School districts seek separate class for electric rates to better control costs


Escalating electric rates are driving three Johnson County school districts to join the battle over a $26 million rate increase sought by Kansas City Power & Light.

The Olathe, Spring Hill and Blue Valley School districts, along with Johnson County Community College, have filed requests to intervene in KCP&L’s case for a rate increase pending before the Kansas Corporation Commission.

The schools aren’t trying to stop the rate increase so much as they want KCP&L to adopt a separate class of utility rates that account for their unique way of operating when compared to . . .


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