美國..電力,天然氣..Westar Energy (堪薩斯州)(美股 WR)
|美國..電力,天然氣..Westar Energy (堪薩斯州)(美股 WR)
Westar Energy is an investor owned electric utility headquartered in Topeka, Kansas.
Westar is the largest electric company in Kansas, serving 690,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers in the eastern third of the state.
Westar Energy generates more than 27,000,000 megawatt-hours of electricity per year at its 12 power plants. Westar Energy service territory covers 10,130 square miles (26,200 km2) in east and east-central Kansas. Westar Energy owns more than 6,300 miles (10,100 km) of transmission lines and about 28,100 miles of distribution lines.
Westar Energy, Inc. is an electric utility.
The Company provides electric generation, transmission and distribution services.
The Company provides these services in central and northeastern Kansas, including the cities of Topeka, Lawrence, Manhattan, Salina and Hutchinson. Its subsidiary, Kansas Gas and Electric Company (KGE), provides these services in south-central and southeastern Kansas, including the city of Wichita. Both the Company and KGE conduct business using the name Westar Energy.
The Company supplies electric energy at retail to customers in Kansas. The Company also supplies electric energy at wholesale to municipalities and electric cooperatives in Kansas, and has contracts for the sale or purchase of wholesale electricity with other utilities. As of December 31, 2016, it had 6,292 megawatts (MW) of generating capacity in service.