2013-08-29 18:14:03 -
Topeka, Kan., Aug. 29, 2013 - The Westar Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WR) Board of
Directors today declared a quarterly dividend of 34 cents per share payable Oct.
1, 2013, on the company's common stock. The dividends are payable to
shareholders of record as of Sep. 9, 2013.
Westar Energy, Inc. (NYSE: WR) is Kansas' largest electric utility. For more
than a century, we have provided Kansans the safe, reliable electricity needed
to power their businesses and homes. Every day our team of professionals takes
on projects to generate and deliver electricity, protect the environment and
provide excellent service to our nearly 700,000 customers. Westar has 7,200 MW
of electric generation capacity fueled by coal, uranium, natural gas, wind and
landfill gas. We are also a leader in electric transmission in Kansas.
innovative customer service programs include mobile-enabled customer care,
digital meters and paving the way for electric vehicle adoption. Our employees
live, volunteer and work in the communities we serve.
For more information about Westar Energy, visit us on the Internet at
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