• 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 Employees Compete for International Recognition

    Seven linemen from the Kansas City Board of Public Utilities (BPU) will compete against hundreds of other utility workers from across the nation and as far away as Canada, Hawaii and the United Kingdom at the Annual International Lineman’s Rodeo in Bonner Springs, KS, testing their professional and trade skills in a unique competition that is open to the public. Thousands of utility professionals will be in town for an annual trade show and expo in Overland Park, KS, with the highlight being the “Lineman’s Rodeo,” a series of competitions testing various lineman skills and safety techniques.

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    October 3, 2019
  • New HomeServe App Available for BPU Customers

    BPU has partnered with HomeServe to bring BPU customers a new tool to help simplify how they manage all the appliances and gadgets in their homes.



    Homeownership isn’t always easy. Whether it’s an appliance breaking, a heating or cooling system needing repair or trying to remember when to replace a filter, a home always needs attention. Juggling to keep things working and organized so that the household runs smoothly just comes with the territory.

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    September 27, 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