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Last $22.96 USD
Change Today -0.13 / -0.56%
Volume 112.9K
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The Empire District Electric Company, together with its subsidiaries, generates, purchases, transmits, distributes, and sells electricity in Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas. It operates in three segments: Electric, Gas, and Other. The Electric segment generates electricity from coal, natural gas, and hydro plants; and provides water service to 3 towns in Missouri. As of December 31, 2014, this segment served approximately 170,000 customers, which comprise residential, commercial, industrial, wholesale on-system, and wholesale off-system, as well as public authorities. It owned generating facilities with an aggregate generating capacity of 1,326 megawatts; transmission system consisting of approximately 22 miles of 345 kV lines, 441 miles of 161 kV lines, 745 miles of 69 kV lines, and 81 miles of 34.5 kV lines; and distribution system comprising approximately 6,911 miles of lines. This segment also owns and operates water pumping facilities and distribution systems consisting of a total of approximately 96 miles of water mains in 3 communities in Missouri. The Gas segment distributes natural gas to 48 communities and 422 transportation customers in northwest, north central, and west central Missouri. This segment serves approximately 43,500 customers. As of December 31, 2014, its principal gas utility properties consisted of approximately 87 miles of transmission mains and approximately 1,175 miles of distribution mains. The Other segment is involved in leasing fiber optics cable and equipment. The Empire District Electric Company was founded in 1909 and is based in Joplin, Missouri.

751 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/20/15
Founded in 1909

empire district electric co (EDE) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President, Director ...
Total Annual Compensation: $510.0K
Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of...
Total Annual Compensation: $290.0K
Chief Operating Officer of Electric and Vice ...
Total Annual Compensation: $295.0K
Chief Operating Officer of Gas and Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $250.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

empire district electric co (EDE) Key Developments

The Empire District Electric Company Announces Retirement of Amy Bass as Director of Corporate Communications

Ms. Amy Bass, Director of Corporate Communications, will retire from The Empire District Electric Company on May 31, 2015, following 34 years of service.

William Gipson Retires from the Board of Directors of The Empire District Electric Company, Effective June 30, 2015

The Empire District Electric Company announced Mr. William Gipson will retire from the Board of Directors on June 30, 2015, following a 34 year career with Empire. Mr. Gipson’s decision to retire from the Board was not the result of any disagreement with the company.

The Empire District Electric Company Names Julie Maus as Director of Corporate Communications, Effective June 1, 2015

The Empire District Electric Company has named Ms. Julie Maus, Director of Corporate Communications effective June 1, 2015. In this position, Ms. Maus will be responsible for customer and employee communications as well as advertising and media relations. She will also assist with shareholder communications. Prior to joining Empire, she was employed by Oak Hill Hospital. She serves on the board of directors for Habitat for Humanity, and is a member of the Golden Apple Committee at the Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce and Soroptimist International of Joplin.


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