Western Farmers Electric Cooperative
|Headquarters||701 NE 7th St.|
Anadarko, OK 73005
|Key people||J.M. Shafer, CEO|
|Industry||Electric Producer & Distributor|
|Revenue||$391.1 million (2007)|
|Net income||▲ $14.1 million (2007)|
Western Farmers Electric Cooperative operates as a generation and transmission cooperative that provides electric services in Oklahoma.
As of December 31, 2006, it owned and operated 4 generating plants, including 2 located in Anadarko, 1 in Mooreland, and 1 near Hugo, Oklahoma; and owned and maintained approximately 3,600 miles of transmission line. The company has a combined capacity of approximately 1,400 megawatts.
Western Farmers Electric Cooperative was founded in 1941 and is headquartered in Anadarko, Oklahoma.
Out of its total 1,215 MW of electric generating capacity in 2005 (0.11% of the U.S. total), WFEC produced 63.3% from natural gas and 36.7% from coal. All of WFEC's power plants are in Oklahoma.
Existing coal-fired power plants
|Plant Name||State||County||Year(s) Built||Capacity||2007 CO2 Emissions||2006 SO2 Emissions|
|Hugo||OK||Choctaw||1982||446 MW||3,545,000 tons||9,363 tons|
Articles and Resources
- Consolidated Financial Statements, Western Farmers Electric Cooperative, Dec. 31, 2007.
- Western Farmers Electric Cooperative, BusinessWeek Company Insight Center, accessed Sept. 2008.
- Existing Electric Generating Units in the United States, 2005, Energy Information Administration, accessed April 2008.
- Environmental Integrity Project, Dirty Kilowatts: America’s Most Polluting Power Plants, July 2007.
- Dig Deeper, Carbon Monitoring for Action database, accessed Aug. 2008.