Southwestern Electric Power Company

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About Southwestern Electric Power Company

Southwestern Electric Power Company serves electricity to 3 states in the country. The organization is an investor owned organization. There are 6,855 industrial customer accounts, 74,792 commercial customers and 465,410 residential customer accounts served by the provider. The residential electricity rate for customers of Southwestern Electric Power Company is, on average, 35.57 cents per kilowatt hour , which is above the United States average rate of 13.67 cents per kilowatt hour. The company had sales of 6,682,802 megawatt hours in 2020 through the wholesale market. The electricity sourced by Southwestern Electric Power Company is made up of multiple electricity sources including 13,442,167 megawatt hours generated at power plants owned by the company and 10,287,051 purchased on wholesale channels. The revenue for Southwestern Electric Power Company in 2020 from electricity sales was $1,725,432,900, with $180,170,400 coming from sales to the wholesale market and $1,420,046,300 from retail sales to end users.

The average residential power bill for a customer of Southwestern Electric Power Company is $381.47 per month. Customers of the supplier pay 215.33% more compared to other citizens of the United States. Southwestern Electric Power Company is ranked as the 94th highest electricity producer out of 3510 suppliers in the nation. The company is the 42nd highest generator of megawatt hours from coal out of 3510 electric suppliers in the US. Southwestern Electric Power Company is the 84th largest electricity company out of 3510 electricity companies in the United States based on number of customers.

Southwestern Electric Power Company Net Metering

Luckily, Southwestern Electric Power Company offers net metering choices to their consumers. This is a positive for any consumer considering purchasing personal solar panels, as net metering allows them to sell their unneeded kilowatt hours into the grid.

Energy Loss

Electricity companies routinely submit data for energy lost through electricity transmission to government agencies who track infrastructure efficiencies. Southwestern Electric Power Company recently reported a loss of 2.83% of the total electricity generation amount. The countrywide energy loss average is 2.76%, giving Southwestern Electric Power Company a rank of 340th best out of 3510 providers who report energy loss in the nation.

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 Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.912/kWh$0.254/kWh$1215.19/mo.$215.08/mo.
2882nd35.57¢Southwestern Electric Power Company's Average residential price per kWh
2914th$381.47Average monthly electricity 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 the 82nd largest generator of megawatt hours from non-renewable fuel sources in the country.

Southwestern Electric Power Company ranks 103rd out of 3510 suppliers in the nation for total electricity generation from natural gas.

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

340 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
Arkansas124,456346,427,571318.65%
Louisiana233,539681,363,699447.5%
Texas189,062650,476,4182833.85%

Southwestern Electric Power Company County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Benton County284,333611.69$115.66/mo
Bienville Parish12,981310.84$125.18/mo
Bossier Parish128,746211.90$137.82/mo
Bowie County92,893311.69$134.45/mo
Caddo Parish237,848112.11$139.98/mo
Camp County12,464310.97$127.93/mo
Carroll County28,260411.39$118.46/mo
Cass County28,454311.20$131.24/mo
Childress County6,664911.22$119.45/mo
Collingsworth County2,652214.10$115.73/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 4,328,148.994,718,332,517.441,090.15Yes
Hempstead County AR Coal 3,421,595.023,041,396,643.65888.88Yes
Benton County AR Coal 2,805,3752,943,210,172.321,049.13
Shreveport LA Natural Gas 2,768,7171,085,282,713.62391.98
Harrison County TX Coal 2,689,736.012,920,379,309.821,085.75Yes
De Soto Parish LA Coal 1,077,152.021,271,294,162.321,180.24Yes

Southwestern Electric Power Company Fuel Makeup

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
74.25%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
25.70%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.05%

Cities Southwestern Electric Power Company Has Coverage

  • Alba, TX
  • Alpena, AR
  • Anacoco, LA
  • Annona, TX
  • Antoine, AR
  • Arcadia, LA
  • Arp, TX
  • Ashdown, AR
  • Ashland, LA
  • Atlanta, TX
  • Atlanta, LA
  • Avery, TX
  • Avinger, TX
  • Avoca, AR
  • Barling, AR
  • Beaver, AR
  • Beckville, TX
  • Belcher, LA
  • Bella Vista, AR
  • Ben Lomond, AR
  • Benton, LA
  • Bentonville, AR
  • Berryville, AR
  • Bethel Heights, AR
  • Bienville, LA
  • Big Sandy, TX
  • Blanchard, LA
  • Blevins, AR
  • Bloomburg, TX
  • Blue Eye, AR
  • Blue Mountain, AR
  • Bluff City, AR
  • Bodcaw, AR
  • Bogata, TX
  • Bonanza, AR
  • Booneville, AR
  • Bossier City, LA
  • Bryceland, LA
  • Bullard, TX
  • Cale, AR
  • Callender Lake CDP, TX
  • Calvin, LA
  • Campti, LA
  • Canton, TX
  • Carthage, TX
  • Castor, LA
  • Caulksville, AR
  • Cave Springs, AR
  • Center, TX
  • Centerton, AR
  • Central City, AR
  • Childress, TX
  • Clarence, LA
  • Clarendon, TX
  • Clarksville, TX
  • Clarksville City, TX
  • Colfax, LA
  • Como, TX
  • Converse, LA
  • Cotton Valley, LA
  • Coushatta, LA
  • Cove, AR
  • Creola, LA
  • Cullen, LA
  • Cumby, TX
  • Daingerfield, TX
  • Daisy, AR
  • De Kalb, TX
  • De Queen, AR
  • DeRidder, LA
  • Decatur, AR
  • Delight, AR
  • Deport, TX
  • Detroit, TX
  • Dierks, AR
  • Dixie Inn, LA
  • Dodson, LA
  • Dodson, TX
  • Domino, TX
  • Douglassville, TX
  • Doyline, LA
  • Dry Prong, LA
  • Dubberly, LA
  • East Mountain, TX
  • East Tawakoni, TX
  • Easton, TX
  • Edgefield, LA
  • Edgewood, TX
  • Edom, TX
  • Elkins, AR
  • Elm Springs, AR
  • Emerald Bay CDP, TX
  • Emmet, AR
  • Emory, TX
  • Estelline, TX
  • Eureka Springs, AR
  • Farmington, AR
  • Fayetteville, AR
  • Fisher, LA
  • Florien, LA
  • Foreman, AR
  • Fort Smith, AR
  • Fouke, AR
  • Fruitvale, TX
  • Fulton, AR
  • Garfield, AR
  • Garland, AR
  • Gary City, TX
  • Gateway, AR
  • Gentry, AR
  • Georgetown, LA
  • Gibsland, LA
  • Gillham, AR
  • Gilliam, LA
  • Gilmer, TX
  • Gladewater, TX
  • Glenwood, AR
  • Goldonna, LA
  • Goshen, AR
  • Grand Cane, LA
  • Grand Saline, TX
  • Grannis, AR
  • Gravette, AR
  • Green Forest, 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
  • Hideaway, TX
  • Highfill, AR
  • Holly Lake Ranch CDP, TX
  • Hooks, TX
  • Hope, AR
  • 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
  • Kilgore, TX
  • Lakeport, TX
  • Lakeview, TX
  • Lavaca, AR
  • Leary, TX
  • Leesville, LA
  • Lincoln, AR
  • Lindale, TX
  • Linden, TX
  • Little Flock, AR
  • Lockesburg, AR
  • Logansport, LA
  • Lone Star, TX
  • Longstreet, LA
  • Longview, TX
  • Lowell, AR
  • Lucky, LA
  • Magazine, AR
  • Mansfield, LA
  • Mansfield, AR
  • Many, LA
  • Marietta, TX
  • Marshall, TX
  • Martin, LA
  • Maud, TX
  • McCaskill, AR
  • McNab, AR
  • Memphis, TX
  • Mena, AR
  • Midland, AR
  • Miller's Cove, TX
  • Minden, LA
  • Mineola, TX
  • Mineral Springs, AR
  • Mobeetie, TX
  • Montgomery, LA
  • Mooringsport, LA
  • Morrison Bluff, AR
  • Mount Enterprise, TX
  • Mount Lebanon, LA
  • Mount Pleasant, TX
  • Mount Vernon, TX
  • Murfreesboro, AR
  • Naples, TX
  • Nash, TX
  • Nashville, AR
  • Natchez, LA
  • Natchitoches, LA
  • Nesbitt, TX
  • New Boston, TX
  • New Chapel Hill, TX
  • New Llano, LA
  • New London, TX
  • Noble, LA
  • Noonday, TX
  • Oak Grove, AR
  • Oakhaven, AR
  • Ogden, AR
  • Oil City, LA
  • Omaha, TX
  • Ore City, TX
  • Overton, TX
  • Ozan, AR
  • Paris, AR
  • Patmos, AR
  • Pea Ridge, AR
  • Perrytown, AR
  • Pittsburg, TX
  • Plain Dealing, LA
  • Pleasant Hill, LA
  • Point, TX
  • Pollock, LA
  • Powhatan, LA
  • Prairie Grove, AR
  • Prescott, AR
  • Provencal, LA
  • Queen City, TX
  • Quitman, TX
  • Ratcliff, AR
  • Red Lick, TX
  • Redwater, TX
  • Reklaw, TX
  • Ringgold, LA
  • Robeline, LA
  • Rocky Mound, TX
  • Rodessa, LA
  • Rogers, AR
  • Rosepine, LA
  • Rosston, AR
  • Saline, LA
  • Sarepta, LA
  • Scottsville, TX
  • Scranton, AR
  • Shamrock, TX
  • Shongaloo, LA
  • Shreveport, LA
  • Sibley, LA
  • Sikes, LA
  • Siloam Springs, AR
  • Simpson, LA
  • South Mansfield, LA
  • Springdale, AR
  • Springhill, LA
  • Springtown, AR
  • Stanley, LA
  • Stonewall, LA
  • Subiaco, AR
  • Sulphur Springs, TX
  • Sulphur Springs, AR
  • Talco, TX
  • Tatum, TX
  • Tenaha, TX
  • Texarkana, TX
  • Texarkana, AR
  • Timpson, TX
  • Tira, TX
  • Tollette, AR
  • Tontitown, AR
  • Troup, TX
  • Tullos, LA
  • Turkey, TX
  • Tyler, TX
  • Uncertain, TX
  • Union Grove, TX
  • Van, TX
  • 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
  • Whitehouse, TX
  • Wickes, AR
  • Willisville, AR
  • Wills Point, TX
  • Wilton, AR
  • Winfield, TX
  • Winnfield, LA
  • Winnsboro, TX
  • Winona, TX
  • Winslow, AR
  • Winthrop, AR
  • Yantis, TX
  • 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:

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

Customers of Southwestern Electric Power Company pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $381.47.

What is the phone number for Southwestern Electric Power Company?

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

What cities does Southwestern Electric Power Company offer service to?

Southwestern Electric Power Company serves electricity to 304 cities in the country including Texas, Louisiana, and Arkansas.

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

Southwestern Electric Power Company is associated with or owns 6 power plants.

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

The average BUNDLED price of electricity for consumers of Southwestern Electric Power Company is 35.57 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

Who is the CEO of Southwestern Electric Power Company?

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

What percentage of Southwestern Electric Power Company's electricity is produced using nonrenewable fuel sources?

Southwestern Electric Power Company produces 100.00% of their electricity using nonrenewable fuels.

What percentage of Southwestern Electric Power Company's electricity is generated using renewable fuel types?

Southwestern Electric Power Company produces 0% of their electricity from renewable fuels.

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

There are 49 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Southwestern Electric Power Company including Texas, Louisiana, and Arkansas.

What company is Southwestern Electric Power Company owned by?

Southwestern Electric Power Company is owned by American Electric Power.

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

There are 3 states that receive at least some electricity coverage by Southwestern Electric Power Company including Texas, Louisiana, and Arkansas.

Last Reviewed By: Nick Reese
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2022-06-02