Federal government providing Kansas $13.3 million to improve electric grid
The U.S. Department of Energy will provide Kansas with $13.3 million to update its electrical grid infrastructure.
The funding comes from the Grid Resilience State and Tribal Formula Grants program. The Kansas Corporation Commission will administer the funding, which it will use to modernize the state's power grid. The state also wants to use the money to protect the power grid against natural disasters while "advancing projects that attract, train, and retain a skilled Kansas workforce," according to a press release from Governor Laura Kelly's office.
“Our power grid is...