As vice president of generation operations, Duane Anstaett leads Evergy’s coal fired generation organization.He has over three decades of experience in the electric industry, encompassing engineering, construction, maintenance and operations for transmission & distribution and generation as well as the customer service contact center and meter to cash processes.
During his KCP&L career, Mr. Anstaett has held numerous positions, including distribution engineer; reliability programs & standards engineering supervisor; distribution system operations manager; contract management manager; resource management director; vice president of delivery; and vice president of generation. He also spent five years at PAR Electric, where he served as senior vice president operations, and a little over one year as utility services manager for Black & McDonald.
A registered professional engineer in Missouri, Mr. Anstaett holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from the University of Missouri - Kansas City and a Master of Science degree in engineering management from the University of Kansas. He also has completed work toward a doctorate in organization and leadership through the University of Phoenix.
Previously, Mr. Anstaett served on Bridging the Gap’s Heartland Tree Alliance Advisory Council, as well as the board of directors for Missouri One Call, Boy Scouts of America, and Midwest Energy Association. Currently he serves on the board of directors for Kansas City Metropolitan Crime Commission.