History

Providing safe, reliable and affordable energy has been our mission since the beginning. 

An early power plantWe strive to honor founders' standards everyday: 

  • Innovation
  • Entrepreneurism
  • Community leadership

Find out how KCP&L started, and where we're at now, with our timeline below. 

History Timeline

1876 to 1900

Selling the idea of electricity.
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1901 to 1950

A utility company develops.

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1951 to 1980

Growth follows growth.

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1981 to Today

Strategic planning for the 21st century.

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