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Regulators approve rate increase stemming from winter storm

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Kansas regulators on Thursday agreed to let Evergy recover $122.2 million in expenses stemming from 2021's winter storm that will be passed onto customers...

Governor vetoes bill banning bag restrictions

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Gov. Laura Kelly on Monday vetoed a bill barring local governments from regulating grocery bags made from plastic and other material, saying it was...

Bill repealing tax exemption for wind dies in committee

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The last in a series of eight bills aimed at placing limits on renewable energy development in Kansas died in a Senate committee Thursday. The...

Wind energy debate turns to taxes

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The debate over wind energy is now turning to taxes as lawmakers consider a proposal to repeal a 10-year property tax exemption for renewables. The...

Wind turbine limits sputter in Legislature

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Republican state Sen. Mike Thompson's drive to put limits on renewable energy development in Kansas is running out of gas. Thompson, a critic of renewable...

Senate passes bill limiting regulations of plastic bags

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A bill barring local governments from regulating plastic grocery bags and other material easily cleared the Senate on Wednesday. The Senate passed the bill 27-13,...

Renewable energy development limits surfacing again

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A vocal critic of renewable energy, the chair of the Senate utilities committee is gearing up for another fight with the wind and solar...

Kelly administration urges caution on conservation plan

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Gov. Laura Kelly's administration is urging the federal government to take a cautious approach with an ambitious and controversial plan to conserve 30% of...

Regulators approve electric vehicle charging rebates

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State utility regulators approved Evergy's plan to encourage the adoption of electric vehicles by offering rebates to customers who move to a cleaner form...

KCC raises concern about Evergy sustainability plan

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Kansas utility regulators are ordering Evergy to show whether its roadmap for modernizing its utility grid, investing in renewable energy sources and cutting costs...