I wish to inform you of the current status of our electric service in Kansas and Missouri. We are part of the Southwest Power Pool, and the SPP is close to an all-time high of electric usage. Currently, there is no emergency, but, the environment can change quickly. I request all facilities to check the status of your emergency electric power. Please perform all testing, maintenance, and verify the emergency power is ready to perform. We do not want a surprise, like last February 2021, with the natural gas business. The below is an update from Jim Zakoura, our APS legal counsel. APS participates in the Natural Gas Group, and KIC for Electric issues with Evergy.
Kansas and the 14 states of the Southwest Power Pool are predicted to experience high temperatures today (and throughout this week), that will range to 105 degrees. [Read More…]