Martin Rosenberg is an energy journalist based in Kansas City and hosts the “Grid Talk” podcast on the future of electricity.
HiON, a local startup, is taking over Evergy's old fast-charging stations for electric vehicles in the Kansas City area after the power company shut them off more than a year ago.
Over the course of five years, a group of Russian spies targeted the Wolf Creek nuclear power plant in Burlington, Kansas. The Justice Department alleges they were on a sophisticated cyber reconnaissance mission to learn about the inner workings of the plant and prepare for a precision electronic assault.
If the effort succeeds, the project would generate up to 300 megawatts of power, enough to serve city power needs plus the energy needs of city residents.