Proposed electric rates for solar find few supporters
January 8, 2021
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Regulators are getting a flood of complaints as the state's largest electric utility tries to come up with a new plan for recovering the cost of providing solar energy.
Evergy was sent back to the drawing board after the Kansas Supreme Court ruled last spring that utilities cannot charges customers who produce some of their own energy more than other customers.
From Oct. 15 to Dec. 21, the Kansas Corporation Commission received more than 1,000 calls, emails and letters, all but about 20 of them opposed to the alternative plans that are being considered, The Wichita Ea...