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Westar launches efforts to meet green energy needs

 


TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas utility company has launched a new program aiming to make it easier for large businesses to access affordable green energy.

The Kansas Corporation Commission on Tuesday approved the Direct Renewable Participation Service by Westar Energy. The approval led to Westar announcing a day later that it has reached a 20-year agreement with a NextEra Energy Resources affiliate to purchase energy from a new 300-megawatt wind farm being developed in Nemaha County, the Topeka Capital-Journal reported.

"We are harnessing Kansas wind to attract and grow Kansas businesses,"...



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