Evergy Announces Thermostat Takeover

Kansas City tech becomes a bit more intrusive as big energy trusts artificial intelligence more than their customers.

An assurance . . .

"According to Evergy, it will only use the option to manage energy usage on weekdays between 12 p.m. and 9 p.m. Customers will receive a push notification that the temperature is about to be changed in your home, and have the option to opt out."

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Heatwave: Evergy warns customers it will likely take control of some thermostats

by: Heidi Schmidt Posted: / Updated: KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Evergy said it's taking steps Wednesday to prepare for even hotter temperatures Thursday and Friday. The company warned customers that it will likely take control and turn up thermostats for homes and businesses that have given them permission to do so.