Arkansas Electric Cooperative

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About Arkansas Electric Cooperative

Arkansas Electric Cooperative is a cooperative. Cooperatives are owned by their customers and managed by individuals who are voted into their roles. They sold 15,418,476 megawatt hours through wholesale channels to other electricity suppliers in 2020. The electricity generated in the company's power plants made up 7,026,114 of the megawatt hours sourced by the company. The purchase of wholesale electricity made up an additional 8,519,776. In 2020, the supplier made a total of $742,543,600 from business activities relating to the sale and transfer of electricity. They had 97.16% of their revenue coming from wholesale electricity sales.

Energy Loss

Losing electricity from heat dissipation during electricity transmission and other causes is part of operating in the electricity generation business. Suppliers are required to report these losses to government agencies who track electricity infrastructure efficiencies. Arkansas Electric Cooperative recently reported an annual loss of about 0.81% of the electricity that they generate. These averages allow us to compare the grid efficiencies of the various suppliers who operate throughout the US. Arkansas Electric Cooperative has earned a ranking of 64th best out of 3510 companies who report energy loss in the United States.

Arkansas Electric Cooperative Overview

  • Company Type: Cooperative
  • Headquarters: 1 Cooperative Way
    Little Rock, Arkansas 72209
    United States of America
  • CEO: Buddy Hasten

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Quick Facts About Arkansas Electric Cooperative

Arkansas Electric Cooperative is the 3rd largest producer of megawatt hours from non-renewable fuel types in the state.

Arkansas Electric Cooperative generates 600,952 megawatt hours (or 6.99% of their total production) from the use of sustainable fuel types in their power production facilities.

Arkansas Electric Cooperative is ranked 139th in the United States for total electricity generation, generating 8,598,882.79 megawatt hours.

Roughly 6.99% of Arkansas Electric Cooperative's total electricity comes from the use of hydroelectric power.

Arkansas Electric Cooperative produces 5,694,721.43 megawatt hours of electricity from the burning of coal, making Arkansas Electric Cooperative 74th out of 3510 suppliers in the country.

Arkansas Electric Cooperative's production plants produce 2,287,220.41 megawatt hours from natural gas.

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Top 3 Lowest Energy Loss
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Energy Loss

Arkansas Electric Cooperative's energy loss due to business operations.

-0.81%

Total Energy Loss

125,226 MWh

64  National Rank

Arkansas Electric Cooperative Energy Makeup

Power Plants Owned by Arkansas Electric Cooperative

Plant City/County State Primary Fuel Type Production (MWh) Emission (kg) Emissions/MWh Toxic Chemical Release Closing Date
Jefferson County AR Coal 7,060,258.01 6,636,280,052.85 939.95 Yes
Independence County AR Coal 4,114,039.01 4,170,644,207.35 1,013.76 Yes
Hempstead County AR Coal 3,421,595.02 3,041,396,643.65 888.88 Yes
Benton County AR Coal 2,805,375 2,943,210,172.32 1,049.13
Hot Spring County AR Natural Gas 1,264,693 472,258,779.02 373.42
Pulaski County AR Natural Gas 479,813 214,398,958.34 446.84
Franklin County AR Natural Gas 424,939 197,634,226.86 465.09
Arkansas County AR Conventional Hydroelectric 353,007
Conway County AR Conventional Hydroelectric 131,440
Sebastian County AR Conventional Hydroelectric 116,505

Arkansas Electric Cooperative Fuel Makeup

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
66.23%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
26.60%
CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
Conventional Hydroelectric
6.99%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.16%
RESIDUAL FUEL OIL
Residual Fuel Oil
0.02%

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Arkansas Electric Cooperative FAQ:

How many power plants are owned by or associated with Arkansas Electric Cooperative?

There are 14 power plants owned by or associated with Arkansas Electric Cooperative.

What is the phone number for Arkansas Electric Cooperative?

Arkansas Electric Cooperative's customer service phone number is (501) 570-2200

Who is the CEO of Arkansas Electric Cooperative?

Buddy Hasten is the CEO of Arkansas Electric Cooperative.

What percentage of Arkansas Electric Cooperative's electricity is generated from nonrenewable fuel sources?

Arkansas Electric Cooperative produces 93.01% of their electricity from nonrenewable fuel sources.

What percentage of Arkansas Electric Cooperative's electricity is produced from renewable fuels?

Power generation plants owned by or associated with Arkansas Electric Cooperative generate 6.99% of their electricity using renewable fuel sources.

Last Reviewed By: Alex Zdanov
Published: 2021-03-16 Last Updated: 2022-03-13