Company Overview of Kansas City Power & Light Company
Kansas City Power & Light Company, a regulated utility, engages in the generation, transmission, distribution, and sale of electricity in western Missouri and eastern Kansas. It generates electricity from coal, nuclear, natural gas and oil, and wind sources. The company has approximately 3,600 circuit miles of transmission lines, 15,600 circuit miles of overhead distribution lines, and 7,000 circuit miles of underground distribution lines. It serves approximately 846,100 customers, including approximately 744,900 residences, 98,600 commercial firms, and 2,600 industrials, municipalities, and other electric utilities. The company was incorporated in 1922 and is headquartered in Kansas City, M...
1200 Main Street
Kansas City, MO 64105
Founded in 1922
Key Executives for Kansas City Power & Light Company
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President, Chairman of Great Plains Energy, Chief Executive Officer of Great Plain Energy and President of Great Plain Energy
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of Finance & Strategy
Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President
Chief Compliance Officer, Vice President and Corporate Secretary
Vice President of Investor Relations and Treasurer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.
Kansas City Power & Light Company Key Developments
KCP&L to Open Solar Facility in Greenwood
Jul 12 16
KCP&L announced the opening of its first solar power facility in Greenwood, Mo., just 30 miles southeast of Kansas City Mo. This more than 12-acre facility is located at KCP&L's Greenwood Energy Center, a natural-gas power plant that's used at peak demand times. This new facility houses 11,500 ground-mounted solar panels, which is almost 100-times larger than the KCP&L solar array at Kauffman Stadium. Additionally, these solar panels will produce 4,700 megawatt-hours of energy each year, enough to power nearly 440 homes.
Kansas City Power & Light Company and KCP&L Greater Missouri Operations Company Announce Resignation of Michael L. Deggendorf as Senior Vice President
May 9 16
On May 3, 2016, Michael L. Deggendorf announced his intention to resign as Senior Vice President of Kansas City Power & Light Company and KCP&L Greater Missouri Operations Company effective May 5, 2016.
Kansas City Power & Light Co. Announces Expansion of its Wind Energy Program
Apr 8 16
Kansas City Power & Light Co. announced that on the expansion of its wind energy program. The company has disclosed that it has acquired an additional wind power of 500MW from a pair of new wind farms located within the service territory of KCP&L. The company has further said that the amount is sufficient to light up as many as 170,000 homes. KCP&L has disclosed that the company will have overall wind energy capability of almost 1,400 MW after the commissioning of the new wind farms. KCP&L has revealed that it has already settled 20-year agreements with the developers of the wind power facilities.
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