Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- February 27, 2017
Kevin Kelly (573) 751-9300

PSC Sets Intervention Deadline
in Great Plains Energy Merger Case

JEFFERSON CITY---As directed by the Missouri Public Service Commission in an order issued on February 22, 2017, Great Plains Energy (GPE) has filed an application with the Public Service Commission seeking Commission approval of a transaction in which GPE would acquire 100% of the stock of Westar Energy, Inc. GPE is the holding company for Kansas City Power & Light Company and KCP&L Greater Missouri Operations Company (GMO).

GPE has filed a motion for expedited treatment requesting that a Commission order on its application go into effect no later than April 24, 2017.

Applications to intervene and participate in this case must be filed no later than March 2, 2017, with the Secretary of the Missouri Public Service Commission, P.O. Box 360, Jefferson City, Missouri 65102, or by using the Commission’s electronic filing and information service (EFIS) at

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