U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Water Power Program
Kansas Utility Seeks up to 200 Megawatts of Renewable Energy
March 3, 2004
Westar Energy Inc., the largest electric utility in Kansas, announced
on February 12th that it is seeking to buy power from new renewable
energy power plants totaling as much as 200 megawatts in capacity.
Westar wants to buy power from power plants that draw on wind, solar,
geothermal, biomass, or hydroelectric energy sources. The utility
prefers to buy the power from facilities at least 50 megawatts in
capacity. See the Westar announcement.