Electric Power is cheaper in the Shreveport area than the national average. AEP – SWEPCO average Industrial rate is 1.5% less expensive than the state average, 33.1% less than the national average!
AEP – SWEPCO also has incentives with the maximum benefit of a 3-year demand charge reduction of 40% in year 1, 30% in year 2, and 20% in year 3 for projects over 1MW and that create more than 31 jobs.
Shreveport is sits atop the Haynesville/Bossier Shale area.
Estimates indicate 304 Tcf of recoverable natural gas for the combined Haynesville and Bossier formations.
Shreveport is a fiber rich community that can provide first class infrastructure to support data center operations. Incoming companies will have no issues finding communication infrastructure that will suit their needs.
AT&T has over 1.97 million strand miles of fiber optics in Louisiana. Additionally, there are a number of AT&T Fiber Ready buildings in the Shreveport area, where tenants have access to AT&T’s fiber-based, high-speed services.
From connected co-location to hybrid-ready cloud, a comprehensive portfolio of Hybrid IT solutions is purpose-built to accelerate business performance. CenturyLink provides total communication solutions to large and small businesses in Shreveport.
Fiber-optic based provider of high-performance communications services, including advanced voice services, internet accevss services and private networks. Conterra delivers a comprehensive suite of telecom services, including leading-edge converged services.
Offering Shreveport businesses communications solutions including VOIP phone services, high speed Internet and Ethernet, all delivered via a state-of-the-art fiber optic network.