About Us

  • About | DEMCO is a not-for-profit local electric cooperative formed in 1938 and owned by the people who receive our services – our members.
  • Mission | DEMCO is focused on enhancing the lives of members by providing safe, reliable, and competitively priced energy services.
  • Location | DEMCO is headquartered in East Baton Rouge parish, 16262 Wax Road, Greenwell Springs, LA 70739. DEMCO has district offices located in the seven parishes we serve: Ascension, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Livingston, St. Helena, West Feliciana, and Tangipahoa.
  • Electric Distribution System | DEMCO purchases wholesale power and then distributes that power to our co-op members. Our state-of-the-art modern distribution and transmission system consists of 44 substation and transmission switching facilites behind 10 metering points. Best in class technology ensures that power is distributed reliably and efficiently. 
  • Meters/Members | DEMCO powers 113,500+ meters that serve about a half million people in seven parishes: Ascension, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Livingston, St. Helena, West Feliciana, and Tangipahoa.
  • Number of Employees | DEMCO has 254 trade and professional employees.
  • Governance | DEMCO is governed by a 13-member Board of Directors, locally elected by the membership to serve a three-year term.
  • Economic Impact | DEMCO contributed $353 million to the local economy; supported 1,103 jobs annually in our local communities; and generated $93 million in state/local tax revenues (as reported in a NRECA study 2014-2018).