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2021 News Releases

December 30, 2021
KCC approves settlement agreement in Black Hills Energy rate case

December 6, 2021
KCC approves agreement with Evergy on electric vehicle programs

November 23, 2021
The KCC weighs in on Evergy’s Sustainability Transformation Plan emphasizing the need for regionally competitive rates, reliable service

November 12, 2021
KCC invites Empire Electric customers to public hearing on proposed rate hike

October 29, 2021
The Cold Weather Rule takes effect Monday, November 1

October 28, 2021
KCC explains why you can expect to pay more for heat this winter and how ratepayers can minimize the impact.

October 20, 2021
Mandatory ten-digit dialing begins Sunday in area codes 785 and 620 

October 12, 2021
KCC denies NGTCC's petition for reconsideration in Kansas Gas Service winter weather docket

October 6, 2021
Kansas observes Energy Efficiency Day on October 6

September 21, 2021
Broadband, phone discounts available for students and families

September 9, 2021
KCC denies requests based on lack of jurisdiction and legal restrictions, but assures consumers state and federal level investigations continue

September 8, 2021
KCC Chair Andrew French named to FERC’s joint federal-state electric transmission task force

August 24, 2021
Evergy Kansas Metro solar customers will move to two-part rate design

July 28, 2021
KCC schedules a public hearing on Black Hills Energy rate increase request

July 27, 2021
KCC approves AG’s request to join winter weather gas cost dockets

July 13, 2021
KCC approves City of Eskridge plan to recover February weather event costs

July 8, 2021
KCC issues first order on recovery of February weather event costs

May 18, 2021
Kansas KidWind winners advance to national competition

May 6, 2021
KCC invites public comments on Evergy’s Sustainability Transformation Plan

April 29, 2021
FCC sets May 12 launch date for Emergency Broadband Benefit

April 8, 2021
KCC approves refunds for solar customers who paid demand charges

April 2, 2021
FCC releases list of Emergency Broadband Benefit Providers

April 1, 2021
Governor Kelly Proclaims April “Safe Digging Month” in Kansas

March 29, 2021
Ten-digit dialing begins soon in Kansas area codes 785 and 620

March 29, 2021
Cold Weather Rule to End March 31

March 22, 2021
KCC warns consumers to beware of utility assistance scam

March 9, 2021
Kansas Corporation Commission opens company specific investigations related to impacts of weather emergency

February 25, 2021
Kansas Corporation Commission directs Evergy to put distributed generation customers back on a two-part residential electric rate

February 15, 2021
KCC issues emergency order to ensure adequate natural gas and electricity is available

January 14, 2021
Commissioner Andrew J. French elected Chairperson of the KCC