• January 17, 2021

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El Paso Electric announces plan for gradual return to Standard

El Paso Electric (EPE) officials announced Friday afternoon that the utility will resume its standard billing, payment and collection practices in the coming weeks while keeping flexible payment options available for customers in need. “No one at EPE wants to see a customer disconnected for nonpayment and that is why we are asking our customers […]Read More

El Paso Electric donates $10k to ‘Books are Gems’ after

After an unfortunate accident destroyed Books are Gems‘ entire donation library, El Paso Electric stepped up Friday and donated $10k to the literary non-profit. Officials share that, back in August of this year, the storage area where Books are Gems keeps their inventory of 8,000+ books for donation was soaked beyond use, due to a […]Read More

EP Electric receives unanimous approval from PUCT for new power

Late Friday afternoon, officials with El Paso Electric (EPE) announced that the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT) unanimously approved their application for the construction of Newman Unit 6 power station. EPE officials share that Newman Unit 6 will be a “state-of-the-art natural-gas generation replacement unit, that will help meet the growing customer energy demand […]Read More

El Paso Electric sending crews to ABQ to assist with

El Paso Electric is assisting with power restoration efforts in Albuquerque after a strong summer storm swept through the central area of the state causing over 350 outages with about 2,000 customers still impacted. EPE will deploy a total 8 line workers, one supervisor and one safety representative. EPE crews are heading out this evening. […]Read More

El Paso Electric launches two new Energy Efficiency Programs

Wednesday morning, El Paso Electric (EPE) rolled out the EP Electric Marketplace and the Energy Wise Savings Program for customers. According to EPE officials, the EP Electric Marketplace is the first-ever online store with “popular energy efficiency items with an instant rebate taken off at time of purchase.” Additionally, officials share that the Energy Wise Savings […]Read More

El Paso Electric launches Electric Vehicle Community Initiative

Wednesday afternoon, officials with El Paso Electric (EPE) officially launched the region’s first utility-led EV Community. EPE officials say this is the latest initiative by the utility that serves to educate and reward the growing number of customers who are choosing to drive electric vehicles (EVs) and help protect the environment. “As the demand for EVs […]Read More

Plaza Classic Film Festival goes online starting Wednesday

The online edition of the El Paso Community Foundation’s 13th annual Plaza Classic Film Festival goes live Wednesday, August 5. Due the pandemic, this year’s Plaza Classic Film Festival is a hybrid of 14 digitally streamed films and 11 nightly pop-up drive-in movie programs, both of which run through August 9. For more information, click here. The streaming edition includes […]Read More

El Paso Electric sale complete, New Board of Directors names

Wednesday afternoon, El Paso Electric Company (EPE)  announced that its acquisition by the Infrastructure Investments Fund (IIF) has closed. The new Board of Directors has appointed Kelly Tomblin as incoming Chief Executive Officer.   Ms. Tomblin will join EPE after a three-decade career leading utilities both in the United States and internationally. Most recently, Ms. Tomblin […]Read More

El Paso Electric: Customers set record for ‘New Peak Demand’

According to El Paso Electric Company (EPE) officials on Monday, July 13, customers set a new peak demand for electricity smashing the previous peak record established in 2019. The new peak demand for electricity – approximately 2,173 megawatts (MW), 9.5% or 188 MW higher than the 2019 peak – occurred between the hours of 4 and 5 […]Read More

El Paso Electric, Texas Gas Service unite to Honor El

El Paso Electric (EPE) and Texas Gas Service have united to recognize and honor El Paso’s community heroes with a sweet gesture by donating Girl Scout cookies to every first responder within the City of El Paso’s Fire Department, Emergency Medical Services Team and 9-1-1 Dispatch. With 1,100 first responders that serve the El Paso […]Read More