SOURCE: Westar Energy

Westar Energy

January 26, 2011 12:09 ET

Westar Energy Schedules Conference Call to Discuss Fourth Quarter and Year End 2010 Results

TOPEKA, KS--(Marketwire - January 26, 2011) - On Feb. 24, 2011, Westar Energy, Inc. (NYSE: WR) plans to release fourth-quarter and year end 2010 earnings after market close. On Friday, Feb. 25, 2011, the company plans to host its quarterly conference call and audio webcast to discuss the operating results.

Event:
Westar Energy Year End 2010 Earnings Conference Call and Webcast

Date:
Feb. 25, 2011

Time:
10 a.m. Eastern (9 a.m. Central)

Location:
1) Phone conference call at 866-770-7129, participant code 88510369 or

2) Log on to the webcast at http://www.WestarEnergy.com

In conjunction with the earnings release and conference call, the company plans to post on its website supplemental financial information related to fourth quarter and year end performance. The materials will be available under Supplemental Materials in the Investors section of the company website at http://www.WestarEnergy.com.

A replay of the conference call will be available from about 12 p.m. Eastern Feb. 25 through March 11 at 888-286-8010, conference ID #41815746. The replay also will be available on the Westar Energy website at http://www.WestarEnergy.com.

Westar Energy, Inc. (NYSE: WR) is the largest consolidated electric utility in Kansas, providing electric service to more than 686,000 customers in the state. Westar Energy has about 7,100 megawatts of electric generation capacity and operates and coordinates more than 35,000 miles of electric distribution and transmission lines.

For more information about Westar Energy, visit us on the Internet at http://www.WestarEnergy.com.