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Industrial Info Resources

May 09, 2011 06:30 ET

Westar Sees Slight Gains in First-Quarter 2011 From Strong Retail Sales, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - May 9, 2011) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Energy company Westar Energy Incorporated (NYSE:WR) (Topeka, Kansas), which is the largest electric utility in Kansas, saw modest gains in the first quarter of 2011 as strong revenues in the Retail segment offset decreased demand in the Wholesale segment. Net income for the quarter was reported to be $31.58 million, a 2.95% increase from first-quarter 2010.

Industrial Info is tracking 19 active Westar projects in the U.S. that are worth a total of more than $1.28 billion, including the installation of a selective catalytic reduction unit at the Jeffrey Energy Center in Saint Marys, Kansas. For more information, visit Industrial Info's North American Power Project Database.

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