Energy


Ameren Missouri acquires second wind energy center

Ameren Missouri, a subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), closed on the acquisition of the company's second wind energy center, a 300-megawatt (MW) project located in northwest Missouri. Clean, renewable energy from the facility is already reaching customers, even as construction continues… more

Kansas recognized as national leader in wind energy production

Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly today announced that the state of Kansas has once again been recognized as a national leader in wind energy, with Business Facilities Magazine noting high rankings for Kansas and awarding an Honorable Mention to the Grain… more

Ferrellgas files prepackaged bankruptcy plan

Ferrellgas Partners LP, a holding company of Ferrellgas LP, has filed prepackaged Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. Headquartered on the Kansas side of the metro, the prepackaged bankruptcy plan will help… more

New Kansas Energy Assistance Program to begin next week

A new energy assistance program in Kansas aimed at keeping low-income households heated this winter will open applications starting next week. Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly said the new program from the Kansas Department of Children and Families (DCF) will help… more

More energy for KC with Kansas wind farm expansion

The Kansas City area will see a boost in renewable energy due to an expansion of the Cimarron Bend wind farm in Clark County, Kan. Enel Green Power North America began operating the 199-megawatt expansion of Cimarron Bend, bringing power… more

Ameren acquires its first Missouri wind energy center

The first of two planned investments in Missouri-based wind generation has closed for Ameren Missouri with its acquisition of High Prairie Renewable Energy Center. Located in northeast Missouri, High Prairie Renewable is a 400-megawatt project in Adair and Schuyler counties, and… more

Ameren signs first long-term broadband lease with Anterix for Missouri customers

The first long-term broadband spectrum agreement has been signed between Missouri-based Ameren and New Jersey-based Anterix. Ameren, an electrical services company, signed the 30-year 900 MHz broadband spectrum lease agreement with licensed spectrum holder for Missouri and Illinois customers. With… more

Evergy names new CEO

Kansas City-based Evergy Inc. has announced David Campbell as the company's new CEO, president and director. Campbell will replace current CEO Terry Bassham in January 2021, who announced plans to retire in August 2020. The board voted unanimously to bring… more

New Evergy initiative utilizes Kansas wind farm

Already a national and regional leader of wind energy production, the state of Kansas recently celebrated increased expansion of its wind power services. Through the assistance of the Renewables Direct program at Evergy, Soldier Creek Wind Energy Center, a north-central… more

Higher-use customers to see Evergy surcharge

Evergy Missouri West customers will see a $0.02 increase on their monthly statements beginning in December. The Missouri Public Service Commission approved the electrical company's application to adjust the Renewable Energy Standard Rate Adjustment Mechanism (RESRAM) charge. "The RESRAM charge… more