


WIBW News (video) -- January 24

Legislators and organizations demand lower electric rates


Topeka Capital-Journal -- January 24

Groups ask Westar, KCP&L to lower rates, implore Legislature to order new study 


News Release -- January 24

Multiple organizations ask the Kansas Legislature to
address high electric rates


Kansas News Service -- January 22

Westar And KCP&L Say Coal Pushed Up Kansas Electric Rates, But Investments Will Pay Off Soon


Wichita Eagle -- January 17

Why are Kansas electric bills higher than other states? Coal and wind, report says


Topeka Capital-Journal --January 16

‘Looking for solutions’: Senate utility committee hears more about Kansas’ high electric rates


Topeka Capital-Journal --January 15

Legislators hear KCC report on Kansas’ high utility rates


Topeka Capital-Journal --January 14

Kansas’ high utility rates: Reports blame capital investment costs, changing utility landscape