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2014-05-06 08:39:38

CHICAGO, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include the Entergy Corp. (NYSE:ETR-Free Report), DTE Energy Company (NYSE:DTE-Free Report), Ameren Corp. (NYSE:AEE-Free Report), UIL Holdings Corporation (NYSE:UIL-Free Report) and Westar Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WR-Free...

2010-09-07 15:00:00

RALEIGH, N.C. and TOPEKA, Kan., Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Elster announced today that Westar Energy, Inc. (NYSE: WR), the largest utility in Kansas, has selected Elster for its 48,000 meter SmartStar deployment. The Elster EnergyAxis® Smart Grid solution will enable Westar to conduct real-time monitoring of its electricity grid, allowing the utility to provide customers with additional insight into their daily energy consumption, improve service reliability and more...

2010-04-12 05:00:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- eMeter, a leader in Smart Grid Management software, announced today that Westar Energy, Inc., the largest electrical energy supplier in Kansas, selected eMeter to provide the necessary Smart Grid software to commence its SmartStar program in Lawrence, KS. Designed to give customers better insight into electricity use and cost information, the SmartStar program became a reality with a $19 million grant from the Department of Energy's Smart Grid...

2008-11-07 09:00:20

Westar Energy, Inc. (NYSE: WR) today announced earnings of $88.0 million, or $0.81 per share, for the third quarter 2008, compared with earnings of $91.5 million, or $0.99 per share, for the third quarter 2007. The lower results for the quarter were due primarily to a decrease in sales volumes as a result of cooler weather. The per share results reflect an increase in the number of shares outstanding as a result of the company having issued additional shares to fund its capital investments....

2008-10-24 09:00:22

Westar Energy, Inc. (NYSE: WR) today announced that all parties to its Kansas retail rate case have agreed to a settlement. The settlement, subject to the execution by all parties of a definitive settlement agreement and subsequent approval by the Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC), provides for a $130 million annual increase in rates and addresses other issues identified in the company's rate case filing. The settlement represents an overall increase in rates of 11 percent, which is lower...


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