Western Farmers Electric Cooperative - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Jul, 2015 |    No of Pages: 25 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Western Farmers Electric Cooperative - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides a comprehensive insight into the company’s history, corporate strategy, business structure and operations. The report contains a detailed SWOT analysis, information on the company’s key employees, key competitors and major products and services.

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Scope

- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy – GlobalData’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
- SWOT analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list of key locations and subsidiaries of the company, including contact details.

Highlights

Western Farmers Electric Cooperative (WFEC) is a generation and transmission cooperative. The cooperative owns and operates five generating plants, fueled by coal and gas, three in Anadarko, one in Mooreland, and one near Hugo. WFEC also owns and maintains more than 3,700 miles of transmission line, 272 substations and 59 switch stations. The cooperative has a combined capacity of over 2,400 MW, including hydropower allocation and other contract power purchases. Its member-owners consist of 22 distribution cooperatives, 18 in Oklahoma and four in New Mexico, and a United States Air Force base. WFEC is headquartered in Anadarko, Oklahoma, the US.

Western Farmers Electric Cooperative Key Recent Developments

Apr 20, 2015: WFEC Board of Trustees Elects Officers
Jan 19, 2015: Western Farmers Electric Cooperative Signs 50 MW Renewable Energy Purchase Agreement With Apex Clean Energy, Saves Money For Oklahoma Consumers
Nov 14, 2013: REPA signed with new wind farm developer
Nov 12, 2013: Apex Clean Energy And Western Farmers Electric Cooperative Announce 100 MW Renewable Energy Purchase
Aug 29, 2013: OEC to include 28 MVA Bridge Creek power substation to reduce overloading

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 5
Section 1 - About the Company 6
Western Farmers Electric Cooperative - Key Facts 6
Western Farmers Electric Cooperative - Key Employees 7
Western Farmers Electric Cooperative - Key Employee Biographies 8
Western Farmers Electric Cooperative - Major Products and Services 9
Western Farmers Electric Cooperative - Key Operational Summary 10
Western Farmers Electric Cooperative, Share of Installed Capacity by Fuel Type (Power Generation), 2010 10
Western Farmers Electric Cooperative - History 11
Western Farmers Electric Cooperative - Company Statement 13
Western Farmers Electric Cooperative - Locations And Subsidiaries 14
Head Office 14
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 14
Section 2 – Company Analysis 15
Western Farmers Electric Cooperative - Business Description 15
Western Farmers Electric Cooperative - Corporate Strategy 16
Western Farmers Electric Cooperative - SWOT Analysis 17
SWOT Analysis - Overview 17
Western Farmers Electric Cooperative - Strengths 17
Strength - Association with Touchstone Energy 17
Strength - Market Position 17
Strength - Increase in Sales of Electricity 17
Western Farmers Electric Cooperative - Weaknesses 18
Weakness - Increase in Operational Expenses 18
Western Farmers Electric Cooperative - Opportunities 19
Opportunity - Rising Demand for Electricity 19
Opportunity - Power Purchase Agreements 19
Opportunity - Positive Outlook for Renewable Energy 19
Western Farmers Electric Cooperative - Threats 20
Threat - Fluctuations in Demand and Power Loses 20
Threat - Legal and Political Framework 20
Threat - Distribution Network Safety 20
Western Farmers Electric Cooperative - Key Competitors 21
Section 3 – Company’s Recent Developments 22
Apr 20, 2015: WFEC Board of Trustees Elects Officers 22
Jan 19, 2015: Western Farmers Electric Cooperative Signs 50 MW Renewable Energy Purchase Agreement With Apex Clean Energy, Saves Money For Oklahoma Consumers 23
Oct 14, 2014: Graphic highlights bureaucratic maze of EPA’s Clean Power Plan 24
Section 4 – Appendix 25
Methodology 25
About GlobalData 25
Contact Us 25
Disclaimer 25

List of Tables

Western Farmers Electric Cooperative, Key Facts 6
Western Farmers Electric Cooperative, Key Employees 7
Western Farmers Electric Cooperative, Key Employee Biographies 8
Western Farmers Electric Cooperative, Major Products and Services 9
Western Farmers Electric Cooperative, Share of Installed Capacity by Fuel Type, MW, 2010 10
Western Farmers Electric Cooperative, History 11
Western Farmers Electric Cooperative, Other Locations 14
Western Farmers Electric Cooperative, Subsidiaries 14
Western Farmers Electric Cooperative, Key Competitors 21

List of Figures

Western Farmers Electric Cooperative, Share of Installed Capacity by Fuel Type, MW, 2010 10


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