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Great Plains Energy Announces Leadership Team of Combined Company

Westar Leaders to Join Company Upon Transaction Close in Spring of 2017.

Ethan Beumer - grand prize winner

Ethan Beumer – Kansas City, Missouri (grand prize winner)

KCP&L Announces Winners of Community MVP Scholarship Program

KCP&L is excited to announce the winners of the second annual KCP&L Community MVP Scholarship Program. Ten finalists were selected, each receiving a $1,000 scholarship with the grand prize winner taking home a $5,000 scholarship.


KCP&L Warns Customers of a New Scam

North America utilities team together for Utilities United Against Scams Day.

MVP Contest

KCP&L Kick-off Community MVP Scholarship Program

KCP&L is excited to announce the return of the annual KCP&L Community MVP Scholarship Program. 

Company Overview
Founded in 1882, KCP&L has grown into a trusted energy provider and resource. As an investor-owned regulated electric utility we serve more than 800,000 customers in 47 northwestern Missouri and eastern Kansas counties.
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