July 28, 2014 4:01 AM ET

Electric Utilities

Company Overview of Southwestern Electric Power Company

Company Overview

Southwestern Electric Power Company is engaged in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electric power in northeastern and panhandle of Texas, northwestern Louisiana, and western Arkansas. The company also supplies and markets electric power at wholesale to other electric utility companies, municipalities, rural electric cooperatives, and other market participants. It serves natural gas and oil production, petroleum refining, pulp and paper manufacturing, chemicals, food processing, and metal refining industries, as well as various military installations, colleges, and universities. In addition, the company owns and operates a lignite coal mining operation. It serves approximatel...

1 Riverside Plaza

Columbus, OH 43215

United States

Founded in 1912

1,449 Employees



Key Executives for Southwestern Electric Power Company

Age: 54
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 46
Director of Business Operations
President of PSO and Director of PSO
Age: 69
Chief Accounting Officer and Controller
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Southwestern Electric Power Company Key Developments

Southwestern Electric Power Company Begins Commercial Operation of the New 600-Megawatt (MW) John W. Turk, Jr. Power Plant

Southwestern Electric Power Company began commercial operation of the new 600-megawatt (MW) John W. Turk, Jr. Power Plant near Fulton, Ark., in Hempstead County. Turk generates electricity more efficiently at higher temperatures, requires less coal and produces fewer emissions to generate the same amount of power as existing coal units.

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