Getting the Truth
Bringing you the facts about electric rates
Electric rates are set to recover the costs of operation plus the cost of capital. So slashing rates would need to be matched with cuts in expenses which could reduce reliability, safety, and/or customer service.
Some of the calls for action in the Kansas Statehouse would actually increase rates for Kansas farms, small business, and families. SB 69 passed by the 2019 Kansas Legislature, will study more than 30 different complex energy topics with a goal of creating possible policy solutions to lower electric rates. Findings will be reported to the Legislature in January 2020 and some items later in July 2020.
It is important that any policy recommendations not come at a cost to reduced reliability, safety, and customer service.