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Cost savings for Kansas

Many local units of government have entered into agreements to purchase homegrown Kansas wind.  

The money saved annually from Kansas wind on their energy bills can be redeployed across the community or institutions.  

  • Kansas State University
  • University of Kansas (100% wind-powered by 2020)
  • Washburn University (78% wind-powered, saving over $100,000/ year)
  • Benedictine College
  • Sedgwick County Zoo
  • Veterans Affairs Medical Centers in Topeka, Leavenworth and Wichita
  • Manhattan-Ogden School District (100% wind-powered by 2020, saving $43,800/ year)
  • Topeka 501 School District
  • Johnson County Community College (100% wind-powered, saving $40,000/ year)
  • Ft. Hays State (100% wind-powered by 2020, saving nearly $1 million/ year)
  • Garden City, Kansas (30% wind-powered by 2020)
  • City of McPherson (30-35% wind-powered by 2020)
  • Kansas City, Kansas (45% powered by renewable energy)

Additionally, according to the Kansas Department of Commerce,

“… a $20 million award from the National Science Foundation will support global climate change and renewable energy research in a statewide program that includes Kansas research universities. One of the key areas of research involves exploring the use of nanotechnology to harness solar energy.”