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Kansas Public Radio -- August 9, 2023

Kansas retirees push back on Evergy’s bid to hike electricity prices and profits

Topeka Capitol-Journal -- July 21, 2023

With Evergy seeing record profits, it's not wise to seek rate hike from hurting customers

News Release -- July 19, 2023

Energy consumers file motion to dismiss Evergy Metro rate increase request or limit rate case expenses

Topeka Capital-Journal -- July 13, 2023

Topekans aren't happy about Evergy's plan to raise electric rates. Will regulators listen?

Wichita Eagle -- April 20, 2023

Kansas Legislature cracks down on Evergy overcharging your electric bill | Opinion

Kansas Reflector -- March 11, 2023

Kansas proposal to regulate Evergy’s charges could save customers millions

Sunflower State Journal -- February 21, 2023

Fight over utility transmission charge, electric rates emerges at Capitol

Topeka Capital-Journal -- February 12, 2023

Evergy among Kansas energy companies seeking monopoly power over transmission projects

Sunflower State Journal -- February 2, 2023

Lawmakers presented data showing electric rates gradually declining

Topeka Capital-Journal -- January 24, 2023

Kansas lawmakers consider changing the board who sets your electrical rates. 

Sunflower State Journal -- January 22, 2023

Fight over electric rates focusing on how KCC is picked

Kansas Reflector -- January 10, 2023

Evergy blames renewable plans, inflation for $1 billion rise in infrastructure plans

Topeka Capital-Journal -- January 1, 2023

Evergy proposed energy conservation programs in Kansas: Regulators might have other ideas

Wichita Eagle -- December 27, 2022

Wind energy is not enough: Winter storms show renewables alone can’t power Kansas 

Sunflower State Journal -- December 9, 2022

Evergy reports political spending for 2021

Kansas Reflector -- September 21, 2022

Kansas regulators order Evergy to explain ‘highly concerning’ jump in planned capital spending

Topeka Capital-Journal -- August 30, 2022

Giant electric line taking Kansas nuclear energy to Missouri now has eminent domain power

KIC News Release -- May 17, 2022

National policy expert recommends KCC deny transmission project 

Topeka Capital-Journal -- May 16, 2022

Proposed transmission line in southeast Kansas could say a lot about the Plains' energy future

Wichita Eagle -- May 7, 2022

Wolf Creek cost $3 billion, now they want us to pay to send nuclear power out of state

Kansas Reflector -- May 6, 2022

KCC chairman dissents on vote muffling business group’s voice in transmission project case

The Sentinel -- May 3, 2022

Kelly appointees limit consumer input on eminent domain, rate hikes

Kansas City Star -- April 6, 2022

Developer needs to make its case for huge Kansas power project

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Topeka Capital-Journal -- March 18, 2022

36-cent delivery charge increase for homeowners part of Evergy plan to bring in $20M more a year

Topeka Capital-Journal -- February 17, 2022

Advocates want to put an end to steep electric rate hikes. Kansas regulators, Evergy aren't on board

Wichita Eagle -- January 7, 2022

Is Evergy a bully with a lapdog regulator?  If so, what chance do Kansas ratepayers have?

Wichita Eagle -- December 27, 2021

Battle between urban and rural power providers could hit electric bills across Kansas

Kansas News Service -- December 6, 2021

Kansas utilities are generous to charities — often with your money

Kansas News Service -- November 30, 2021

Kansas regulators worry investor's influence at Evergy could raise your electric rates

Kansas Reflector -- November 24, 2021

Consumer advocates fear hedge funds’ influence could mean more spending, rate hikes at Evergy

Wichita Eagle -- November 24, 2021

Utility commission sides with ratepayers, criticizes hedge fund influence on Evergy

Kansas Corporation Commission -- November 23, 2021

The KCC weighs in on Evergy’s Sustainability Transformation Plan emphasizing the need for regionally competitive rates, reliable service

Legislator letter to KCC:  High gas prices.  October 6, 2021

Kansas Reflector -- July 27, 2021

Fuel shortages drove February blackouts, Southwest Power Pool investigators find

Kansas Reflector -- July 14, 2021

Less coal, lower bills: Evergy customers make demands following utility’s ‘sustainability’ plan

Kansas Reflector -- July 6, 2021

Consumer watchdog wants feds to acknowledge investors’ influence on Evergy expenses

Sunflower State Journal -- June 25, 2021

Evergy reports $445,000 in Kansas political spending

Kansas Reflector -- June 7, 2021

Kansas and Missouri utilities may use loophole to charge customers for fossil fuel lobbying

Wichita Eagle -- May 25, 2021

Kansas Evergy customers could see lower increase to their bills under revised plan

Kansas Reflector -- Apri 23, 2021

Advocacy groups push for transparency in Evergy’s $8.9 billion ‘sustainability’ plan

Wichita Eagle -- March 1, 2021

In Wichita Area, electric rates could go up about 11% over the next five years      PDF version

Midwest Energy News -- February 18, 2021

Kansas City utility pivots in support of coal securitization bills in two states

Sunflower State Journal -- February 16, 2021

KCC opposes limits on utility transmission charges

Sunflower State Journal -- February 9, 2021

Business community asks for report on utility rates

Topeka Capital Journal -- February 7, 2021

Kansas regulators parse apart Evergy's Sustainability Transformation Plan

Kansas Reflector -- February 4, 2021

Kansas electric rates are not regionally competitive — the KCC should address this problem

Wichita Eagle -- January 29, 2021

Kansas electric rates are the highest in the Midwest — and it’s about to get worse        PDF version

Wichita Eagle -- January 19, 2021

To expand solar and wind energy, Kansas needs a state energy plan, lawmaker says

Wichita Eagle -- January 8, 2021

Evergy’s proposed electric rates for solar find few supporters, many critics

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