CEP in the News

Kansas Solar Users Still Waiting For Evergy To Live Up To Rate Deal

7 months ago | May 15, 2019
 "This process is much slower than we had hoped,” Climate and Energy Project executive director Dorothy Barnett said. Her group, which advocates for the use of renewable energy and energy efficiency, was one of several that pushed Evergy...

K-State group Joins WEALTH Day to connect Kansans with legislators, advocacy organizations

8 months ago | Apr 25, 2019
Members from K-State's "Hungry Heartland: A Multimedia Food Desert Story" team joined the Climate + Energy Project, or CEP, along with other partnering community organizations and businesses from across the state, to host a day of advocacy and education.

Environmentalists And Businesses Agree: Kansas Utility Rates Are Too High

9 months ago | Mar 05, 2019


March 5, 2019

The new demand charge has prompted many solar users to completely change their daily routines or deal with monthly bills as much as $90 higher than they’ve been used to.

Advocates with the...

Kansas bill setting minimum setbacks for commercial wind turbines to have hearing next week

10 months ago | Feb 15, 2019
The Climate and Energy Project sent out an email alert about the bill Thursday afternoon, calling the proposed setbacks "prohibitive,” and the bill "a thinly veiled attempt to stop wind development in Kansas.”

Legislators hear KCC report on Kansas’ high utility rates

11 months ago | Jan 17, 2019
Dorothy Barnett, executive director of the Climate and Energy Project, said it is helpful to look at how Kansas got to where it currently is with regard to rates, but the real question is going to be how the Legislature and KCC make a...