6 hrs ago
The Wichita Eagle
Car crash near Seneca, I-235 cuts electricity to Westar customers
Thousands of Wichitans experienced power outages Thursday after a vehicle struck a power pole and downed lines at Seneca and I-235.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Westar Energy Inc (WR) Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.35
Westar Energy declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, August 27th, Analyst Ratings News reports.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Kansas files complaint against Westar Energy
Kansas regulators filed a complaint Wednesday with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission against Westar Energy Inc., alleging the state's largest utility is charging unjust and unreasonable electric transmission rates.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
The Wichita Eagle
As treacherous as the murder of James Foley was, at least it should wake up the world to what a group of barbarians ISIS is.
Storms knock out power to hundreds in Topeka
Storms that rolled through Topeka and vicinity caused power outages in various parts of the city early Monday, authorities said.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Solar energy still a minor player, but research could change that
Solar panels have a small, niche market in Kansas, but research to improve their efficiency and placement could change that in the future.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Customer Interaction Solutions
Kansas Corporation Commission Files Complaint with FERC against...
TOPEKA, Kan., Aug. 20 -- The Kansas Corporation Commission issued the following news release: Today, the Kansas Corporation Commission filed a complaint against Westar Energy, Inc. at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission .
Wed Aug 20, 2014
KCC: Westar Rates "Unjust And Unreasonable"
The Kansas Corporation Commission says the state's largest electric utility is charging too much.
KCC files compaint against Westar Energy
The Kansas Corporation Commission has filed a complaint against Westar Energy, claiming the electric company is charging unjust and unreasonable electric transmission rates.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Westar official: Transmission line project a good investment in city's infrastructure
Westar Energy has heard some complaints about the appearance of the tall steel poles it's putting up in Topeka as part of a transmission line project, a spokeswoman for the electrical utility acknowledged Thursday.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Westar: Interstate electricity marketplace helped keep lights on
The Southwest Power Pool's new electricity marketplace got a trial by ice on its third day of operation, Westar officials said - and passed when power kept flowing.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
KCC to hold public work sessions
Jean Shuler of Westar Energy gives a tour of a Ford Fusion hybrid, part of Westar's electric and hybrid fleet, to George C. Hornbeck.
Lawrence nature center gets solar grant
The Lawrence Journal-World reports the Prairie Park Nature Center was one of 15 projects chosen by Topeka-based Westar for funding.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Westar Energy's (WR) CEO Mark Ruelle on Q2 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the Second Quarter 2014 Westar Energy Earnings Conference Call.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Westar Energy, Inc. announces 2nd quarter 2014 results.
Without COLI proceeds, the first half of 2013 earnings would have been was driven largely by no corporate-owned life insurance proceeds and higher planned maintenance costs for the generating fleet.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Westar Energy (WR) Set to Announce Earnings on Wednesday
Westar Energy is set to post its Q214 quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 6th.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
Westar will ask for $3.5 million for La Cygne costs
Westar Energy and Kansas City Power & Light have asked for permission to start charging customers for upgrades at the La Cygne power plant sooner than anticipated.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
The Wichita Eagle
Westar awards grants for solar projects to 4 local entities
Four local organizations have won grants to install solar energy projects as part of Westar Energy's Solar Photovoltaic Project.