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Duke Energy Plans to Build Solar Power Plants in Kentucky

Duke Energy reveals plans of adding three solar facilities in Kentucky.

ABY : 20.73 (+0.14%)
DUK : 84.99 (+0.07%)
WR : 49.93 (+0.81%)
XEL : 47.25 (+0.25%)
Great Plains & Westar Change Merger Plan to Assure Regulator

Great Plains Energy Inc. (GXP) and Westar Energy Inc., (WR) announced a fresh proposal to convince the regulators in providing approval for the $14 billion deal.

WR : 49.93 (+0.81%)
GXP : 30.31 (+0.30%)
AQN : 10.72 (+0.56%)
NEE : 143.84 (+0.25%)
Look for Shares of Westar Energy In to Potentially Rebound after Yesterday's 4.91% Sell Off

Westar Energy In (NYSE:WR) traded in a range yesterday that spanned from a low of $50.21 to a high of $52.03. Yesterday, the shares fell 4.9%, which took the trading range below the 3-day low of $52.37...

WR : 49.93 (+0.81%)
Great Plains Energy and Westar Energy Announce Amended Agreement, Agree to a No-Premium Merger of Equals to Form Leading Electric Utility

--Combined Company Will Have Strong Credit Profile and Balance Sheet with No Acquisition Debt

WR : 49.93 (+0.81%)
GXP : 30.31 (+0.30%)
Allete's Unit Signs 250MW Wind Power Purchase Agreement

Allete, Inc.'s (ALE) division, Minnesota Power has inked an agreement with Nobles 2 Power Partners to purchase 250 megawatts (MW) of renewable power.

ALE : 73.28 (+0.73%)
WR : 49.93 (+0.81%)
AGR : 45.23 (+0.40%)
NEE : 143.84 (+0.25%)
Westar Energy Announces 1st Quarter 2017 Results.

TOPEKA, Kan., May 9, 2017 - Westar Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WR) today announced earnings of $60 million, or $0.42 per share, for the first quarter 2017 compared with earnings of $66 million, or $0.46 per share,...

WR : 49.93 (+0.81%)
Utility Stock Q1 Earnings Reports on May 9: DUK, SRE & More

Utility sector earnings are expected to improve 3.1% on 5.8% higher revenues this season.

SJI : 34.21 (+0.29%)
SRE : 114.46 (+0.35%)
DUK : 84.99 (+0.07%)
WR : 49.93 (+0.81%)
Great Plains Energy and Westar Energy File Petition for Reconsideration with Kansas Corporation Commission

Great Plains Energy Incorporated (NYSE: GXP) and Westar Energy, Inc. (NYSE: WR) today announced that they have filed a Petition for Reconsideration with the Kansas Corporation Commission...

WR : 49.93 (+0.81%)
GXP : 30.31 (+0.30%)
Research Reports Initiation on Utilities Stocks -- NiSource, Eversource Energy, Sempra Energy, and Westar Energy

On Wednesday, April 26, 2017, US markets saw broad based losses with five out of nine sectors finishing the trading sessions in red. The NASDAQ Composite ended the day flat at 6,025.23; the Dow Jones Industrial...

SRE : 114.46 (+0.35%)
NI : 25.86 (+0.15%)
WR : 49.93 (+0.81%)
ES : 61.24 (+0.05%)
Interesting WR Put And Call Options For December 15th

Investors in Westar Energy Inc saw new options begin trading today, for the December 15th expiration. One of the key data points that goes into the price an option buyer is willing to pay, is the time...

WR : 49.93 (+0.81%)
Westar Energy Set to Possibly Rebound After Yesterday's Selloff of 8.33%

Westar Energy (NYSE:WR) traded in a range yesterday that spanned from a low of $50.49 to a high of $51.52. Yesterday, the shares fell 8.3%, which took the trading range below the 3-day low of $53.77...

WR : 49.93 (+0.81%)
Kansas regulators reject $12.2B Westar sale to Great Plains

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas regulators on Wednesday rejected the proposed sale of the state's largest electric company to a Missouri firm, concluding that the $12.2 billion price was too high and would...

WR : 49.93 (+0.81%)
GXP : 30.31 (+0.30%)
NextEra, Westar Energy Commission More Wind Power for Kansas

NextEra Energy and Westar Energy jointly celebrated the commissioning of the $650 M Kingman and Ninnescah Wind Energy Centers in Kansas.

RWEOY : 20.2200 (-1.51%)
WR : 49.93 (+0.81%)
GE : 26.00 (-2.59%)
NEE : 143.84 (+0.25%)
Westar Energy, NextEra Energy Resources celebrate commissioning of two wind energy centers, $650 million investment in Kansas

State and local leaders and landowners joined executives from NextEra Energy Resources and Westar Energy to celebrate the commissioning of the Kingman and Ninnescah Wind Energy Centers, which has created...

NEP : 38.02 (+0.05%)
WR : 49.93 (+0.81%)
NEE : 143.84 (+0.25%)
Westar Energy announces 2016 results.

TOPEKA, Kan., Feb. 22, 2017 - Westar Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WR) today announced earnings of $347 million, or $2.43 per share, for 2016 compared with earnings of $292 million, or $2.11 per share, for 2015....

WR : 49.93 (+0.81%)
Westar Energy schedules 2016 release of year end results.

Topeka, Kan., Feb. 1, 2017 - On Feb. 22, 2017, Westar Energy, Inc. (NYSE: WR) plans to release year end 2016 earnings after market close. Due to the pending transaction with Great Plains Energy, Westar...

WR : 49.93 (+0.81%)

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