DEMCO powers 113,500+ meters in a seven-parish service area: Ascension, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Livingston, St. Helena, Tangipahoa, and West Feliciana.
Service to our co-op members of DEMCO begins with a modern system of transmission and distribution facilities, with the capacity and reliability to power residential, commercial and industrial users.
The system includes ten metering points for wholesale power and 44 substations for system reliability. The primary voltage is 69 kV with 230 kV metering points and substation facilities available. The distribution system primary voltages are 14.4/24.9 kV and 7.62/13.2 kV. DEMCO also owns two mobile substations of 20 MVA and 10 MVA capacity. The electrical system is continually monitored by a Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition system (SCADA) to detect system failures and remotely control breakers and switches.
System Statistics - 2021
- Average Members Billed/Month – 114,420
- Average Member/Mile of Line – 12.7
- Total Miles of Line - 8,954
- Total kWhs Sold - 2,111,490,757
Our strategically located district offices provide for an enhanced member experience and an efficient response time when trouble arises.
The board of directors, management, and every employee are committed to making DEMCO a reliable and efficient utility. Our system and employees are ready to meet your needs.
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