The Average Payment Plan can help reduce your high bills in summer and winter and make it easier to manage your monthly bill. The plan allows you to pay a monthly bill on the average cost of your most recent 12-month period. The amount due may vary slightly month to month but if you were signed up for Average Payment, your bill for this month would have only been Label and then every bill in the coming months would be close to that same amount. It’s not too late to sign up for your Label bill.
For more information about the Average Pay Program and how it can help reduce high bill surprises, visit our Average Payment Plan page
Topeka, Kan., May 26, 2015 – Westar Energy Inc. (NYSE:WR) announced today that it will grow its renewable energy commitment to nearly 1,300 megawatts – equivalent to the power consumption of about half the homes it serves. Westar will purchase wind energy from a 200 megawatt wind farm to be constructed on its behalf in Pratt County, Kan., by an affiliate of NextEra Energy Resources, LLC.
“Kansas wind provides the best economic fit to make renewable energy available and affordable for all our customers,” Mark Ruelle, Westar Energy president and chief executive officer said. “Westar is the state’s largest supporter of renewables, and we are excited to add more clean Kansas wind energy to our energy supply.”
The Ninnescah wind farm will be built beginning late this year or early 2016 and will begin providing energy by the end of 2016. It is expected to bring to nearby communities about $300 million in capital investment, up to 200 construction jobs and several permanent jobs.
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Westar Energy, Inc. (NYSE: WR) is Kansas’ largest electric utility. For more than a century, we have provided Kansans the safe, reliable electricity needed to power their businesses and homes. Every day our team of professionals takes on projects to generate and deliver electricity, protect the environment and provide excellent service to our nearly 700,000 customers. Westar has 7,200MW of electric generation capacity fueled by coal, uranium, natural gas, wind, solar and landfill gas. We are also a leader in electric transmission in Kansas. Our innovative customer service programs include mobile-enabled customer care, digital meters and paving the way for electric vehicle adoption. Our employees live, volunteer and work in the communities we serve.
For more information about Westar Energy, visit us on the Internet at http://www.WestarEnergy.com. Westar Energy is on Facebook: www.Facebook.com/yourwestar and Twitter: www.Twitter.com/WestarEnergy.
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