Saturday, June 17, 2017

Fear The Fragile Kansas City Grid

It was windy and stormy last night and there were a few downed trees . . . Sadly, this typical fact of life in the Midwest left a strangely large number of locals POWERLESS and once again reminds us that lights are a luxury given the current state-sanctioned power company monopoly and political aversion to alternative energy sources. Read more:

Kansas City Metro Area power outages

What should you do if your power goes out? Here is what you should know to report an outage in your community. KCP&L KCP&L serves more than 800,000 customers. The system serves 47 northwest Missouri and eastern Kansas counties. Call 1-888-544-4852 or report an outage or fill out this form.

2 Comments:

Anonymous said...

All the more reason we need an 800 room luxury hotel in KC. It was going to be solar powered but we were too busy giving tax breaks to the Utilities for putting in car charging stations that damn near no one uses. So, as shit goes in KC, buy a generator and shut up bitchin'.

Anonymous said...

We are always surprised when our power DOESN'T go off during storms. KCPL will raise our rates to fix its' infrastructure problems. Ha ha ha ha ha ha.