KPP News

Wichita, Kansas, March 4, 2019 – The Kansas Power Pool (“KPP”), a member-driven public power organization which procures energy and transmission service for community-owned electric utilities across Kansas has announced its assistance with cyber security training courses to member cities.

KMU Dispatch
Posted on January 23, 2019

Kansas local government and their utilities lost a key advocate as Robert (Bob) Peter of Ellinwood passed away last week following an accident at home. He worked tirelessly for the communities and organizations for which he served including Kansas Municipal Utilities. He was a strong supporter of public utilities both small and large and was considered a powerful voice of reason. His voice and his leadership will be missed.

KMU Dispatch
Posted on August 10, 2018

Mayor David Alvey of the Unified Government of Wyandotte County was recently appointed the ViceChair of the American Public Power Association’s Policymaker Committee (PMC). The PMC is made up of 45 members, which include elected or appointed officials on the governing bodies of public power communities. Kansas is also represented on the APPA Policymaker Committee by Mayor Stan Luke of the City of Burlington.

KMU Dispatch
Posted on August 10, 2018

Kansas House and Senate leadership has named the members of the Statewide Broadband Expansion Planning Task Force to determine a plan for evaluating and expanding access to Internet broadband in the state. KMU Executive Director Colin Hansen was appointed to the committee to represent municipal utilities. League of Kansas Municipalities Executive Director Erik Sartorius was also named to the task force.

By Citycode Financial
Posted on August 3, 2018

The county zoning board is pursuing a plan for two new meteorological towers, which could lead to new wind turbines.

The proposed sites lie midway between Marion and Peabody, with one between 140th Rd. and Old Mill Rd., and the other between 100th and Mustang.

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Kansas Electric Power Cooperative, Inc.
600 SW Corporate View
Topeka, Kansas 66604


For immediate release:
July 30, 2018

For more information, contact:
Bill Riggins, General Counsel

Kansas Electric Power Cooperative, Inc. Selects New Executive Vice President and CEO

Topeka, Kansas (July 30, 2018) – Kansas Electric Power Cooperative’s (KEPCo’s) Board of Trustees has selected Suzanne Lane of Topeka, Kansas, as the new Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of the organization.

KEPCo’s Board President, Kevin Compton, stated, “Suzanne possesses the knowledge and talent to continue to move the cooperative forward to meet the energy needs of our member-owners. We look forward to working with her in her new position as we strive to meet future energy requirements in today’s challenging energy markets.”

KMU Dispatch
Posted June 26, 2018

Mark Chesney, General Manager and CEO of Kansas Power Pool was named to the American Public Power Association Board of Directors at the association’s National Conference last week. APPA members approved the nomination at the association’s annual business meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Posted on June 22, 2018


Under the supervision of the electric distribution superintendent, provides ground support for linemen. Responsible for exercising judgment as to the details of assigned work within prescribed operating procedures. Following 6 months – 1 year in position, eligible for Electric Lineman Apprentice Program.

By Rebecca McCutcheon
CourierTraveler Writer
Posted on June 22, 2018

A proposed partnership between the City of Winfield, the Kansas Power Pool and transmission operator GridLiance of Irving, Texas, will help the city finance upcoming projects and manage the risks that come with owning its electric transmission facilities.

The city and GridLiance entered into a non-binding letter of agreement Monday regarding possible purchase and development of a portion of the city’s electric system.

The purpose of the agreement is to preserve current transmission revenue and share the risk of electric transmission ownership, according to documents provided by the city.

Kansas Municipal Jobs
Posted on June 11, 2018

Under general direction, performs skilled level of work in the operation of fossil fueled engines, electric generators and all associated equipment. Performs maintenance on City equipment.

To view more details and to apply for this position, please CLICK HERE.