The Power Of Community

Welcome to BPU

As a not-for-profit public utility, the Kansas City Board of Public Utilities (BPU) has provided safe, dependable water and electric services in Kansas City, Kansas, for more than 100 years. Today, BPU services nearly 63,000 electric customers and 50,000 water customers, over approximately a 130 square mile area.

BPU’s primary focus has always been, and remains, the satisfaction of its customers and a commitment to the quality of life in the communities it serves. This has allowed BPU to be recognized as one of the top public utilities in the country.
  • BPU Celebrates National Drinking Water Week May 1–7

    The Kansas City Board of Public Utilities (BPU) will celebrate the essential role drinking water plays in our lives and importance of quality tap water during National Drinking Water Week, May 1-7. This week is an opportunity to emphasize the award-winning tap water which is delivered to numerous homes and businesses each day.

    May 3, 2016
  • New BPU Wind Farm Partnership to Power KCK

    The Kansas City Board of Public Utilities (BPU) has partnered with Lenexa-based Tradewind Energy and Enel Green Power to utilize energy from a new 400 MW wind farm being built in southwest Kansas. To further diversify its generation mix and utilize a clean energy alternative, BPU will purchase 200 MW of energy through a 20-year renewable energy Purchase Power Agreement (PPA), and will tie into the Southwest Power Pool (SPP) Midwest Energy transmission system.

    April 20, 2016
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