Shreveport - AEP/SWEPCO

Frank Crockett
Shreveport - AEP/SWEPCO
428 Travis Street
Shreveport, LA 71101
  Phone: 318.673.3170
http://www.swepco.com
fecrockett@aep.com
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AEP Southwestern Electric Power Company (AEP SWEPCO) operates in East Texas, the Texas Panhandle, Northwestern Louisiana, and the Western edge of Arkansas. AEP SWEPCO is one of the operating companies in the American Electric Power family. SWEPCO has been providing affordable and reliable electricity to customers since 1912. The company has 520,415 retail customers made up of 441,443 residential, 71264 commercial, 7,164 industrial and 544 public entity/highway lighting accounts. The total generating capability is 5,273 megawatts, however, more electric power is available through the American Electric Power transmission system. Energy production by fuel type (% of total) for SWEPCO-owned and operated facilities is: Natural Gas @ 16% and Coal/Lignite @ 84%. Local headquarters is located in Shreveport, LA.

American Electric Power is one of the largest electric utilities in the United States, delivering electricity to more than 5 million customers in 11 states. AEP ranks among the nation's largest generators of electricity, owning nearly 38,000 megawatts of generating capacity in the U.S. AEP also owns the nation's largest electricity transmission system, a nearly 39,000-mile network that includes more 765-kilovolt extra-high voltage transmission lines than all other U.S. transmission systems combined. AEP's headquarters are in Columbus, Ohio.

CONTACTS:

Frank Crockett, CEcD
Mgr. Economic Development
AEP Southwestern Electric Power Company
428 Travis Street
Shreveport, LA 71101
318-673-3170

Keith Honey
Mgr. External Affairs - Northeast Texas
AEP Southwestern Electric Power Company
1221 Karnes Rd
Longview, TX 75604
903-234-7351

Jennifer Meyer
Mgr. External Affairs - Northeast Texas & Southwest Arkansas
AEP Southwestern Electric Power Company
3708 West Seventh Street
Texarkana, TX 75501-6324
903-223-5880


Industrial Electric Billing Comparisons    
 
kW Demand   75 1,000 50,000   Cents/  
kWh Per Month   30,000 400,000 25,000,000   kWh  
        
City Electric Utility            
               
New York, NY Consolidated Edision $6,467 $85,320 $5,331,732 21.6 21.3 21.3
San Diego, CA San Diego Electric & Gas Co. $4,640 $60,602 $2,698,160 15.5 15.2 10.8
Washington, DC Potomac Electric Power Co. $6,210 $55,885 $3,423,373 20.7 14.0 13.7
Wilmington, DE Delmarva Power $3,033 $41,992 $1,984,812 10.1 10.5 7.9
Philadelphia, PA PECO Energy Company $3,404 $41,807 $2,229,994 11.3 10.5 8.9
Tampa, FL Tampa Electric Company $2,933 $38,387 $2,254,161 9.8 9.6 9.0
Atlanta, GA Georgia Power Company $2,918 $36,823 $1,930,108 9.7 9.2 7.7
Cleveland, OH Cleveland Elec. Illuminating $3,566 $36,814 $2,061,586 11.9 9.2 8.2
National Average   $3,081 $36,787 $2,015,777 10.3 9.2 8.1
Raleigh, NC Progress Energy Carolinas, Inc. $2,386 $33,406 $1,899,532 8.0 8.4 7.6
Columbia, SC South Carolina Electric & Gas $2,950 $31,992 $1,751,250 9.8 8.0 7.0
Evansville, IN Southern Indiana G & E $3,024 $30,927 $1,826,288 10.1 7.7 7.3
Parkersburg, WV Monongahela Power Company $2,243 $29,176 $1,551,998 7.5 7.3 6.2
Birmingham, AL Alabama Power Company $3,120 $27,823 $1,573,212 10.4 7.0 6.3
Richmond, VA Dominion Virginia Power $2,271 $26,043 $1,442,695 7.6 6.5 5.8
Johnstown, PA Pennsylvania Electric Co. $2,157 $25,148 $1,454,924 7.2 6.3 5.8
Charlotte, NC Duke Energy Carolinas $1,944 $25,097 $1,486,570 6.5 6.3 5.9
Louisville, KY Louisville Gas & Electric Co. $1,965 $24,854 $1,238,362 6.6 6.2 5.0
Greenville, SC Duke Energy Carolinas $1,823 $23,894 $1,107,092 6.1 6.0 4.4
AEP SWEPCO in TX AEP SWEPCO $1,711 $22,818 $1,239,858 5.7 5.7 5.0
Above rates do not include state or local taxes.      
Source: Typical industrial bills, investor-owned utilities, July 1, 2010.  Edison Electric Institute, Washington D.C