Tuesday Apr 15
Westar activities spark Girl Scouts toward STEM careers
Rylee Boyd, a 6th grader at Berryton Elementary School, on Tuesday evening swings a hammer down on a stake being held by Brad Loveless, director of Westar Energy's biology and conservation programs.
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Wed Apr 09, 2014
Power back on for most of Osage County
Westar Energy crews early Wednesday afternoon had restored electricity to about 3,200 customers -- most of them located in Osage County -- after a widespread power outage occurred earlier in the day.
Net-Metering Is Preserved in Kansas
An effort to end net metering is blocked, but the price that utilities pay PV system owners for solar power will drop Kansas state legislators have rejected a measure that would have ended net-metering, the rate system that allows homeowners to sell excess solar and wind-generated power to their utilities.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Topeka women point to need for mentors to close 'leadership gap'
Women have made strides toward workplace equality in recent years, but still need support to close the gap in leadership, Topeka women in business and the nonprofit sector said.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Some Topeka customers without power Wednesday morning
More than 500 Westar Energy customers were without power in Topeka and Shawnee County Wednesday morning after overnight storms in the area.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
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Fri Mar 28, 2014
Westar asks KCC to giver developers more time to get deposits back
Developers whose projects were halted by the Great Recession may have a little longer to get their utility deposits back, if a request by Westar Energy goes forward.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
The Garden City Telegram
Your Views - Repealing RPS would be costly
The Kansas Senate Utilities Committee's recent vote to repeal Kansas' "renewable portfolio standards" for generating electricity just doesn't make economic sense.
Mon Mar 24, 2014
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Sun Mar 23, 2014
The Wichita Eagle
Opinion Line Extra
A reader said those who complain about Gov. Sam Brownback "don't pay enough in taxes to amount to squat."
Fri Mar 21, 2014
The Wichita Eagle
Builders, Westar ask state for extension on utility deposits
Unless state utility regulators intervene, developers stand to lose about $1.4 million in deposits for electric lines built to projects that haven't been completed because of the slowdown in construction during the recession.
Argus Upgrades Westar Energy to "Buy"
The firm currently has a $39.00 target price on the stock. Argus' target price points to a potential upside of 11.48% from the company's current price.