Great Plains Energy

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Great Plains Energy Incorporated
Type Public
Traded as NYSEGXP
Industry Electric utility
Founded 1882
Founders Edwin Ruthven Weeks, Joseph S. Chick, L.R. Moore, William Holmes
Headquarters Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Key people Michael J. Chesser (CEO/Chairman), William H. Downey (President/COO)
Revenue US$2.675 Billion(2006)
Operating income US$235.42 Million (2006)
Net income US$127.63 Million (2006)
Subsidiaries Kansas City Power & Light,(KLT Inc.)
Innovative Energy Consultants Inc. (IEC)
Great Plains Energy Services Incorporated
Website greatplainsenergy.com

Great Plains Energy Incorporated is a holding company based in Kansas City, Missouri that owns electric utility Kansas City Power and Light Company and Strategic Energy, LLC, an energy management company.

KCP&L established the holding company on October 1, 2001.

In 2006, it ranked #667 on the Fortune 1000 list and #41 on the Fortune Gas & Electrics list.[1]

Acquired Aquila, Inc. in July, 2008.[1]

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