State regulators withhold support for Panasonic rate increase


(Developing: Will be updated as warranted)

State regulators are withholding support of Evergy's request to seek an electric rate increase to feed the new Panasonic plant under construction in De Soto.

In a filing late Monday afternoon, the staff from the Kansas Corporation Commission said it could not support the utility company's proposal to seek a rate increase within a year of the ongoing rate case before the commission.

"Staff asserts that there are too many unknown factors to recommend . . .


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