Setting pricing works differently for utility companies than most businesses. Learn more about utility regulation and how rates are set.
Utility Regulation: History, Standards and Benefits
As a regulated investor-owned utility, KCP&L provides services that are essential to our society. These services and their costs are regulated.
Ratemaking 101: What Goes into the Ratemaking Process
KCP&L's electric retail rates are set by the Kansas Corporation Commission and the Missouri Public Service Commission.
Electricity's Cost Drivers: Factors that Affect Rate Pricing
Many factors drive the cost of providing electricity to our customers. Those include the cost to generate and deliver it.
Electricity's Value: How Electricity Compares with Other Goods and Services
Electricity has shown to be a lasting value. Even though Americans have used more energy in the last 20 years, the portion of household budgets devoted to electricity costs has actually declined.
FERC Compliance: Standards of Conduct
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission provides standards of conduct for transmission providers.