Westar Energy, Inc. - Power Plants and SWOT Analysis

 Published On: Aug, 2016 |    No of Pages: 45 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Summary

The report contains a detailed description of the power generation company's business operations, history, corporate strategy, and business structure. This report contains a detailed SWOT analysis, information on key employees (executives), and major products and services.

Scope

- Major Power Plants (assets) - summarized and detailed information about the power plants (assets).
- Operational Metrics (capacity, generation, revenue, sales, number of consumers).
- Business description - A detailed description of the company's operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy - GlobalData's summarization of the company's business strategy.
- SWOT analysis - A detailed analysis of the company's strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history - Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services - A list of major products, services and brands
- Key employees - A list of the key executives and personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Executive biographies - A brief summary of the executives' employment history.
- Financial deals - Coverage of key financial deals from 2006 onwards, depending upon information availability
- Important locations and subsidiaries - A list of key locations and subsidiaries of the company, including contact details.

* Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company.

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- Gain key insights into the company for academic or business research purposes. Key elements such as SWOT analysis, corporate strategy and major products and services are incorporated in the profile to assist in various business decisions (M&A and JV).
- Identify potential customers and suppliers with this report's analysis of the company's business structure, operations, major products and services and business strategy.
- Understand and respond to competitors' business structure and strategies with GlobalData's detailed SWOT analysis. In this, the company's core strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats are analyzed, providing an up to date objective view of the company.

Table of Contents
Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
Company Snapshot 5
Key Information 5
Company Overview 5
SWOT Snapshot 5
Operational Metrics 6
Westar Energy, Inc., Operational Metrics, By Capacity 6
Westar Energy, Inc., Operational Metrics, By Generation 6
Westar Energy, Inc., Operational Metrics, By Customers 6
Westar Energy, Inc., Operational Metrics, By Segmental Information 6
Westar Energy, Inc., Operational Metrics, By Sales 7
Westar Energy, Inc., Wind Farms 8
Westar Energy, Inc., Wind Farms, United States 8
Westar Energy, Inc., Thermal Power Plants 10
Westar Energy, Inc., Thermal Power Plants, United States 10
Business Description 12
Business Overview 12
Major Products and Services 13
History 14
SWOT Analysis 17
Overview 17
Westar Energy, Inc. Strengths 17
Broad and Diverse Customer Base 17
Business Model: Vertically-Integrated 17
Diversified Generation Portfolio 18
Westar Energy, Inc. Weaknesses 18
Net Working Capital Deficit 18
Westar Energy, Inc. Opportunities 18
Business Partnerships 18
Renewable Energy Commitment 18
Positive Outlook for Electricity Demand: the US 18
Positive Outlook For Thermal Power: the US 18
Westar Energy, Inc. Threats 19
Stringent Regulations 19
Competition 19
Volatility in Electricity Prices 19
Transmission and Distribution Network Security 19
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 20
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 21
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 22
Key Employees 23
Key Employee Biographies 24
Company Statement 25
Locations And Subsidiaries 28
Head Office 28
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 28
Financial Deals Landscape 29
Westar Energy, Inc., Deals Summary 29
Westar Energy, Inc., Power, Deal Details 30
Asset Transactions 30
Westar Energy Acquires Ironwood Wind Project In Kansas, US 30
Equity Offering 31
Westar Energy Completes Public Offering Of US$217.1 Million 31
Debt Offering 33
Westar Energy Prices Public Offering of 2.55% Bonds Due 2026 for USD350 Million 33
Westar Energy Raises USD180 Million in Public Offering of 4.1% Bonds Due 2043 35
Westar Energy Completes Public Offering Of 4.1% Bonds Due 2043 For US$250 Million 37
Westar Energy Completes Public Offering Of 4.125% Bonds Due 2042 For US$300 Million 39
Acquisition 41
Great Plains Energy to Acquire Westar Energy for USD12.2 Billion 41
Appendix 44
Report Scope 44
GlobalData Coverage 44
Benchmarking 44
GlobalData's Methodology 44
Secondary Research 44
Primary Research 44
Contact Us 45
Disclaimer 45

List of Tables
Westar Energy, Inc., Key Facts 5
Westar Energy, Inc., Operational Metrics, Capacity 6
Westar Energy, Inc., Operational Metrics, Generation 6
Westar Energy, Inc., Operational Metrics, Customers 6
Westar Energy, Inc., Operational Metrics, Segmental Information 6
Westar Energy, Inc., Operational Metrics, Sales 7
Westar Energy, Inc., Wind Farms, United States 8
Westar Energy, Inc., Thermal Power Plants, United States 10
Major Products and Services 13
Westar Energy, Inc., SWOT Analysis 17
Westar Energy, Inc., Ratios based on current share price 20
Westar Energy, Inc., Annual Ratios 21
Westar Energy, Inc., Interim Ratios 22
Westar Energy, Inc., Key Employees 23
Westar Energy, Inc., Other Locations 28
Westar Energy, Inc., Subsidiaries 28
Westar Energy, Inc., Deals Summary 29
Westar Energy Acquires Ironwood Wind Project In Kansas, US 30
Westar Energy Completes Public Offering Of US$217.1 Million 31
Westar Energy Prices Public Offering of 2.55% Bonds Due 2026 for USD350 Million 33
Westar Energy Raises USD180 Million in Public Offering of 4.1% Bonds Due 2043 35
Westar Energy Completes Public Offering Of 4.1% Bonds Due 2043 For US$250 Million 37
Westar Energy Completes Public Offering Of 4.125% Bonds Due 2042 For US$300 Million 39
Great Plains Energy to Acquire Westar Energy for USD12.2 Billion 41


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