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Westar Update! Settlement Agreement Proposed

5 years ago | Aug 07, 2015
By: Dorothy Barnett, Executive Director

 Late yesterday an agreement was reached between Westar Energy, Citizens’ Utility Ratepayers Board (CURB), Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC) staff and industrial customers on Westar’s request to raise rates. The KCC Commissioners...

Kansas legal action likely over obama power plant pollution plan

5 years ago | Aug 04, 2015
Echoing the White House, Dorothy Barnett, director of the Climate and Energy Project said that the plan is most ambitious action ever taken by the country to address climate change.
Kansas is a leader in renewable energy, Barnett said,...

CURB, KCC staff oppose full Westar request

5 years ago | Jul 23, 2015
"If you charge a customer who uses more energy a higher volumetric fee to cover fixed cost, that’s a more fair way to do it,” said Climate and Energy’s Dorothy Barnett. "I don’t think it’s fair to customers who use programmable...