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2018 - 2020 News

2020 News


Wichita Eagle -- December 22, 2020

Evergy has plan to save $145 million a year. Don’t expect smaller utility bills yet

Wichita Eagle -- December 6, 2020

Kansas committees spend 6 hours pushing Evergy for answers on grid update costs

Kansas Reflector -- November 6, 2020

Kansans blast Evergy’s ‘discriminatory’ fee proposals for solar panel use

Kansas News Service -- October 30, 2020

The Largest Utility In Kansas Wants To Charge Everyone To Collect More From Solar Users

Kansas City Star -- October 19, 2020

Evergy customers may pay some of utility’s pandemic-related costs if regulators agree

Kansas News Service -- October 16, 2020

100,000-Plus Kansans Struggle To Pay Utility Bills And That Could Mean Higher Bills For Everyone

Kansas Reflector -- August 14, 2020

The Kansas Legislature’s addiction to gut-and-go should make everyone sick

Sunflower State Journal -- July 31, 2020

Dark money groups' donor revealed

Sunflower State Journal -- July 29, 2020

Wind industry pours thousands into campaigns

Topeka Capital-Journal -- June 18, 2020

KCC opens investigation into Evergy, Elliott agreement


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

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