About Us

Cleco's Pineville headquartersCleco is a regulated utility company headquartered in Pineville, Louisiana. In business since 1935, the company has approximately 1,200 employees serving approximately 287,000 customers in Louisiana through its retail business and supplies wholesale power in Louisiana and Mississippi. We offer reasonable rates, reliable service and a customer-focused workforce.

Cleco owns 10 generating units with a total nameplate capacity of 3,333 megawatts, 11,830 miles of distribution lines and 1,300 miles of transmission lines.  

We use multiple generating sources and multiple fuels to serve our customers. In addition to power generated by Cleco units, we have access to purchased power when it's needed and when it's more cost effective than our generation.