"CURB" Suggests Settlement In Westar Energy Rate Increase Request

By: Stephanie Schultz
By: Stephanie Schultz

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - A settlement regarding Westar Energy's rate increase request is underway.

Westar is seeking a net rate increase of $31.7 million to cover costs incurred in meeting new environmental protection agency requirements.

On Saturday, the Citizens Utility Ratepayer Board filed testimony stating the increase should be $30.6 million.

The release says residential, medium businesses and public school customers should not see a rate increase.

Public comments on the increase were due Monday September 23. The Kansas Corporation Commission will meet this Thursday and Friday to look over the request.

A final decision which must be reached by December 2nd.


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