Awards

Our top priority is earning your trust, and we’re proud to have earned some of the highest industry and community honors along the way.

Recent awards include:

  • 2013 Edison Electric Institute Supplier Diversity Excellence Award 
  • 2012 Power Plant Operational Excellence & Stewardship Award from GP Strategies for Iatan's environmental stewardship and efficiency, which includes being the most efficient Powder River Basin coal-fired plant in the nation
  • 2012 ReliabilityOne™ Award in the Plains Region from the PA Consulting Group for performance as the most reliable electric utility in the region (KCP&L has consistently and consecutively earned this honor since 2007) 
  • 2012 Emergency Assistance Award from the Edison Electric Institute for outstanding efforts to help other electric utilities restore power following Hurricane Sandy and other strong thunderstorms
  • 2012 Community M-Pact Award from Higher M-Pact for ongoing support of the agency and the community, especially in the area of at-risk youth
  • 2012 Paw of Approval from the Kansas City Zoo and Polar Bears International for extraordinary accomplishments in carbon footprint reduction
  • 2011 Power Plant of the Year Award from POWER Magazine for the Iatan 2 power plant
  • 2011 Community Partner Award from Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • 2011 ReliabilityOne™ Award in the Plains Region from the PA Consulting Group 
  • 2010 ReliabilityOne™ Award in the Plains Region from the PA Consulting Group
  • 2010 Corporation of the Year from Minority Enterprise Development Week for our Supplier Diversity Program and commitment to the growth of minority businesses
  • 2010 LEED® Gold Certification for the Commercial Interiors™ rating system at our headquarter offices
  • 2010 Highest Ranked Large Utility in the Midwest from the J.D. Power and Associates Electric Utility Business Customer Satisfaction Study 
  • 2009 ReliabilityOne™ Award in the Plains Region from the PA Consulting Group 
  • 2008 ReliabilityOne™ National Reliability Excellence Award from the PA Consulting Group as the most reliable electric utility nationwide
  • 2007 ReliabilityOne™ National Reliability Excellence Award from the PA Consulting Group as the most reliable electric utility nationwide
  • 2007 David Garcia Award for Environmental Excellence from Bridging the Gap for the collaborative agreement with Sierra Club and Concerned Citizens of Platte County
  • 2007 Mid-America Regional Council's Regional Leadership Award for outstanding environmental initiatives in metropolitan Kansas City
  • 2007 Edison Award from the Edison Electric Institute (its highest honor) for distinguished leadership, innovation and contribution to the advancement of the electric industry
  • 2007 Outstanding Customer Service Award from the Edison Electric Institute for medium-sized utilities

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