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Evergy CEO David Campbell to provide video storm update

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Dec. 16, 2021 – At 12:30 p.m. Evergy President and CEO David Campbell will provide a live video update about progress of power restoration following the windstorm that swept across Kansas and Missouri on Wednesday.

The video will be live and available for replay on the Evergy YouTube channel.

Wednesday afternoon and evening sustained high winds moved across Kansas and Missouri, exceeding 100 mph in some places. Over the course of the storm, 258,000 Evergy customers lost power. Crews began working on power restoration right away and work continues. As of noon Thursday, power had been restored to more than 80 percent of affected customers.


About Evergy, Inc.
Evergy, Inc. (NYSE: EVRG) serves approximately 1.6 million customers in Kansas and Missouri. We were formed in 2018 when long-term local energy providers KCP&L and Westar Energy merged. We generate nearly half the power we provide to homes and businesses with emission-free sources. We support our local communities where we live and work, and strive to meet the needs of customers through energy savings and innovative solutions.

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