Latest Iatan, Missouri Stories

2011-08-01 09:05:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kansas City Power & Light (KCP&L) wins this year's top award from POWER magazine for Iatan 2, located 30 miles northwest of Kansas City. The owners of the 850-MW (net) Unit 2 demonstrated how to plan for and build a coal-fired power plant in a way that balances the needs for reliable supply, reasonable rates, and environmental protection. The approximately $2.4 billion project, which was part of a Comprehensive Energy Plan (CEP), met its goals...

2008-09-08 06:00:20

Kansas City Power & Light, a subsidiary of Great Plains Energy, has filed rate increase requests with the Missouri Public Service Commission and the Kansas Corporation Commission to increase base rates for electric service in all five of its service areas. The requests will raise a typical residential customer's rates by approximately 16.2%, translating to a $12.27 monthly increase. The requests, which are subject to regulatory approval, would take effect in late summer 2009. The rate...

2008-07-31 12:00:59

The Empire District Electric Company (NYSE:EDE) today announced that the Missouri Public Service Commission (MPSC) has issued an Order in the rate case filed by the Company on October 1, 2007. The Company had asked for an annual increase in revenues of approximately $34.7 million or 10.11 percent. The Order results in a net increase in revenue of approximately $22.0 million, or 6.7 percent, and is based on a 10.8 percent return on equity. We anticipate the rates will go into effect by...

2008-07-25 03:00:43

By Steve Everly, The Kansas City Star, Mo. Jul. 25--A Platte County school district is questioning whether Kansas City Power & Light is paying its fair share of taxes on construction of its coal-fired power plant near Weston. Increasingly frustrated West Platte R-2 School District officials say their views on the matter have been dismissed by Platte County and KCP&L officials -- not only on tax owed on Iatan 2, the $1.9 billion power plant being built, but also on upgrades to the...

2008-07-15 03:00:34

By Wagman, David Power generators are revising upwards the cost to build or complete a number of new power plant projects across the United States. Duke Energy told Indiana state regulators that the 630 MW Edwardsport coal-fired power plant currently under construction will cost $365 million more than was previously thought. Kansas City Power & Light now expects its Iatan 2 coal-fired power plant to cost almost $2 billion, a 15 percent increase from two years ago and 47 percent higher...

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