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Kansas solar at the Supreme Court this week, attend in person or online
December 16, 2020

Supreme Court Reminder! 

This week, the Kansas Supreme Court will review whether the rate design for distributed generation class (demand charges) discriminates against renewable energy users in violation of both Kansas state law and federal law. Everyone is welcome to attend in person or listen online (instructions below). Proceedings are also archived online.

Sierra Club and Vote Solar’s petition can be reviewed here.

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Watch the Kansas Supreme Court In Person

Kansas Supreme Court
301 SW 10th Avenue
Topeka Kansas 66612-1507
Telephone # 785.296.2256
Thursday, Dec. 19 @ 9:00 a.m.

Visitor parking is in the northeast corner of the parking lot and handicap parking is along the front row. All visitors will pass through security which includes a metal detector and x-ray machine. The courtroom will be on the 3rd floor. Each side will have 15 minutes to share their case. Arrive 15 minutes early to secure parking, get through security, and arrive in the courtroom before or by 9am. 

Watch the Kansas Supreme Court Online

Oral arguments before the Supreme Court are open to the public and may be viewed live online. Proceedings are also recorded and archived so they may be viewed online any time. More information here.

If you have questions or concerns about the webstream, call the Appellate Clerk’s office at 785-296-3229.

Information about the Kansas Supreme Court

The Kansas Supreme Court sits in Topeka in the Kansas Judicial Center and is the state court of last resort. It hears direct appeals from the district courts in the most serious criminal cases and appeals in any case in which a statute has been held unconstitutional. It may review cases decided by the Court of Appeals, and may transfer cases from that court to the Supreme Court. It also has original jurisdiction in several types of cases.

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