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Kansas regulators deny Great Plains-Westar merger

Kansas regulators deny Great Plains-Westar merger

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – In a stunning move, Kansas regulators denied Great Plains Energy’ acquisition of Westar Energy. The proposed $12.2 billion sale would have allowed for the acquisition of Kansas’ largest electric company by a Missouri utility company. The decision came down Wednesday afternoon, as the Kansas Corporation Commission delivered their verdict in what

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PSC to order Great Plains Energy to file acquisition applications in Westar merger

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Six tariffs and new orders appeared on the docket of this week’s meeting of the Missouri Public Service Commission, but the major item of discussion in Thursday’s meeting concerned the case of Midwest Energy Consumers Group v. Great Plains Energy, which centers around KCPL’s acquisition of Westar. “If you look at

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PSC welcomes new OPC head in short agenda meeting

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Public Service Commission’s weekly agenda meeting lasted just 12 minutes Wednesday, with just two tariffs and new orders appearing before the commissioners. The PSC welcomed Hampton Williams, who was recently appointed to the Office of Public Counsel by Gov. Eric Greitens and will start on Monday, Feb. 13. Williams

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Staff won’t get in the way of Westar acquisition

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Great Plains-Westar merger can go forward without a complaint from the Public Service Commission Staff. Staff filed a notice Wednesday that they had negotiated an agreement with Great Plains Energy and Kansas City Power & Light Company and would not be filing a complaint. Great Plains Energy is the holding

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PSC denies Great Plains request for expedited answer on Westar deal

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Public Service Commission (PSC) unanimously approved four new orders at its regularly scheduled meeting Wednesday in addition to hearing a 20-minute presentation from Summit Natural Gas. The PSC first approved a request from Windstream Missouri, LLC, asking that it reverse a decision of the North American Numbering Plan Administrator,

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