Kelly signs compromise on utility transmission charge saving ratepayers millions

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Gov. Laura Kelly on Thursday signed a bill that takes a step toward lowering electric rates and settles a dispute over a fee that Evergy levies to recover the cost of constructing electric transmission lines.

The compromise legislation gives the state more oversight over how Evergy recoups expenses from a transmission delivery charge that's imposed on consumers when it undertakes new local transmission projects.

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