The McPherson Board of Public Utilities  has been powering McPherson Business and Industry since 1969.

Our customers enjoy virtually unlimited capacity and unbeatable reliability through a fully redundant electric system.  In total our gas turbine generators have the capacity to generate more than 235 megawatts of electricity, and we own and operate our own transmission and distribution lines.  Through an interconnect agreement with Westar Energy, BPU’s customers have the benefit of stable, competitive rates.  We are proud to offer dependable and reliable electric service to McPherson and the surrounding rural area at some of the most competitive rates in the nation.  Today, McPherson’s BPU services nearly 1,560 Commercial/Industrial electric customers.

The McPherson Board of Public Utilities primary focus has always been, and remains, the satisfaction of its customers and a commitment to the quality of life in the communities it serves.


Our unique utility situation gives you industrial electric rates 59 percent lower than California and 26 percent lower than the national average… an advantage that can save you millions. We have our own power plants, impeccable infrastructure, and responsive local staff to ensure you don’t lose service.