Westar Energy

Westar Energy is an electric utility company which generates, transmits, and distributes electricity. It produces electricity through various fuel types, including coal, uranium, natural gas, and diesel. The company also owns transmission lines, overhead distribution lines, and underground distribution lines. It retails electricity to residential, commercial, and industrial customers, as well as for lighting public streets and highways, and is involved in electricity wholesale to electric cooperatives, municipalities, other electric utilities, and regional transmission organizations. Westar Energy merged with Great Plains Energy to form Evergy.

Employee Rating

3.7More
StateClosed
TypeSubsidiary
HQTopeka, KS, US
Founded1924
Websitewestarenergy.com
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
Westar Energy was founded in 1924 and is headquartered in Topeka, KS, US

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Westar Energy Office Locations

Westar Energy has an office in Topeka
Topeka, KS, US (HQ)
818 S Kansas Ave
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Westar Energy Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

1924

Westar Energy Revenue

Westar Energy's revenue was reported to be $4.91 b in FY, 2020
Annual
USDFY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

2.1b2.2b2.3b2.4b2.6b2.5b2.6b4.3b5.1b4.9b

Revenue growth, %

6%4%5%10%(5%)4%

General and administrative expense

207.6m184.7m224.1m250.4m261.5m

Operating expense total

207.6m184.7m224.1m250.4m261.5m
Annual
USDFY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

203.9m230.2m300.9m322.3m301.8m361.2m546.0m685.6m

Depreciation and Amortization

271.9m262.6m272.6m286.4m310.6m338.5m618.8m861.7m880.1m

Inventories

(12.3m)(21.5m)

Accounts Payable

30.3m3.0m7.9m6.2m6.6m(8.1m)56.7m16.9m134.3m
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Westar Energy Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

96/100

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Westar Energy Online and Social Media Presence

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Westar Energy Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    D

    58/100

  • CEO Rating

    F

    47/100

  • Compensation

    C+

    69/100

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Westar Energy News and Updates

Baker University Students Collaborate With Westar Energy and Baldwin City on Solar Farm Project

BALDWIN CITY, Kan., Sept. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Baker University President Lynne Murray, science and business students and faculty will be present to officially open the Baldwin City Solar Field Project today at 5 p.m. at a ribbon-cutting ceremony in Baldwin City. During this...

Westar Energy Blogs

Wind farms powering Renewables Direct customers

Program avails wind energy to schools, businesses and draws new customers

Evergy Issues Statement

Evergy Committed to Doing What is in Best Interest of All Evergy Shareholders and Stakeholders

Evergy Announces 2020 Third Quarter Results

- GAAP EPS of $1.60; Adjusted EPS (Non-GAAP) of $1.73

Westar Energy Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Westar Energy founded?

    Westar Energy was founded in 1924.

  • How many employees does Westar Energy have?

    Westar Energy has 1,041 employees.

  • What is Westar Energy revenue?

    Latest Westar Energy annual revenue is $4.9 b.

  • What is Westar Energy revenue per employee?

    Latest Westar Energy revenue per employee is $4.7 m.

  • Who are Westar Energy competitors?

    Competitors of Westar Energy include Entergy, Portland General Electric and Duke Energy.

  • Where is Westar Energy headquarters?

    Westar Energy headquarters is located at 818 S Kansas Ave, Topeka.

  • Where are Westar Energy offices?

    Westar Energy has an office in Topeka.

  • How many offices does Westar Energy have?

    Westar Energy has 1 office.