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Sunflower Announces Largest Kansas Solar Project Operational

The Johnson Corner Solar Project, a product of Sunflower Electric Power Corp. (Sunflower) and Lightsource BP, has entered commercial operation. The 20 MW plant more than doubles the state’s utility-scale solar capacity.

Kansas Coop Contemplates Construction of Coal Plant

Sunflower Electric Power Corp. (“Sunflower”), an electric power cooperative in Kansas, plans to build the Holcomb 2 Plant, an approximately 895 MW coal plant. However, Sunflower must begin construction of the coal plant by March 2020 or it will lose its state construction permit. Against the backdrop of current prevailing politics regarding coal-fired plants and the steady retirement...

Coop Signs Power Purchase and Asset Acquisition Agreement for Solar Facility

Mid-Kansas Electric Company Inc. (Mid-Kansas), an affiliate of Sunflower Electric Power Corp., has signed a 25-year power purchase and asset acquisition agreement with Lightsource BP with respect to a 20 MW solar project to be located in Kansas. Lightsource BP will build, own and operate the solar facility, and Mid-Kansas will purchase solar energy from the facility once it is in...