Prairie Land Electric Cooperative, Inc. - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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					               Prairie Land Electric Cooperative, Inc. - Strategic SWOT Analysis
                                           Review
        Reference Code: GDPE96281SA                                                                                              Publication Date: JUL 2013

          14935 US Hwy 36, P.O. Box 360                    Phone             +1 785 8773323                         Revenue          56.6 (million USD)
          Norton, KS                                       Fax                                                      Net Profit       NA
          67654                                            Website           www.prairielandelectric.com            Employees        86
          United States                                    Exchange                                                 Industry         Power Energy

       Company Overview
       Prairie Land Electric Cooperative, Inc. (PLEC) is a rural electric utility cooperative. It provides a broad range of products and
       service solutions to residential, commercial, irrigation customers and other entities throughout the Northern Kansas region. The
       cooperative purchases power from regional wholesale power supplier under power purchase agreement for further distribution. It
       operates in the parts of 18 Northern Kansas Counties that includes Agenda, Clyde, Harlan, Mankato, Courtland, Herndon,
       Scandia, Almena, Concordia. PLEC is headquartered in Norton, Kansas, the US.
       Key Executives                                                             SWOT Analysis
                     Name                                Title                     Prairie Land Electric Cooperative, Inc., SWOT Analysis
         Allan Miller                      Chief Executive Officer                 Strengths                             Weaknesses
         Chuck Look                        Assistant to the CEO
                                                                                   Operational Network and               Interruptions in Power Supply
         Robert L. Johnson                 President                               Customer Base
                                                                                                                         Dependence on Purchased
         Gilbert Berland                   Vice President
                                                                                   Services Profile                      Power
         Kenneth Carter                    Secretary
        Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
        GlobalData                                                                 Opportunities                         Threats

                                                                                   Outlook for Electricity Demand Regulatory Obligations
        Key Competitors                                                            in the US
         Southern Pioneer Electric Company                                                                        Copper Theft
                                                                                   Growth through Infrastructure
         Kansas Electric Power Cooperative, Inc.                                   Expansion
         Kansas City Board of Public Utilities
        Mid-Kansas Electric Company, LLC.
                                                                                  Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research, GlobalData
        Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
        GlobalData


       Recent Developments

       Jul 19, 2012                  Prairie Land Electric Deploys Clevest's Smart Meter Deployment & Support Solution
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research, GlobalData




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       Table of Contents
       Table of Contents ............................................................................................................................................................................... 2
          List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
       Section 1 - About the Company.......................................................................................................................................................... 4
       Prairie Land Electric Cooperative, Inc. - Key Facts ............................................................................................................................ 4
       Prairie Land Electric Cooperative, Inc. - Key Employees ................................................................................................................... 5
       Prairie Land Electric Cooperative, Inc. - Major Products and Services .............................................................................................. 6
       Prairie Land Electric Cooperative, Inc. - History ................................................................................................................................. 7
       Prairie Land Electric Cooperative, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries ................................................................................................. 8
          Head Office ..................................................................................................................................................................................... 8
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ........................................................................................................................................................... 9
       Prairie Land Electric Cooperative, Inc. - Business Description ........................................................................................................... 9
       Prairie Land Electric Cooperative, Inc. - SWOT Analysis ................................................................................................................. 10
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 10
          Prairie Land Electric Cooperative, Inc. - Strengths ....................................................................................................................... 10
             Strength - Operational Network and Customer Base ................................................................................................................ 10
             Strength - Services Profile......................................................................................................................................................... 10
          Prairie Land Electric Cooperative, Inc. - Weaknesses .................................................................................................................. 10
             Weakness - Interruptions in Power Supply................................................................................................................................ 10
             Weakness - Dependence on Purchased Power ........................................................................................................................ 10
          Prairie Land Electric Cooperative, Inc. - Opportunities ................................................................................................................. 11
             Opportunity - Outlook for Electricity Demand in the US............................................................................................................. 11
             Opportunity - Growth through Infrastructure Expansion ............................................................................................................ 11
          Prairie Land Electric Cooperative, Inc. - Threats .......................................................................................................................... 11
             Threat - Regulatory Obligations ................................................................................................................................................ 11
             Threat - Copper Theft ................................................................................................................................................................ 11
       Prairie Land Electric Cooperative, Inc. - Key Competitors ..................................................................................................
				
DOCUMENT INFO
Description: Prairie Land Electric Cooperative, Inc. - 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. This up-to-the-minute company report will help you to formulate strategies to drive your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better. 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 Prairie Land Electric Cooperative, Inc. (PLEC) is a rural electric utility cooperative. It provides a broad range of products and service solutions to residential, commercial, irrigation customers and other entities throughout the Northern Kansas region. The cooperative purchases power from regional wholesale power supplier under power purchase agreement for further distribution. It operates in the parts of 18 Northern Kansas Counties that includes Agenda, Clyde, Harlan, Mankato, Courtland, Herndon, Scandia, Almena, Concordia. PLEC is headquartered in Norton, Kansas, the US
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