Kansas City Power and Light Discuss Electric Vehicle Build-out with the Kansas Corporation Commission

Kansas City Power and Light recently filed a petition requesting that the Kansas Corporation Commission open a general investigation docket to examine and discuss issues related to electric vehicle charging stations.

he company noted in its filing that it announced on Jan. 26 its planned Clean Charge Network for the installation and operation of more than 1,000 electric vehicle charging stations capable of supporting more than 10,000 electric vehicles.

The company said it recommends that the KCC establish the docket so that interested stakeholders can learn more about the company’s Clean Charge Network and collaboratively discuss issues attendant to even broader penetration of electric vehicles and electric vehicle charging stations, including:

  • Impact of charging stations on a utility’s retail customers
  • Impact of charging stations on a utility’s distribution system
  • Pricing alternatives and other impacts of electric vehicles

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