|Average Electric Prices Industrial Customers|
|Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Electricity Data Browser|
|Existing Generating Facilities In Kansas
|Utility|| Number of Facilities
| City Utilities*
|Westar Energy Inc
|Sunflower Electric Power Corp.
|Kansas City Power & Light
|Midwest Energy Inc.
|AE Power Services LLC (Flat Ridge Wind Energy)
|Kansas Gas & Electric Co.
|Arkalon Ethanol LLC
|Bonanza BioEnergy LLC
|Bowersock Mills & Pwer Co.
|Caney Riber Wind Project
|Cimarron Wind Energy LLC
|Cimarron Windpower II, LLC
|Cloud County Windfarm, LLC
|EDF Renewable Services Inc.
|Empire District Elctric Co.
|Frontier El Dorado Refinery LLC
|Gray COunty Wind Energy LLC
|Greensburg Wind Farm LLC
|Iberdrola Renewables Inc (Elk River Wind)
|Ironwood Windpower LLC
|Kansas Electric Power Cooperative
|NextEra Energy Resources Ensign Wind
|Oak Grove Gas Producers||1|
|Occidental Chemical Corporation||1|
|Post Rock Wind Power Project, LLC||1|
|Prairie Horizon Agri Energy LLC||1|
|Shooting Star Wind Project LLC||1|
|Smoky Hills Wind Farm I LLC||1|
|Smoky Hills Wind Project II LLC||1|
|WM Renewable Energy LLC||1|
|Wolf Creek Nuclear Operating Corp||1|
| Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Annual Electric Generator Report
*56 Kansas cities have generating facilities
Kansas utilities are on track to meet the state’s renewable energy standard requiring 15 percent of the state’s electricity from renewable sources by 2016. A further target of 20 percent by 2020 has been set, and there is strong interest in the state for expanding the use of both large- and small-scale wind energy. By 2030, projections indicate that the state’s power system could provide a possible 7,000 megawatts for export from wind energy. Kansas offers a generous property tax exemption for property used in the generation of electricity from renewable sources (see Taxes and Incentives section).2014 Kansas Wind Resources Map
Wireless or cellular services are very broadly deployed with multiple carriers available in most areas of the state. Kansas compares favorably with neighboring states with respect to broadband access to the Internet. In fact, Kansas City, Kan. was selected as the first Google Fiber Community. Google launched an initiative called Google Fiber, which will provide communities with Internet access more than 100 times faster than what most Americans have today. Nearly 1,100 communities submitted applications for Google Fiber. Kansas City was selected and was the first community where Google installed its fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) service. Since that time, they have installed this fiber in several cities in the Kansas City metropolitan area with plans to continue installations in the state.