Welcome to the Kansas Power Pool!
On May 1, 2005, Kansas Power Pool (KPP) became the first municipal power pool in the state of Kansas by delivering power to four of the founding cities of the organization. As a truly member driven organization, KPP has dramatically increased in size and membership since the original group of six cities formed the agency in 2005. KPP’s mission continues to focus on providing the most effective and efficient wholesale electric service to our members.
New members of KPP may click on Login/Logout to the left of the slides above to set up a new account that will provide a password allowing access to member only information.
We hope that all of you find this website informative. If you need additional information please don't hesitate to contact us.
Thanks for your interest in the Kansas Power Pool. By working together, the Public Power members of the Kansas Power Pool will continue to bring the most reliable and economical energy services to all member owners.
By Amy Thomas, Government Relations Director, American Public Power Association
Cybersecurity has dominated the news lately — alleged Russian interference in the 2016 Presidential election, WikiLeaks, massive retail data breaches… the list goes on.
Public power and all electric utilities take very seriously their responsibility to maintain a strong electric grid. As the grid evolves, unfortunately, so do threats to its integrity. The threat of cyber attacks is relatively new compared to long-known physical threats, but an attack with operational consequences could occur and cause disruptions in the flow of power if malicious actors were able to hack the systems that control and connect to our nation’s electricity infrastructure at any level.
Here are five things you probably didn’t know about cybersecurity and the electricity industry:
Public power believes the current regulations and standards established by Congress in 2005 provide a solid foundation for strengthening the industry’s security posture. These standards are dynamic as they evolve with input from subject matter experts from across industry and government.
The electricity industry realizes that it cannot possibly protect all assets from all threats at all times. Instead, the goal must be to manage risk, prioritize facilities and equipment, and develop contingency plans. Close coordination among industry and government partners at all levels is essential to deter attacks and prepare for emergency situations — the Association will continue to invest considerable resources into this effort.
|March 28||KPP Power Supply Meeting in McPherson|
|April 20||KPP Board of Directors Meeting in Wichita|
|May 3||KPP Member Appreciation Dinner in Wichita|
|May 18||KPP Board of Directors Meeting in Wichita|
|June 15||KPP Board of Directors Meeting in Wichita|
|June 17-21||APPA National Conference in Orlando, FL
|July 20||KPP Board of Directors Meeting in Wichita|
|August 17||KPP Board of Directors Meeting in Wichita|
|September 29||KPP Board of Directors Meeting in Wichita|
|September 29 - 30||KPP Fall Planning Retreat in Wichita|
|October 19||KPP Board of Directors Meeting in Wichita|
|November 2||KPP Rate Forum in Wichita|
|November 16||KPP Board of Directors Meeting in Wichita|
|December 15||KPP Board of Directors Meeting in Wichita|
|December 15||KPP Annual Membership Meeting in McPherson|
Note: APPA webinar information and registration may be found on www.publicpower.org. Registration for APPA members is only $89. Copies of past webinars can be purchased through the APPA Product Store at www.PubliPower.org/store. KPP pays the APPA membership for all members taking KPP service.
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