Tesla Kansas Trails The National Average In Preparing For The Move To Electric Cars By Brian Grimmett • Feb 3, 2021 Brian Grimmett / Kansas News Service The electrification of cars and small trucks is on the horizon, but the state of Kansas is doing the bare minimum to be prepared. A new state scorecard from the advocacy group the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy ranks the state 29th, with a score of 15.5 out of 100. A Small Kansas Town Bought A Tesla To Convince You To Use More Electricity By Brian Grimmett • Sep 30, 2019 Brian Grimmett / Kansas News Service Listen Listening... / 4:32 LINDSBORG, Kansas — The city-owned utility here wants to sell more electricity to the 3,500 people in town. So it bought a $40,000 Tesla Model 3 sedan. It wants to show that getting around in an electric car can make sense.