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Recent Press Releases

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Westar Energy and Great Plains Energy Ask KCC to approve Merger of Equals; Missouri Filing to be Submitted by August 31

Combining neighboring electric utilities expected to bring annual savings of more than $160 million within 5 years, create financially stronger company.

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KCP&L's Environmental Microgrant Program Helps Nonprofits Move Sustainable Projects Forward

From gardens and trees to recycling and energy efficiency, KCP&L partners with local nonprofits on environmental projects.

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