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2017-02-01 23:00 CET
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Westar Energy schedules 2016 release of year end results.

Topeka, Kan., Feb. 1, 2017 - On Feb. 22, 2017, Westar Energy, Inc. (NYSE: WR) plans to release year end 2016 earnings after market close. Due to the pending transaction with Great Plains Energy, Westar Energy will no longer host a quarterly webcast and conference call.

In conjunction with the earnings release, the company plans to post on its website supplemental financial information related to fourth-quarter and year end 2016 performance. The materials will be available under Supplemental Materials in the Investors section of the company website at

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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. Our 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.

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