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KMUW’s Engage ICT brings our community together with thoughtful conversation. Each month we take a deep dive into a major topic with a panel of local experts, and live stream our hour-long conversation at engageict.org and KMUW’s Facebook page. Since 2016 we’ve covered a myriad of topics, from healthcare to homeschooling, immigration to environmentalism.Engage ICT is sponsored by Keith Stevens with InSite Real Estate Group.

The Status of Energy in Kansas | Democracy on Tap

Digital Democracy on Tap convened on May 11, 2021, to discuss the status of energy in Kansas. We covered energy-related bills that went to the Kansas Statehouse this session, along with Evergy's newly released Integrated Resource Plan and its projections for the next 10-15 years. Our panelists:

  • Brian Grimmett | Energy and Environment Reporter, KMUW and Kansas News Service
  • Ashok Gupta | Senior Energy Economist, Climate & Clean Energy Program of the Natural Resources Defense Council
  • Brett Leopold | President, ITC Great Plains
  • Mike Ross | Senior VP of Government Affairs and Public Relations, Southwest Power Pool
  • Representative Mark Schreiber | Kansas Legislature Vice Chair of the Energy, Utilities, and Telecommunications Committee

Here's the recorded conversation:

To view a list of further reading and resources on the status of energy in Kansas provided by Wichita Public Library, click here.


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