Events & News

KC Business Journal Reports on Metro Leading the Nation in EV Adoption

The Kansas City Business Journal recently reported on Kansas City leading the nation in electric vehicle growth for the second quarter in a row.  “‘The Clean Charge Network provided the necessary charging infrastructure for drivers, but also made Kansas City the gold standard for electric transportation,’ Chuck Caisley, KCP&L’s vice president of marketing and public…

JUNE 18: Drive Electric KC at the River Market Art of the Machine Car Series

June 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Kansas City’s River Market June 18 is EV Day at the River Market, as part of an ongoing summer spotlight on various automobile makes and models. Check out a few electric vehicles — or bring your own! Contact us if you’d like to participate.
Charged Up EV Newsletter- June 2017

Charged Up EV Newsletter- June 2017

In this issue: /// New Website Offers EV Buying Guide Tailored for KC /// Meet an EV Driver: Amin Wahi /// Upcoming EVents and Activities
Greenability Weekley lists the top eco-friendly cars


Greenability Weekly featured the top-ranked, eco-friendly vehicles under $40,000 based on Kelley Blue Book. Check out their pick for the top 10 hybrid and all-electric cars.
Electric car growth KC


Kansas City metro experienced the most growth of electric vehicle (EV) adoption in the United States, for the second quarter in a row, and widened the gap between other cities like Las Vegas, LA and Denver.

KC Star Reports on EV growth in Kansas City

The Kansas City Star recently reported on how the KCP&L Clean Charge Network has impacted the idea of driving electric in the Kansas City metro. “There’s nearly a public charging port for every car in the metro area that could use one, an abundance rarely found elsewhere in the country. Planners figure there’ll be enough…

APRIL 29: Get Your Green On at the City Market

April 29 from 9 AM to 1 PM at the City Market This FREE, family-friendly annual event promotes ecological sustainability and green lifestyle choices. Participate in the Scraps KC USED SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE to provide re-purposed school supplies to ensure students in economically challenged schools have what they need for classroom learning. Bring used-not-new school…
The Clean Charge Network Futures Panel

MAY 4: KCP&L Clean Charge Network Happy Hour and Futures Panel

May 4 from 6 to 8:30 PM at the Crown Center MTH Theatre Join us for some drinks, appetizers and camaraderie — then listen to a panel of national experts discuss the future of electric vehicles, from technology and sustainability to the inevitability of the EV revolution. You won’t want to miss this intriguing look…

Charged Up EV Newsletter- April 2017

In this issue: /// Clean Charge Network Celebrates Big Milestone /// Meet an EV Driver: Colleen Gerke /// Upcoming EVents and Activities

Press Release- Kansas City Leads Country in Electric Vehicle Growth

Kansas City experienced the most growth of electric vehicle (EV) adoption in the United States, helping transform the region into a hot spot for electric vehicles and meeting a key goal of KCP&L’s Clean Charge Network.

APRIL 15: Prairie Village Earth Fair

Prairie Village Earth Fair, April 15 at Shawnee Mission East High School Electric vehicles will be a big focus at the show, with both the KCP&L Clean Charge Network and EV drivers coming out in full force.

MARCH 17-19: Kansas City Home Show

Kansas City Home Show, March 17-19 at Bartle Hall Learn more about driving electric — and KCP&L’s energy-saving programs — at the annual Greater Kansas City Home Show.

Charged Up Newsletter- February 2017

//// Tips for Driving Electric in Cold Weather It’s winter in Kansas City — and while we haven’t seen the consistently frigid temperatures the Farmer’s Almanac predicted, when cold snaps come they’re no joke.  All cars become less fuel efficient in colder weather, whether they’re powered by gas or electricity, but drivers of electric vehicles…

Charged Up EV Newsletter- December 2016

//// Free Charging Extended on the KCP&L Clean Charge Network Charging has been free on the KCP&L Clean Charge Network since its debut in January 2015, but free charging is set to expire at the end of 2016. While an EV is already up to three times cheaper than a gas-powered car to drive, free…

Charged Up EV Newsletter- September 2016

//// Interest in Electric Cars Increases in Kansas City — and Nationwide Pick up a newspaper or look around online, and you’re more likely than ever to read a feature about electric vehicles. People are talking — and buying. A recent Wall Street Journal article predicts “mass adoption of electric vehicles is coming, and much…

Charged Up EV Newsletter- July 2016

//// Fast Charging Stations Crop Up along I-70 Range anxiety is a thing of the past in the Kansas City metro area, thanks to the 1,000+ electric vehicle charging stations popping up as part of the KCP&L Clean Charge Network. But for EV drivers thinking about a road trip out of the region, planning where…