Southwestern Electric Power Company

About Southwestern Electric Power Company

Southwestern Electric Power Company operates in 3 states throughout the nation. Consumers of Southwestern Electric Power Company are billed an average residential electricity rate of 12.65 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 4.61% below the national average price of 13.26 cents, resulting in the company ranking 1817th best for average electricity rate out of 2922 providers in the country. In 2020 Southwestern Electric Power Company had retail sales of 16,253,923 megawatt hours and wholesale sales of 16,253,923 megawatt hours. Electricity production and wholesale power purchases made up 56.65% and 43.35%, respectively, of the total electricity sourced. Electricity plants the company owns produced 13,442,167 megawatt hours and an additional 10,287,051 were acquired on the wholesale market. Southwestern Electric Power Company made $1,725,432,900 in 2020. $180,170,400 of that came from sales to wholesale electricity customers and $1,420,046,300 of which came from sales to residential energy users.

Consumers of the company pay an average monthly residential electric bill of $142.77. This is 21.07% higher than the national average bill of $117.93. The supplier ranks 104th highest in the country out of 3510 companies for total megawatt hours generated from natural gas. Generation plants associated with Southwestern Electric Power Company produce a total of 14,693,772.81 megawatt hours, which is the 94th highest out of 3510 providers in the United States. Southwestern Electric Power Company is the 76th largest supplier out of 3510 suppliers in the country based on megawatt hours sold.

Southwestern Electric Power Company Net Metering

Southwestern Electric Power Company offers net metering options to consumers. The purchase of solar panels and alternative electricity sources is often too expensive for private individuals. Net metering allows purchasers of these electricity sources to sell unused electricity back into the grid, making the installation of these alternative sources financially possible .

Energy Loss

Southwestern Electric Power Company currently suffers from the loss of around 2.83% of the electricity that they generate via heat dissipation and other causes. This percentage of electricity lost gives them a rank of 341st best out of 3510 suppliers who report energy loss in the US.

Southwestern Electric Power Company Rate & Electric Bills

Southwestern Electric Power Company residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.271/kWh$0.086/kWh$360.51/mo.$73.39/mo.
1817th12.65¢Southwestern Electric Power Company's Average residential price per kWh
2477th$142.77Average monthly electric bill for Southwestern Electric Power Company's residential customers

Southwestern Electric Power Company Overview

  • Company Type:Investor Owned
  • Parent Company:American Electric Power
  • Headquarters:428 Travis Street
    Shreveport, Louisiana 71101
    United States of America
  • CEO:Albert M. Smoak

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Quick Facts About Southwestern Electric Power Company

Southwestern Electric Power Company is 45th out of 3510 electric companies in the United States in megawatt hours generated from coal use.

Southwestern Electric Power Company is the 81st largest generator of megawatt hours from non-renewable fuels out of 3510 companies in the nation.

Energy provider of the year for Arkansas, Major Provider Category
Top 3 Lowest Average Residential Monthly Bill
Arkansas, Major Provider Category
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Energy provider of the year for Arkansas, Major Provider Category
Top 3 Lowest Average Residential Monthly Bill
Arkansas, Major Provider Category
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Energy provider of the year for Arkansas, Major Provider Category
Top 3 Lowest Average Residential Monthly Bill
Arkansas, Major Provider Category
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Energy Loss

Southwestern Electric Power Company's energy loss due to business operations.

-2.83%

Total Energy Loss

671,828MWh

341 National Rank

Southwestern Electric Power Company Energy Makeup

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Southwestern Electric Power Company State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Arkansas123,643424,704,371321.15%
Louisiana233,343629,062,098440.96%
Texas188,266764,651,7392137.89%

Southwestern Electric Power Company County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Benton County279,141512.67$118.44/mo
Bienville Parish13,24149.60$118.90/mo
Bossier Parish127,039310.17$126.91/mo
Bowie County93,245212.80$148.51/mo
Caddo Parish240,20439.74$123.49/mo
Camp County13,094311.81$136.49/mo
Carroll County28,380210.87$119.07/mo
Cass County30,026312.00$141.31/mo
Childress County7,306412.65$107.84/mo
Collingsworth County2,920314.90$110.48/mo

Power Plants Owned by Southwestern Electric Power Company

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Titus County TX Coal 4,390,846.994,857,271,721.961,106.23Yes
Hempstead County AR Coal 3,331,452.012,959,170,892.19888.25Yes
Shreveport LA Natural Gas 3,096,3771,196,909,545.72386.55
Gentry AR Coal 2,730,7312,894,854,139.521,060.1
Hallsville TX Coal 2,467,009.012,702,541,889.741,095.47Yes
De Soto Parish LA Coal 865,605.011,014,050,654.541,171.49Yes
Marion County TX Natural Gas 700,852442,063,818.7630.75
Gregg County TX Natural Gas 132,39883,672,330.28631.98
Springdale AR Natural Gas 48,19134,525,664.46716.43
Mooringsport LA Natural Gas 25,67816,111,987.36627.46

Southwestern Electric Power Company Fuel Makeup

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
72.22%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
27.71%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.08%

Cities Southwestern Electric Power Company Has Coverage

  • Alba, TX
  • Alma, AR
  • Anacoco, LA
  • Arp, TX
  • Ashdown, AR
  • Ashland, LA
  • Atlanta, TX
  • Atlanta, LA
  • Avinger, TX
  • Avoca, AR
  • Barling, AR
  • Beckville, TX
  • Belcher, LA
  • Bella Vista, AR
  • Ben Lomond, AR
  • Benton, LA
  • Bentonville, AR
  • Bethel Heights, AR
  • Big Sandy, TX
  • Blanchard, LA
  • Blevins, AR
  • Bloomburg, TX
  • Bonanza, AR
  • Booneville, AR
  • Bossier City, LA
  • Boyce, LA
  • Campti, LA
  • Carthage, TX
  • Cave Springs, AR
  • Center, TX
  • Centerton, AR
  • Chester, AR
  • Clarence, LA
  • Clarendon, TX
  • Clarksville City, TX
  • Colfax, LA
  • Converse, LA
  • Coushatta, LA
  • Cove, AR
  • Daingerfield, TX
  • De Kalb, TX
  • De Queen, AR
  • DeRidder, LA
  • Dierks, AR
  • Dodson, TX
  • Domino, TX
  • Douglassville, TX
  • Doyline, LA
  • Dry Prong, LA
  • East Mountain, TX
  • Easton, TX
  • Edgefield, LA
  • Edgewood, TX
  • Elm Springs, AR
  • Estelline, TX
  • Farmington, AR
  • Fayetteville, AR
  • Fisher, LA
  • Florien, LA
  • Fort Smith, AR
  • Fouke, AR
  • Fruitvale, TX
  • Fulton, AR
  • Gary City, TX
  • Gillham, AR
  • Gilliam, LA
  • Gilmer, TX
  • Gladewater, TX
  • Goldonna, LA
  • Goshen, AR
  • Grand Cane, LA
  • Grand Saline, TX
  • Grannis, AR
  • Greenland, AR
  • Greenwood, AR
  • Greenwood, LA
  • Hackett, AR
  • Hall Summit, LA
  • Hallsville, TX
  • Hartford, AR
  • Hatfield, AR
  • Haughton, LA
  • Hawkins, TX
  • Hedley, TX
  • Heflin, LA
  • Henderson, TX
  • Hooks, TX
  • Horatio, AR
  • Hornbeck, LA
  • Hosston, LA
  • Howardwick, TX
  • Hughes Springs, TX
  • Huntington, AR
  • Huxley, TX
  • Ida, LA
  • Jamestown, LA
  • Jefferson, TX
  • Joaquin, TX
  • Johnson, AR
  • Keachi, LA
  • Kibler, AR
  • Kilgore, TX
  • Lakeport, TX
  • Leary, TX
  • Leesville, LA
  • Linden, TX
  • Little Flock, AR
  • Lockesburg, AR
  • Logansport, LA
  • Lone Star, TX
  • Longstreet, LA
  • Longview, TX
  • Lowell, AR
  • Magazine, AR
  • Mansfield, LA
  • Mansfield, AR
  • Many, LA
  • Marietta, TX
  • Marshall, TX
  • Martin, LA
  • Maud, TX
  • McCaskill, AR
  • McLean, TX
  • McNab, AR
  • Memphis, TX
  • Mena, AR
  • Midland, AR
  • Miller's Cove, TX
  • Mineola, TX
  • Mineral Springs, AR
  • Montgomery, LA
  • Mooringsport, LA
  • Mount Pleasant, TX
  • Mount Vernon, TX
  • Mountainburg, AR
  • Murfreesboro, AR
  • Naples, TX
  • Nash, TX
  • Nashville, AR
  • Natchez, LA
  • Natchitoches, LA
  • Nesbitt, TX
  • New Boston, TX
  • New Llano, LA
  • New London, TX
  • Noble, LA
  • Oakhaven, AR
  • Ogden, AR
  • Oil City, LA
  • Omaha, TX
  • Ore City, TX
  • Overton, TX
  • Ozan, AR
  • Pea Ridge, AR
  • Pittsburg, TX
  • Plain Dealing, LA
  • Pleasant Hill, LA
  • Powhatan, LA
  • Prairie Grove, AR
  • Provencal, LA
  • Queen City, TX
  • Quitman, TX
  • Red Lick, TX
  • Redwater, TX
  • Ringgold, LA
  • Robeline, LA
  • Rocky Mound, TX
  • Rodessa, LA
  • Rogers, AR
  • Rosepine, LA
  • Rudy, AR
  • Scottsville, TX
  • Shamrock, TX
  • Shreveport, LA
  • Simpson, LA
  • South Mansfield, LA
  • Springdale, AR
  • Stanley, LA
  • Stonewall, LA
  • Tatum, TX
  • Tenaha, TX
  • Texarkana, TX
  • Texarkana, AR
  • Timpson, TX
  • Tollette, AR
  • Tontitown, AR
  • Uncertain, TX
  • Union Grove, TX
  • Van Buren, AR
  • Vandervoort, AR
  • Vivian, LA
  • Wake Village, TX
  • Waldron, AR
  • Warren City, TX
  • Washington, AR
  • Waskom, TX
  • Wellington, TX
  • West Fork, AR
  • Wheeler, TX
  • White Oak, TX
  • Wickes, AR
  • Wilton, AR
  • Winfield, TX
  • Winnfield, LA
  • Winnsboro, TX
  • Winona, TX
  • Winslow, AR
  • Winthrop, AR
  • Zwolle, LA

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

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Southwestern Electric Power Company FAQ:

How many counties does Southwestern Electric Power Company provider electricity in?

There are 50 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Southwestern Electric Power Company.

What is the phone number for Southwestern Electric Power Company?

The Southwestern Electric Power Company phone number is (888) 216-3523.

Does Southwestern Electric Power Company have a parent company?

American Electric Power is the owner of Southwestern Electric Power Company.

What is the average BUNDLED electricity rate for Southwestern Electric Power Company customers?

The average BUNDLED price of electricity for customers of Southwestern Electric Power Company is 12.65 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

How many power plants are owned by or associated with Southwestern Electric Power Company?

Southwestern Electric Power Company is associated with or owns 11 power plants.

How much is the average bundled bill for Southwestern Electric Power Company customers each month?

The average monthly bundled electric bill for customers of Southwestern Electric Power Company is $142.77. The nationwide average is $117.93 for bundled service.

What cities does Southwestern Electric Power Company supply electricity to?

Southwestern Electric Power Company supplies in 209 cities throughout the nation.

Who is the CEO of Southwestern Electric Power Company?

Albert M. Smoak is the CEO of Southwestern Electric Power Company.

How many states does Southwestern Electric Power Company supply electricity in?

Southwestern Electric Power Company supplies electricity in 3 states.

What percentage of Southwestern Electric Power Company’s electricity is generated from nonrenewable fuel sources?

Southwestern Electric Power Company generates 100.00% of their electricity using nonrenewable fuel sources.

What percentage of Southwestern Electric Power Company’s electricity is generated using renewable fuels?

Electric plants owned by or associated with Southwestern Electric Power Company generate 0% of their electricity from renewable fuel types.

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2021-12-31