KCP&L

Bill Grady
February 19, 2019 - 7:31 am
Kansas City, MO - People who are dealing with high heating bills can take some comfort in knowing the cold weather rule is in effect, which means utilities are not allowed to cut off service. State law on both sides of the state line forbids utility companies from pulling the plug on customers when...
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KMBC Channel 9 News
Marc LaVoie
January 16, 2019 - 7:08 am
Kansas City, MO - KCP&L officials say if another blast of winter strikes Thursday, its crews are ready to confront any damage that occurs. The winter storm that blew through the area Friday and Saturday caused the third-largest outage in KCP&L history. Close to 3,000 KCP&L customers...
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April 25, 2018 - 1:40 pm
Kansas City, MO - There has been a surge in reports of scammers targeting utility customers, according to a spokesperson for KCP&L. Scam phone calls are up 76 percent in just the first quarter of the year, according to KCP&L spokesman Jeremy McNeive. The scammers often threaten customers by...
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Dry ice sits in a freezer at the Home Depot in Kansas City, where KCP&L employees handed it out to customers on Monday
Bill Grady
July 24, 2017 - 5:22 pm
While power is being restored, KCP&L wants to help you keep from losing what's in your freezer. Three tons of dry ice were being handed out at the Home Depot, at Linwood and Main on Monday afternoon. The dry ice can keep your food frozen for about 24 hours. KMBZ's Bill Grady spoke to one woman...
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May 10, 2017 - 7:46 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — State regulators have approved a $32.5 million rate increase for Kansas City Power & Light to offset the utility's costs of providing service. The Missouri Public Service Commission announced Tuesday the rate increase would cost the average residential customer about...
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Power lines fade off into a setting sun
April 19, 2017 - 5:49 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Kansas regulators have rejected the proposed sale of the state's largest electric company to a Missouri-based utility for $12.2 billion. The Kansas Corporation Commission issued an order Wednesday against the proposal from Great Plains Energy of Kansas City, Missouri, to buy...
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