Ouachita Electric Cooperative

Ouachita Electric Cooperative has their head offices in Camden, Arkansas and provides electricity in 6 counties in the state. On recent government reports, the supplier disclosed a total of 9,408 electricity customers. This total is made up of 18 industrial accounts, 843 commercial customers and 8,547 residential customer accounts. The average residential electricity price for Ouachita Electric Cooperative is around 12.77 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 16.78% higher than Arkansas' average rate of 10.94 cents. This ranks the company 36th out of 36 suppliers in the state for lowest average electricity rate. The company sold 1,378 megawatt hours in 2020 from wholesale channels to other electricity providers. The electricity sourced by Ouachita Electric Cooperative is made up primarily of megawatt hours they procured by way of wholesale channels. Of the total electricity sourced whole purchased made up 100.00%. Their revenue for 2020 from electricity related activities was $23,808,000, with $92,000 coming from sales to the wholesale electricity market.

About Ouachita Electric Cooperative

The state average monthly residential power bill is $119.65, while the Ouachita Electric Cooperative average is 1.50% less at $117.84 per month. This is the 26th lowest average monthly bill amount for a supplier in the state. Electricity generation is not part of the Ouachita Electric Cooperative business model, as they purchase electricity at wholesale rates from other companies and then resell to their consumers.

Energy Loss

Ouachita Electric Cooperative currently has a loss of roughly 4.35% of the electricity that they generate. These averages allow us to compare and contrast the various suppliers who operate throughout the nation. Ouachita Electric Cooperative has earned a rank of 743rd best out of 3510 companies who report energy loss in the United States and 13th best out of 36 in the state.

Ouachita Electric Cooperative Rate & Electric Bills

Ouachita Electric Cooperative residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in September.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.132/kWh$0.128/kWh$129.17/mo.$116.10/mo.
1990th12.77¢Ouachita Electric Cooperative's Average residential price per kWh
1957th$117.84Average monthly electric bill for Ouachita Electric Cooperative's residential customers

Ouachita Electric Cooperative Overview

  • Company Type:Cooperative
  • Headquarters:700 Bradley Ferry Road
    Camden, Arkansas 71701
    United States of America
  • CEO:Mark Cayce

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Energy Loss

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

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Total Energy Loss


743 National Rank

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Ouachita Electric Cooperative State Coverage

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Ouachita Electric Cooperative County Coverage

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Bradley County10,763411.15$117.87/mo
Calhoun County5,189211.57$118.43/mo
Clark County22,320311.25$117.14/mo
Cleveland County7,956311.03$116.73/mo
Dallas County7,009411.41$118.22/mo
Ouachita County23,382311.43$118.45/mo

Cities Ouachita Electric Cooperative Has Coverage

  • Banks, AR
  • Bearden, AR
  • Camden, AR
  • Chidester, AR
  • East Camden, AR
  • Hampton, AR
  • Harrell, AR
  • Sparkman, AR
  • Thornton, AR
  • Tinsman, AR

* City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.

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Ouachita Electric Cooperative FAQ:

What is the phone number for Ouachita Electric Cooperative?

You can reach Ouachita Electric Cooperative by phone via (877) 252-4538.

What is the average electricity rate for Ouachita Electric Cooperative customers?

Ouachita Electric Cooperatives current average electricity rate is 12.77 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average state rate of 10.94 cents and the average nationwide rate of 13.45 cents.

What is the average bill for Ouachita Electric Cooperative customers each month?

Ouachita Electric Cooperative currently has an average monthly electric bill of $117.84, compared to the Arkansas average of $119.65 and the national of $119.65.

Who is the CEO of Ouachita Electric Cooperative?

Mark Cayce is the current CEO of Ouachita Electric Cooperative.

What cities does Ouachita Electric Cooperative provider electricity to?

Ouachita Electric Cooperative has customers in 10 cities throughout the nation.

How many counties does Ouachita Electric Cooperative offer service to?

Ouachita Electric Cooperative provides electricity in 6 counties.

Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-08-25