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Orcas Power And Light Cooperative - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

  • Published: September 2011
  • 16 pages
  • GlobalData

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Orcas Power And Light Cooperative - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Summary

Orcas Power and Light Cooperative (Orcas Power) is an electric distribution cooperative. It is a member-owned electric cooperative engaged in providing electricity to the people of San Juan County. The cooperative distributes electricity to 20 islands in the archipelago of San Juan County. The cooperative has around 14,104 connections meters across its service area. The cooperative procures power from Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), and has net metering agreements with more than 30 members who generate their own electricity with small renewable solar and wind projects. Orcas Power has 1,146 miles of distribution and transmission lines of which approximately 82% are underground. It has 44 miles of overhead transmission lines. Further, the cooperative's assets include 15 distribution submarine cables, 11 transmission submarine cables, 11 substations, four warehouses, two public-access offices, and three crew stations. It provides services to industry, communities, homes, businesses, and public buildings. The cooperative is headquartered in Washington, the US.

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List of Tables
Section 1 - About the Company
Orcas Power And Light Cooperative - Key Facts
Orcas Power And Light Cooperative - Key Employees
Orcas Power And Light Cooperative - Major Products and Services
Orcas Power And Light Cooperative - History
Orcas Power And Light Cooperative - Company Statement
Orcas Power And Light Cooperative - Locations And Subsidiaries
Head Office
Other Locations & Subsidiaries
Section 2 – Company Analysis
Orcas Power And Light Cooperative - Business Description
Orcas Power And Light Cooperative - SWOT Analysis
SWOT Analysis - Overview
Orcas Power And Light Cooperative - Strengths
Strength - Clean and Renewable Fuel Mix
Strength - Efficient Liquidity Position
Strength - Average Growth Prospects
Strength - Non Profit Corporation
Weakness - Limited Operations
Weakness - High Indebtness
Weakness - Increased Operating Cost
Opportunity - Automatic Metering Infrastructure
Opportunity - Infrastructure Expansion and Up-gradation
Opportunity - Escalating Electricity Demand
Threat - Government Regulation
Threat - Seasonal Variations and Climate Conditions
Threat - Volatility in Electricity Prices
Orcas Power And Light Cooperative - Key Competitors
Section 3 – Company’s Recent Developments
Feb 16, 2011: OPALCO Makes Improvements To Olga Substation
Apr 16, 2010: OPALCO Announces Resignation Of Roger Crosby As Director
Section 4 – Appendix
Methodology
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List of Tables
Orcas Power And Light Cooperative, Key Facts
Orcas Power And Light Cooperative, Key Employees
Orcas Power And Light Cooperative, Major Products and Services
Orcas Power And Light Cooperative, History
Orcas Power And Light Cooperative, Other Locations
Orcas Power And Light Cooperative, Key Competitors

American Electric Power Company, Inc.
PG&E Corporation
Progress Energy, Inc.
First Energy Corp
Puget Sound Energy, Inc.

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