BPU Purchases Additional Wind Capacity

September 9th, 2020|0 Comments

In September of 2018, the BPU announced that it would be purchasing 50MW of wind energy from a new wind farm in Nemaha County, known as the Soldier Creek Wind Farm. Read more about that decision here. Recently, the BPU was presented with an opportunity to purchase an additional 25MW of energy from this farm. Given the favorable aspects of wind [...]

McPherson BPU Purchases 50MW of Additional Wind Capacity

September 5th, 2018|0 Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 5th, 2018 Contacts: Tim Maier, BPU General Manager, 620-245-2515 Mark Wurm, BPU Assistant General Manager McPherson, Ks – Management at the McPherson Board of Public Utilities announced today that they have signed an agreement with their partners at Westar Energy to purchase 50MW of renewable Kansas wind energy from the new farm that is in development [...]

MIDC/BPU Host Energy Overview

April 17th, 2017|0 Comments

On Wednesday 04/12/2017 MIDC and the  Board of Public Utilities hosted a lunch and learn opportunity to help their commercial/industrial customers better understand their energy charges and what factors might influence their monthly energy bill. 13 people representing 7 McPherson businesses were in attendance. The McPherson BPU has been a valued partner to McPherson Industry and the McPherson Industrial Development [...]

Construction of the Kingman Wind Energy Center is Officially Underway!

July 13th, 2016|0 Comments

On July 12th, 2016 Representatives from the City of McPherson and The McPherson Board of Public Utilities joined NextEra Energy and Westar Energy in the groundbreaking ceremony of the Kingman Wind Energy Center.  Kansas Governor, Sam Brownback participated in the event as well as company representatives, officials, and local land owners. NextEra and Westar couldn’t have picked a better day [...]

McPherson BPU Signs Contract to Purchase 30 Megawatts of Wind Energy.

February 10th, 2016|1 Comment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 10th, 2016 Contacts:Tim Maier, BPU General Manager, 620-245-2532 Mark Wurm, BPU Assistant General Manager, 620-245-2533 McPherson, Ks – McPherson BPU’s management announced today that they have signed an agreement to purchase 30MW of renewable Kansas wind energy. This announcement follows their November 6th press release stating they would be seeking RFP’s for up to 20 MW [...]

BPU Seeks Proposals for up to 20 Megawatts of Renewable Energy

November 17th, 2015|0 Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 06, 2015 Contacts:   Tim Maier, BPU General Manager, 620-245-2532 Mark Wurm, BPU Assistant General Manager, 620-245-2533 The City of McPherson, Board of Public Utilities Seeks Proposals for up to 20 Megawatts of Renewable Energy  McPherson, Ks – McPherson BPU’s management announced today that they have released a request for proposals (RFP) from renewable energy providers for [...]