Tag: solar power

Iola City Council members will be asked once again to sign off on a project that would bring a solar field to Iola. The difference between the proposed project and one Council members rejected in…

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — State regulators will hold a virtual hearing Thursday on Evergy’s proposal to add charges to recover the cost of providing solar energy. Evergy wants to charge customers who have solar panels…

WICHITA, Kansas — The state’s largest utility wants to charge customers with solar panels about $25 a month, even if their homes pull almost no electricity off the grid. If courts and regulators reject that…

Several topics were discussed at Thursday’s Iola Amateur Radio Club meeting. After hearing from a committee studying the benefits of solar power, members agreed to change its repeater to a solar-powered device sometime next spring…

Iola City Council members are expected to decide Monday whether to invest in a solar plant to add to the city’s energy portfolio. Council members tabled in May a decision on whether to enter an…

Iola City Council members were nearly unanimous in agreeing to purchase a pair of used generators that will add to the city’s ability to produce electricity if and when necessary. They were much more split…

Energy purchases will take center stage Tuesday when Iola City Council members meet for their regular meeting. The Council has in front of it an option to buy and install a pair of used diesel-powered…

Solar panel users in Kansas continue to pay higher electricity bills as they wait for utility company Evergy to keep a promise made during this year’s legislative session to remove a recently added fee. Evergy…

Iola City Council members will have several decisions to make regarding its energy portfolio in the near future. Council members heard from Scott Shreve, the city’s energy consultant, about a proposed solar power agreement with…

With only three of the eight Iola City Council members on hand, a strategic planning session Wednesday dealt more with questions than answers. Still, members addressed a number of general topics that City Administrator Sid…