Electric Service
The BPU has been providing electric service to homes and residences in our community since 1912. We are proud to offer dependable and reliable electric service to every household in our community at some of the lowest rates in the nation. We’re committed to the neighborhoods that we serve and work hard to maintain your satisfaction through stable and reliable service.

Today, BPU electric plants and delivery systems serve 65,000 customers over 127.5 square miles within the Kansas City, Kansas, area. Power generation facilities consist of three power stations, 29 substations and 2,992 miles of electrical lines. The Nearman Creek Power Station has a capacity of 315 MW, the Quindaro Power Station can produce 316 MW, and the Kaw Power Station, which is currently inactive, was capable of producing 92 MW.

BPU is committed to a diverse power-generating mix, utilizing wind, hydro, and landfill gas technology as part of its renewable energy portfolio.

The utility’s electrical system has been recognized as one of the country’s most reliable and safe electric utilities, one of only 82 of the more than 2,000 public utility companies in the nation to receive the Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3) award from the American Public Power Association (APPA).



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