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 5.93% below the national average price of 13.45 cents, resulting in the company ranking 1047th best for average electricity rate out of 3511 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.

About Southwestern Electric Power Company

Consumers of the company pay an average monthly residential electric bill of $142.77. This is 18.74% higher than the national average bill of $120.24. Generation by the company from natural gas totals 4,071,399.54 megawatt hours, which is about 27.71% of their total generation. There are 10,611,343.38 megawatt hours produced by the provider by burning coal. This ranks them the 45th highest generator in the country out of 3511 electric providers. Based on megawatt hours generated, Southwestern Electric Power Company is the 94th largest supplier out of 3511 in the country.

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

In Southwestern Electric Power Company's power plants, Coal makes up 72.22% of the fuel types used for electricity generation, with a total of 10,611,343.38 megawatt hours being produced from it. Other fuels used include Natural Gas at 27.71% and Distillate Fuel Oil at 0.08% of generation. Emissions by the provider average 838.23 kilograms of CO2 emissions per megawatt hour sold, which ranks them as the 32nd worst polluting company based on emissions per megawatt hour sold. A total of 13,748,598,263.93 kilograms of CO2 emissions are released due to the electricity sold by the company per year. This is enough to rank 63rd highest in the US. There are 11 electricity generation facilities connected to Southwestern Electric Power Company in some manner, meaning they have the 223rd most generating facilities associated with an electricity provider out of the 3511 providers in the country that we follow.

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 1077th worst out of 3511 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.
1047th12.65¢Southwestern Electric Power Company's Average residential price per kWh
1289th$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

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There was an increase in CO2 emissions of 947,604,602.19 kilograms (7.40%) from the production of electricity that was sold by Southwestern Electric Power Company over the last 12 months.

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Producing 13,748,598,263.93 kilograms of CO2 and other equivalent gases, Southwestern Electric Power Company ranks as the 63rd highest polluting electricity company in the United States out of the 3511 we follow.

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The provider is ranked 94th in the United States for total electricity generation, producing 14,693,772.81 megawatt hours.

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Southwestern Electric Power Company produces 100.00% of their total electricity production from non-renewable fuel sources. The total electricity produced from non-renewable sources is 14,693,772.81 megawatt hours, which is 81st highest out of 3511 suppliers in the country.

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Energy Loss

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

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Total Energy Loss

671,828MWh

1077 National Rank

Southwestern Electric Power Company Energy Makeup

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Southwestern Electric Power Company State Coverage

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Arkansas123,643424,704,371321.15%
Louisiana233,343629,062,098440.96%
Texas188,266764,651,7393637.89%

Southwestern Electric Power Company County Coverage

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Benton County279,141611.50$119.75/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 County28,380310.39$119.39/mo
Cass County30,026312.00$141.31/mo
Childress County7,306412.67$106.96/mo
Collingsworth County2,920314.90$110.48/mo

Power Plants Owned by Southwestern Electric Power Company

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Titus County TX Coal 4,390,846.994,857,271,721.961,106.23YesNo DataIcon representing missing value.
Hempstead County AR Coal 3,331,452.012,959,170,892.19888.25YesNo DataIcon representing missing value.
Shreveport LA Natural Gas 3,096,3771,196,909,545.72386.55No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Gentry AR Coal 2,730,7312,894,854,139.521,060.1No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Hallsville TX Coal 2,467,009.012,702,541,889.741,095.47YesNo DataIcon representing missing value.
De Soto Parish LA Coal 865,605.011,014,050,654.541,171.49YesNo DataIcon representing missing value.
Marion County TX Natural Gas 700,852442,063,818.7630.75No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Gregg County TX Natural Gas 132,39883,672,330.28631.98No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Springdale AR Natural Gas 48,19134,525,664.46716.43No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Mooringsport LA Natural Gas 25,67816,111,987.36627.46No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Southwestern Electric Power Company Fuel Makeup

COAL
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Coal
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Coal
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Coal
Coal
72.22%
NATURAL GAS
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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 electricity rate for Southwestern Electric Power Company customers?

The average 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 bill for Southwestern Electric Power Company customers each month?

The average monthly electric bill for customers of Southwestern Electric Power Company is $142.77. The nationwide average is $120.24.

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: 2021-08-25