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 6,846 industrial customer accounts, 75,067 commercial customers and 466,358 residential customer accounts served by the provider. The residential electricity rate for customers of Southwestern Electric Power Company is, on average, 12.58 cents per kilowatt hour. This is 10.82% less than the nationwide average rate of 14.11 cents. Southwestern Electric Power Company had total sales and disposition of 23,729,218 megawatt hours in 2020, of which 16,253,923 megawatt hours were from retail sales and 6,682,802 were via wholesale channels. Power generation plants owned by Southwestern Electric Power Company generated 13,442,167 megawatt hours and an additional 10,287,051 megawatt hours were purchased on the wholesale market. Their total revenue in 2020 from electricity activities was $1,725,432,900, with 82.30% coming from retail sales to end users and 10.44% from sales to the wholesale electricity market.

The average residential power bill for a customer of Southwestern Electric Power Company is $145.92 per month. Customers of the supplier pay 15.85% more compared to other citizens of the United States. Southwestern Electric Power Company is ranked as the 86th highest electricity producer out of 3509 suppliers in the nation. The company is the 37th highest generator of megawatt hours from coal out of 3509 electric suppliers in the US. Southwestern Electric Power Company is the 84th largest electricity company out of 3509 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 3509 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$0.271/kWh$0.086/kWh$360.51/mo.$73.39/mo.
1719th12.58¢Southwestern Electric Power Company's Average residential price per kWh
2497th$145.92Average 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 75th largest generator of megawatt hours from non-renewable fuel sources in the country.

Southwestern Electric Power Company ranks 103rd out of 3509 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
Top 3 Lowest Average Residential Monthly Bill
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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
Arkansas124,873383,424,671318.49%
Louisiana233,949742,318,067446.87%
Texas189,450737,002,1642434.64%

Southwestern Electric Power Company County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Benton County284,333612.18$124.91/mo
Bienville Parish12,981311.23$133.84/mo
Bossier Parish128,746212.51$151.62/mo
Bowie County92,8935411.77$139.71/mo
Caddo Parish237,848112.74$154.38/mo
Camp County12,464311.35$136.03/mo
Carroll County28,260411.87$127.88/mo
Cass County28,454311.51$137.75/mo
Childress County6,6645410.52$126.14/mo
Collingsworth County2,652214.56$125.34/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 4,603,279.015,012,459,473.81,088.89
Hempstead County AR Coal 3,843,079.013,404,516,583.27885.88
Benton County AR Coal 3,040,4243,139,069,794.951,032.44
Harrison County TX Coal 2,871,838.993,089,806,842.081,075.9
Shreveport LA Natural Gas 2,805,9511,083,102,000.68386
De Soto Parish LA Coal 1,044,276.021,235,085,407.641,182.72
Lake Cherokee CDP TX Natural Gas 185,165118,121,747.52637.93
Shreveport LA Natural Gas 44,54629,768,835.46668.27

Southwestern Electric Power Company Fuel Makeup

COAL
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
Coal
75.14%
NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
24.80%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.06%

Cities Southwestern Electric Power Company Has Coverage

* 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 $145.92.

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 302 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 8 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 12.58 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: 2022-09-27