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1. BPU Sees Spark in Plant Investment BPU Sees Spark in Plant Investment June 1-7, 2012 Article detailing a plan for the Kansas City, Kansas Board of Public Utilities to buy a stake in the Dogwood Energy Facility in Pleasant Hill, Missouri. Access to the natural gas plant will reduce the...

2. Exec Hired for Water Woes Exec Hired for Water Woes December 24, 2011 "Water main breaks set a record in 2011," nearly 1,700. The Kansas City Water Services Department hired Bill Downey as a program management consultant to address the problems.

3. Green Takes the Bad and the Good from a Lifetime at Aquila Green Takes the Bad and the Good from a Lifetime at Aquila August 24-30, 2007 Article tells the story of Rick Green, CEO of Aquila and leader of the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation. A member of the family that had owned Aquila since 1917, Green came under criticism for...

4. Iatan 2 Plant Fires Up Iatan 2 Plant Fires Up December 8, 2010 December 7, 2010, Missouri's governor Jay Nixon "flipped the switch" on "Kansas City Power & Light's new $2 billion power plant near Weston...." Article discusses the Iatan 2 plant that adds 850 megawatts...

5. Installing Electric Plant Installing Electric Plant June 1899 The B-R Electric Company is installing a 1200 hp generator in the Armour Packing Company plant. In addition to the generator, 36 electric motors are being installed as well. Aside from the Metropolitan...

6. Jennings Builds Power Base by Keeping Civic Currents Open Jennings Builds Power Base by Keeping Civic Currents Open September 28, 2007 This article is part of a series profiling"catalysts" in Kansas City's history to mark the 25th anniversary of the Kansas City Business Journal. Drue Jennings was attorney and then CEO of Kansas City Power...

7. Kansas City Gas, Light and Coke Company Kansas City Gas, Light and Coke Company 1895 Framework of coal gas storage tank under construction.

8. Kansas City Gas, Light and Coke Company Kansas City Gas, Light and Coke Company 1895 Full view of coal gas storage tanks.

9. Kansas City Gas, Light and Coke Company Gas Holder Kansas City Gas, Light and Coke Company Gas Holder 1895 Gas holder used for coal gas under construction at Kansas City Gas, Light and Coke Company, Station B.

10. Kansas City Gas, Light, and Coke Company Kansas City Gas, Light, and Coke Company 1895-96 Part of the buildings of the Kansas City Gas, Light, and Coke Company located at 1st and Gillis; also known as Station B. Remnant signs of construction indicate plant has just been completed. Carriages...

11. Kansas City Gas, Light, and Coke Company Kansas City Gas, Light, and Coke Company 1895 View of buildings and grounds of Kansas City Gas, Light and Coke Company; located along 3rd Street west of Troost. Construction phase of Station B. Gillis St. comes down from Troost at left to its present-day...

12. Kansas City Gas, Light, and Coke Company Kansas City Gas, Light, and Coke Company April 1868 Gas buildings and tanks along 1st Street, the original Kansas City coal gasification plant, KC Gas, Light and Coke Co., Station A, constructed approximately 1867. Note second gas holder foundation in foreground....

13. Local Heroes: Rick Green Local Heroes: Rick Green December 1995 Photo and bio of Richard Green, Jr., "president and CEO of UtiliCorp United, the company his great-grandfather started [Lemuel Green in 1908]," describing his plans for the progressive utility company...

14. One Kansas City Place to Be New KCP&L Digs One Kansas City Place to Be New KCP&L Digs October 3, 2008 Article tells of Kansas City Power & Light company's move to One Kansas City Place, 1200 Main St. They will occupy 270,000 square feet in the building and will be creating an "Energy Center," an interactive...

15. Permit Process Draws Scrutiny Permit Process Draws Scrutiny June 19, 2011 In-depth article about the Sunflower coal-fired power plant's building permit for expansion. "For five years, Sunflower's proposed coal plant near Holcomb in western Kansas has been highly contentious,...

16. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1909-1938, Page p006 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1909-1938, Page p006 1909-1938 A portion of Kansas City from W. Front Street south to W. 3rd Street and from Delaware east to Main Street, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges of page refer to page with...

17. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1A, 1939-1949, Page p149 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1A, 1939-1949, Page p149 1939-1949 A portion of Kansas City from W. 26th Street south to W. 27th Street and from Jarboe Street east to Summit Street, showing buildings and streets. Large numbers at edges of page refer to page with adjoining...

18. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 3, 1909-1957, Page p330 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 3, 1909-1957, Page p330 1909-1957 A portion of Kansas City from E. 19th Street south to E. 21st Street and from Charlotte east to Harrison, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges of page refer to page with adjoining...

19. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 3, 1909-1957, Page p333 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 3, 1909-1957, Page p333 1909-1957 A portion of Kansas City from E. 19th Street south to E. 21st Street and from The Paseo east to Woodland Avenue, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges of page refer to page...

20. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 5, 1940-1941, Page p0607 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 5, 1940-1941, Page p0607 1940-1941 A portion of Kansas City from E. 12th Street south to E. 15th Street and from Bristol Avenue east to Manchester Avenue, showing buildings, streets, and railroad lines. Large numbers at edges of page refer...