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Kansas Winter Storm Uri Cost Recovery Rider - FAQ
Due to the extreme temperatures and increased energy demand experienced during February 2021’s Winter Storm Uri, wholesale gas prices increased 10-100 times higher than normal. To help recover deferred costs associated with the storm, the Kansas Corporation Commission has given Liberty approval to implement this Rider. To minimize financial impact to customers, Liberty is extending the recovery of costs over a 13-year period.
$0.00573 per kWh for the first year. After each subsequent year Liberty will true-up costs and the difference will be included as a charge or credit for the following 12 months through the Rider.
For year one, the average residential customer using 1,000 kWh per month will see an increase of $5.73 on their monthly bill.
June 1, 2023
13 years (June 1, 2023 – May 31, 2036).
We have helpful options that may be right for you including:
- Flexible payment options for residential and business customers to allow for additional time to spread out past due balances and make payments more manageable
- A list of various agencies that may be able to provide financial assistance for some portion of your bill
- Assistance programs that you may qualify for depending on your income and account standing
Our representatives are ready to help develop a plan that works best for you. Our Contact Center can be reached at 1-800-206-2300 Monday – Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.