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Great Plains Energy Benefits From Weather, New Rates in First-Quarter 2013, Expects Load Growth to Remain Modest, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 05/13/13 -- Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Great Plains Energy (NYSE:GXP) (Kansas City, Missouri), the holding company for Kansas City Power & Light Company (KPC&L) and KPC&L Greater Missouri Operations Company, which are two of the top electricity providers in the U.S. Midwest, reported solid gains in revenues and profits in the first quarter of 2013, driven by favorable weather conditions and new retail rates. Industrial Info is tracking more than $1.2 billion in active projects involving Great Plains.

Other companies featured: The Babcock & Wilcox Company (NYSE:BWC), American Electric Power (NYSE:AEP)

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