Evergy reports nearly 200,000 customers in arrears

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Almost 200,000 of Evergy's electric customers in Kansas and Missouri have fallen behind on their power bills, yet one more sign of the economic trouble the country is facing amid the coronavirus pandemic.

The company reported that 130,000 of its residential customers owe $249 or less on their electric bill, while about 60,000 owe $250 or more, according to a company filing with the Kansas Corporation Commission.

The company estimates that about half the customers in arrears — about 95,000 — are in Kansas . . .


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