The City of Kilgore supplies and distributes water and sewer services. Options are available for natural gas service, and the regulated electric rates in the Kilgore region are some of the lowest in the nation.
Land and air transportation are favorable for materials distribution in Kilgore. We are located on Interstate 20 and Highways 259/59. I-20 is a major east–west Interstate Highway in the Southern United States. I‑20 intersects seven of the 10 primary north–south Interstates and also the east-west Interstates 10 and 30. U.S. route 259 is a north–south spur of U.S. Route 59, a north–south United States highway that is a border-to-border route, part of NAFTA Corridor Highway System.
The East Texas Regional Airport is within a five minute drive and holds the distinction of being the first civilian airport in the State and the Southwest to have a 10,000-foot runway.
The Port of Shreveport-Bossier is just 69 miles east on the Red River Waterway.
In addition to low, regulated, rates AEP/SWEPCO currently has an Experimental Economic Development Rider (EDR) available that can benefit companies in Kilgore. This EDR tariff helps discount the “demand portion” of an electric bill and extends for a three-year time span. The minimum requirements are new electric use of 1,000 kW plus new jobs. This incentive will help keep electric costs even lower for a three-year time span.
Texas Annualized Electric Rate Summary
12 months ending January 1, 2014
Residential Annualized Rates
Based on 1,000 kWh/month
SWEPCO average residential rate is 15.9% lesss expensive than the state averge and 47.5% less than the national average.
Commercial Annualized Rates
Based on 500 kW demand/180,000 kWh/month consumption
SWEPCO averge commercial rate is 21.6% less expensive that the state average and 64.5% less than the national average.
Industrial Annualized Rates
Based on 1,000k7.05W demand/400,000 kWh/month consumption
SWEPCO average industrial rate is 16% less expensive that the state average and 60.5% less than the national average.
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Solid waste disposal in the City of Kilgore is currently handled by Republic Services in Kilgore. To meet the waste disposal needs of businesses, Republic Services offers solutions for many industries including: property management, food and retail, healthcare and life sciences, industrial manufacturing and construction and demolition. Waste experts can perform waste audits to help right size services by specifying the right dumpsters or compactors and schedule to accommodate material volumes.
In addition to the reliable waste collection and disposal services that are core to the business, National Accounts Waste Stream Advisors can provide a range of consultative services to organizations with regional or nationwide sites. The company can provide cost-containment strategies, customized program design, consolidated invoicing and compliance through a single point of contact and dedicated team of industry experts.