• The illuminated Kansas City skyline at night.
  • A group of children playing tug-of-war.
  • A street corner at dusk. The buildings are mostly glass and shine with light.
  • A man repairing a powerline from a lift.
  • A brightly lit cityscape. The highway in the foreground has white and red lines from long exposure of car headlights.
  • The Legends 14 movie theater, brightly lit. To its left is a fountain with lights shining under the streams of water.
  • Children's Mercy Park stadium full for a Sporting KC soccer game.
  • The front of a building illuminated in streetlights.
  • Two men looking at a computer.
  • A power plant that overlooks a pond.

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 Board Approves 2017 Budget

    The Kansas City Board of Public Utilities (BPU) Board of Directors approved its 2017 Annual Budget for the municipal electric and water utility at its December 21, 2016 Board meeting. The budget was adopted following a series of public budget hearings during the month of December. The 2017 budget totaling $382 million is approximately $113 million less than the 2016 budget of $495 million.

    December 22, 2016
  • BPU Receives Excellence in Public Power Communications Award

    The Kansas City Board of Public Utilities (BPU) was among 27 public power electric utilities to earn an award from the American Public Power Association for their most recent communications materials. The awards were presented on Wednesday, November 9 at the association’s Customer Connections Conference in Nashville, Tennessee.

    November 22, 2016
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