• 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 for Excellence in Financial Reporting

    The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been once again 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,

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    April 5, 2019
  • BPU Community Solar now Available for Commercial Customers

    Comprised of nearly 4,000 photovoltaic solar panels, the BPU Community Solar Farm now allows commercial utility customers that want to use solar energy, access to this sustainable resource from one central location, making it affordable and accessible for all. The community farm concept allows commercial customers access to locally produced, sustainable solar energy. Previously, this community solar farm was only available to residential customers.

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    March 26, 2019
  • Save Energy, Water, Money by monitoring your usage in real time. Try Energy Engage™ now!
  • Paperless Billing, a simpler way to pay, pay your bill in minutes with paperless billing.
  • FlexPay: The Power to Pay Your Way
  • JOIN THE BPU SOLAR FARM COMMUNITY