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’s Financial Reporting Recognized Nationally

    The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to the Kansas City Board of Public Utilities (BPU) by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR). The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting, and its attainment represents a significant accomplishment by the utility and its management.

    January 22, 2016
  • Video Shows Ways to Save With BPU Home Energy Audit

    To emphasize the importance of energy efficiency to customers, The Kansas City Board of Public Utilities (BPU) developed a YouTube video for homeowners looking to take advantage of the BPU Home Energy Audit Program. Entering its third year, the Energy Audit Program has achieved success by educating homeowners on ways to improve home efficiency while reducing energy costs.

    January 21, 2015
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