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  • Jan 7, 2022
    Ongoing savings from 2018 merger exceed projections, reduce the rate increase request by more than half.

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Jan. 7, 2022 — Today Evergy submitted a detailed rate review to the Missouri Public Service Commission (MPSC). The requested rate adjustment reflects investments to improve...

  • Jan 5, 2022
    Array at Hawthorn to include more than 22,000 panels

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Jan. 5, 2022 – Evergy announced today that its Hawthorn power plant will be home to 10 megawatts (MW) of new solar energy, pending regulatory approval. Five MW will be for...

  • Dec 20, 2021
    Evergy also Prepares to Ask MPSC to Extend Missouri Energy Efficiency Offerings.

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Dec. 20, 2021 – On Friday, Dec. 17, Evergy proposed a suite of energy efficiency programs to the Kansas Corporation Commission. Evergy’s proposed programs would provide...

  • Dec 16, 2021
    Neighboring line crews arrive as around the clock restoration continues

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Dec. 16, 2021 – By Thursday evening, Evergy crews had restored power to more than 90 percent of customers impacted by extreme winds on Wednesday. Evergy crews were joined by...

  • Dec 16, 2021

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Dec. 16, 2021 – Evergy will provide an update regarding power restoration following extended, extreme wind conditions in our service area Wednesday. As of 3 p.m. Thursday,...

  • Dec 16, 2021

    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...

  • Dec 15, 2021

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Dec. 15, 2021 – Evergy will provide an update regarding power interruptions due to the extreme wind conditions in our service area today. Extreme wind speeds, in excess of...

  • Dec 15, 2021

    KANSAS CITY, MO. – Dec. 15, 2021 – Due to heavy winds across Kansas and Missouri, Evergy crews are responding to power outages to restore power to affected customers. As of mid-afternoon...

  • Dec 9, 2021
    LIHEAP and Economic Relief Program provide additional funds for Missouri residents

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Dec. 9, 2021 – The financial relief amounts available from the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) have recently doubled for Evergy Missouri customers....

  • Dec 8, 2021
    KCC approves components of Transportation Electrification Plan

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Dec. 8, 2021 – On Monday, the Kansas Corporation Commission partially approved Evergy’s transportation electrification plan that is designed to help customers with...

  • Nov 17, 2021

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Nov. 17, 2021 – Evergy will join more than 100 utility companies throughout North America to recognize the sixth annual Utility Scam Awareness Day. Utilities United Against...

  • Nov 16, 2021

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Nov. 16, 2021— On Monday Nov. 8, Paragould, Ark., Light Water & Cable, the city’s Economic Development Corporation, and the Chamber of Commerce officials were joined in...

  • Nov 2, 2021
    Third quarter 2021 GAAP EPS of $1.95; Adjusted EPS (Non-GAAP) of $1.98

    Kansas City, Mo., November 3, 2021 – Evergy, Inc. (NYSE: EVRG) today announced third quarter 2021 earnings of $449 million, or $1.95 per share, compared with earnings of $365 million, or $1.60...

  • Oct 18, 2021
    Midwest projects of 50 MW or larger requested

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Oct. 18, 2021 – Evergy (NYSE: EVRG), today issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for wind energy to supply the needs of its customers. The RFP solicits bids for Evergy’s...

  • Oct 13, 2021

    Kansas City, MO – October 13, 2021 – Evergy, Inc. (NYSE: EVRG) announced today it will release its 2021 third quarter earnings Wednesday, November 3, 2021, before market open. The company...

  • Oct 6, 2021
    Customers can lower and monitor their bill with energy efficiency upgrades and energy alerts

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – October 6, 2021 – In connection with Energy Efficiency Day, Evergy is launching its new Pay As You Save program (PAYS®) for Missouri customers. The PAYS program is designed...

  • Sep 21, 2021

    Kansas City, MO – September 21, 2021 – Evergy, Inc. (NYSE: EVRG) will host a Virtual Investor Day on September 21, 2021 at 9:00 AM Eastern Time. Senior management will provide an update on...

  • Aug 12, 2021
    Lesley Elwell Named Chief Human Resources Officer; Greg Greenwood Named Chief Strategy Officer

    Kansas City, MO – August 12, 2021 – Evergy, Inc. (NYSE: EVRG) today announced Lesley Elwell will join the Company as Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer. In this role,...

  • Aug 10, 2021

    TOPEKA, Ks. – August 9, 2021 – Dove season is here, and the Evergy Green Team is hosting its annual youth dove hunt to kick off the season. It’s an excellent way to learn dove hunting...

  • Aug 5, 2021
    GAAP EPS of $0.81; Adjusted EPS (Non-GAAP) of $0.85

    Kansas City, Mo., August 5, 2021 – Evergy, Inc. (NYSE: EVRG) today announced second quarter 2021 earnings of $185 million, or $0.81 per share, compared with earnings of $133 million, or $0.59...

  • Jul 28, 2021
    Grid operating well, energy savings events planned.

    KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 28, 2021 – Evergy is offering tips for managing energy use this week as high temperatures are expected. Keeping your home cool during July heat can tax your air...

  • Jul 19, 2021

    Kansas City, MO – July 19, 2021 – Evergy, Inc. (NYSE: EVRG) announced today it will host a Virtual Investor Day on September 21, 2021 at 9:00 AM Eastern Time. Senior management will provide an...

  • Jul 15, 2021

    Kansas City, MO – July 15, 2021 – Evergy, Inc. (NYSE: EVRG) announced today it will release its 2021 second quarter earnings Thursday, August 5, 2021, before market open. The company plans to...

  • Jun 16, 2021

    KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 16, 2021 – Air conditioners will whirr into overtime this week as many communities Evergy serves anticipate temperatures over the century mark. Evergy teams operating...

  • May 28, 2021
    Inaugural Kansas filing mirrors Missouri as energy company moves toward goal of net-zero carbon emissions.

    KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 28, 2021 – Today, Evergy filed its first Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) with the Kansas Corporation Commission. The plan prioritizes sustainability, reliability and cost...

  • May 12, 2021
    Imposters asking for immediate payment

    KANSAS CITY, Mo., – May 12, 2021 – Evergy has received reports of individuals placing phone calls to customers and claiming to be Evergy representatives. The individuals are asking customers...

  • May 11, 2021
    Evergy’s Renewables Direct program allows large local businesses the ability to meet their sustainability goals

    KANSAS CITY, Mo., – May 11, 2021 – Five large businesses served by Evergy including the Kansas City International Airport (KCI) are now receiving energy produced at the Cimarron Bend wind farm...

  • May 6, 2021
    GAAP EPS of $0.84; Adjusted EPS (Non-GAAP) of $0.55

    Kansas City, Mo., May 6, 2021 – Evergy, Inc. (NYSE: EVRG) today announced first quarter 2021 earnings of $192 million, or $0.84 per share, compared with earnings of $69 million, or $0.31 per...

  • Apr 30, 2021
    Goals Outlined in Evergy’s Integrated Resource Plan Balance Lower Carbon Future, Reliable Service, and Competitive Prices

    KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 30, 2021 – Evergy’s Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) was filed with the Missouri Public Service Commission today, accelerating the company’s carbon reduction timeline....

  • Apr 20, 2021

    Kansas City, MO – April 20, 2021 – Evergy, Inc. (NYSE: EVRG) announced today it will release its 2021 first quarter earnings Thursday, May 6, 2021, before market open. The company plans to...

  • Apr 20, 2021

    Kansas City, MO – April 20, 2021 – On Tuesday, May 4, 2021, Evergy, Inc. (NYSE: EVRG) will conduct its 2021 Annual Meeting of Shareholders. Due to public health circumstances and the need to...

  • Feb 26, 2021
    Reaches Agreement with Bluescape Energy Partners and Elliott Investment Management

    Evergy, Inc. (NYSE: EVRG) today announced that it has entered into agreements with Bluescape Energy Partners LLC (“Bluescape”) and Elliott Investment...

  • Feb 26, 2021
    2020 GAAP EPS of $2.72, compared with $2.79 in 2019; Adjusted EPS (Non-GAAP) of $3.10, an increase of 7% vs 2019

    KANSAS CITY, MO., February 26, 2021 – Evergy, Inc. (NYSE: EVRG) today announced full year GAAP 2020 earnings of $618 million, or $2.72 per share, compared with earnings of $670 million, or $2.79...

  • Feb 24, 2021
    Payment plans and financial assistance available for customers

    KANSAS CITY, Mo., Feb. 24, 2021 – Evergy will extend its moratorium on service disconnections through May 2. This temporary moratorium includes residential and small business customers who owe...

  • Feb 18, 2021
    Southwest Power Pool Ends Energy Emergency Alert

    Kansas City, MO – February 18, 2021 – Evergy has resumed normal operations after severe weather created stress on the regional power grid for most of the week and the company was asked to...

  • Feb 17, 2021

    Kansas City, MO – February 17, 2021 – Evergy, Inc. (NYSE: EVRG) announced today it will release its 2020 fourth quarter earnings Friday, February 26, 2021, before market open. The company...

  • Feb 16, 2021

    Kansas City, MO – February 16, 2021 – As of 10:15 a.m. today, the Southwest Power Pool (SPP) lifted its requirement for the current emergency electricity reductions. Evergy will be restoring...

  • Feb 15, 2021
    Evergy may be asked to implement brief power interruptions in the coming days as the region faces record electricity demand

    Kansas City, MO – February 15, 2021 – Southwest Power Pool (SPP) called a regional system emergency earlier today. Member utilities, including Evergy, continue to ask customers to conserve...

  • Feb 15, 2021
    Evergy customers affected as regional electric utilities begin intermittent outages to combat effects of bitter cold on energy supply.

    Kansas City, MO – February 15, 2021 – Due to extended extreme temperatures affecting the regional power supply, the Southwest Power Pool (SPP) has asked member electric utilities, including...

  • Feb 14, 2021
    Record-setting cold temperatures across the Midwest have potential to impact power supply

    At the request of the Southwest Power Pool (SPP), Evergy is asking customers to conserve electricity use as much as possible through Wednesday, Feb. 17.

  • Feb 4, 2021
    Andrews Brings Deep Expertise and a Demonstrated Track Record in Financial Leadership, Capital Allocation, Performance Management, Renewables Strategy, and Corporate Transformation

    Kansas City, MO – February 4, 2021 – Evergy, Inc. (NYSE: EVRG) today announced Kirk Andrews will become the company’s executive vice president and chief financial officer, effective Feb. 22,...

  • Jan 8, 2021
    Search to be Initiated for Successor

    KANSAS CITY, Mo.—January 8, 2021—Evergy, Inc. (NYSE: EVRG) today announced that after 27 years of service to the Company and its predecessor, Westar Energy, Tony Somma has informed the Board...

  • Dec 31, 2020
    New Year’s Eve forecast includes possible ice, snow and wind.

    KANSAS CITY, Mo., Dec. 31, 2020 – Forecasts in the Evergy service area include potential for ice, wet snow and gusty winds tonight and New Year’s Day. Evergy crews are ready to respond if the...

  • Dec 29, 2020

    Kansas city, Mo., Dec. 29, 2020 — Evergy wind farms marked 75 million megawatt hours of production this week. To display the magnitude of this milestone, that’s enough electricity to power...

  • Dec 8, 2020
    Campbell Brings Decades of Results-oriented Leadership, Demonstrated Financial and Operational Acumen and a Deep Knowledge of Utility Industry Dynamics

    Evergy, Inc. (NYSE: EVRG) today announced that its Board of Directors has unanimously appointed David A. Campbell as President and Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Evergy, effective January 4, 2021. Campbell succeeds Terry Bassham, who previously announced his intention to retire from the Company. Bassham will remain Evergy’s President, CEO and member of the board until Campbell joins the Company.

  • Dec 7, 2020
    Both federally funded programs will provide financial assistance for customers to pay utility bills

    Knowing that some consumers are struggling with managing bills during the COVID-19 pandemic, Evergy is working to ensure customers are aware of bill payment assistance programs in Kansas and Missouri.

  • Nov 16, 2020
    Program avails wind energy to schools, businesses and draws new customers

    More than 50 businesses and organizations served by Evergy begin receiving energy from two area wind farms this month as part of an innovative program that...

  • Nov 10, 2020
    Evergy Committed to Doing What is in Best Interest of All Evergy Shareholders and Stakeholders

    Evergy, Inc. (NYSE: EVRG) today issued the following statement: Evergy’s Board and management are committed to serving the best interests of ALL Evergy shareholders and stakeholders. Our focus is on the execution of the Company’s Sustainability Transformation Plan (“STP”), which the Board unanimously determined is the option that creates the highest, most certain value for shareholders and benefits for our stakeholders.

  • Nov 5, 2020
    - GAAP EPS of $1.60; Adjusted EPS (Non-GAAP) of $1.73

    Kansas City, Mo., November 5, 2020 – Evergy, Inc. (NYSE: EVRG) today announced third quarter 2020 earnings of $365 million, or $1.60 per share, compared with earnings of $367 million, or $1.56...

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