Great Plains Energy

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Great Plains Energy Incorporated
Traded as NYSEGXP
S&P 400 Component
Industry Electric utility
Founded 1882
Founder 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 Increase US$2.568 Billion(2014)[1]
Decrease US$534.5 Million (2014) [1]
Decrease US$242.8 Million (2014)
Number of employees
2,935 (2014) [1]
Subsidiaries Kansas City Power & Light,(KLT Inc.)
Innovative Energy Consultants Inc. (IEC)
Great Plains Energy Services Incorporated

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.[citation needed]

In 2014, it ranked #855 on the Fortune 1000 list.[2]

It acquired Aquila, Inc. in July, 2008.[3]


  1. ^ a b c "ANNUAL REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934 For the fiscal year ended December 31, 2014". Securities and Exchange Commission. 25 February 2015. Retrieved 19 March 2015. 
  2. ^ "Great Plains Energy". Fortune. Retrieved 19 March 2015. 
  3. ^ "Aquila Acquisition" (PDF). 

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