SOURCE: Westar Energy, Inc.

Westar Energy, Inc.

October 12, 2010 08:00 ET

Westar Energy Schedules Conference Call to Discuss Third Quarter 2010 Results

TOPEKA, KA--(Marketwire - October 12, 2010) -  On Oct. 28, 2010, Westar Energy, Inc. (NYSE: WR) will release third-quarter 2010 earnings after market close. On Friday Oct. 29, 2010, the company will host its quarterly conference call and audio webcast to discuss the operating results.

Westar Energy Third Quarter 2010 Earnings Conference Call and Webcast

Oct. 29, 2010

10:00 a.m. Eastern (9:00 a.m. Central)

1) Phone conference call at 800-561-2693, participant code 45168963 or
2) Log on to the webcast at

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

A replay of the conference call will be available from about 12:00 p.m. Eastern Oct. 29 through Nov. 5 at 888-286-8010, conference ID #98707779. The replay also will be available on the Westar Energy website at

Westar Energy, Inc. (NYSE: WR) is the largest consolidated electric utility in Kansas, providing electric service to more than 685,000 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