• 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 65,000 electric customers and 51,000 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 Recognized Nationally for Electric Reliability and Safety

    The Kansas City Board of Public Utilities (BPU) was recognized in 2018 as one of the country’s most reliable and safe electric utilities. BPU is one of a select few of the more than 2,000 public utility companies in the nation to receive the Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3) Platinum award from the American Public Power Association (APPA).

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    May 9, 2018
  • BPU Charity Golf Tourney set for September 8, 2018

    The BPU Employee Charity Golf Corp. will host its Annual Charity Golf Tournament on Saturday, September 8, 2018 at Dub’s Dread Golf Course in Kansas City, Kansas. As part of its on-going commitment to the community, BPU employees sponsor and host this popular annual golf event which, to date, has raised over $530,000 for children’s charities and nonprofits in Wyandotte County.

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    April 26, 2018
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