Kansas Energy Council
The Kansas Energy Council was dissolved by Governor Sebelius on December 31, 2008, in Executive Order 08-13.

2008 Public Review and Comment

At its meeting on August 13, 2008, the Kansas Energy Council (KEC) approved 15 preliminary policy recommendations for release to the public for review and comment. The Council met again on November 12, 2008, and approved its final annual recommendations on December 10, 2008, for inclusion in the 2008 Kansas Energy Report.

From September 11 through October 10, KEC staff received written comments on the preliminary recommendations, and the KEC held two public hearings, one in Hays on September 19 and one in Wichita on September 30. All written comments, including those submitted for the public hearings, were compiled at the close of the 2008 public comment period.

Click here to view news release related to Wichita public hearing.

2007 Public Review and Comment

At its meeting on August 15, 2007, the Kansas Energy Council (KEC) approved several draft policy recommendations for release to the public for review and comment. From September 10 through October 19, KEC staff received written public comment on the draft recommendations and comments were also presented at the public hearing on October 10, 2007. The Council met on November 16, 2007, and on December 5, 2007, to discuss and vote on final drafts for inclusion in the 2008 Kansas Energy Plan.

Public Events

Wednesday, September 26, 2007, 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
KEC staff discussed the 2007 draft recommendations during two public forums (10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.) at the Kansas Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Conference, Ramada Inn, Topeka.

Wednesday, October 10, 2007, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
The KEC held Public Hearings on draft policy recommendations at the old Kansas Supreme Court Hearing Room, Room 313-S, Statehouse, Topeka.

2006 Public Review and Comment

At its meeting on August 30, 2006, the Kansas Energy Council approved several draft policy recommendations for release to the public for review and comment. From September 15 though October 31, KEC staff received written comments on the draft recommendations and comments were also presented at the public hearing on October 13, 2006. The Council met on November 15, 2006, to discuss and vote on final drafts for inclusion in the 2007 Kansas Energy Plan.

Public Events

Wednesday, September 27, 2006
KEC staff held forums on 2006 planning priorities at the Kansas Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Conference, Ramada Inn, Topeka.

8:30 10:00: Agricultural Energy Efficiency
10:30 12:00: RPS and Development of Wind Energy
1:30 3:00: Energy Efficiency and Conservation
3:30 5:00: Transportation Energy Efficiency

Friday, October 13, 2006, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
The KEC held public hearings on draft policy recommendations at the old Kansas Supreme Court Hearing Room, Room 313-S, Statehouse, Topeka. Notes on the public hearing are now available.

Wednesday, October 25, 2006, 7:00 p.m.
KEC Director Liz Brosius answered questions and heard comments about the draft policy recommendations at open meeting at Lawrence Public Library.

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