Why El Paso Electric

For over 120 years, El Paso Electric Company has worked to help our region grow by providing safe, sustainable and reliable energy for our customers. El Paso Electric understands that affordable and reliable electrical service is a key component of growth for businesses of all sizes. We offer a variety of resources to help businesses achieve their goals and succeed in our service region, because it’s our home. 

Our Service Territory at a Glance

  • El Paso Ranked #1 Most Affordable U.S. Major City1
  • 3 Foreign Trade Zones
  • Strategic Location-Largest metro area on the Texas-Mexico border

  • Largest bilingual and bicultural workforce in the western hemisphere
  • Median age of workforce is 32
  • El Paso ranked in Top 10 Metropolitan Exporters in the U.S.2

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Customer Focused

Service Extensions
Service Extensions

  • EPE will work with customers to prepare detailed plans, specifications or cost estimates
  • Ability to recoup deposit on an accelerated timeframe

Development Processes
Development Processes

  • EPE works collaboratively with our community partners in the region to provide turnkey development services
  • Vertically-owned utility ensures communication between departments; streamlines resolution process

Personal Service
Personal Service 

  • El Paso Electric employees reside in the service territory and are personally invested in the growth of our region
  • Dedicated representative on your project from start to finish


Reliability & Resiliency

Number #1 in Texas
Ranked Best Reliability in Texas

EPE has consistently ranked among the top 2 electric utilities in Texas in system reliability ratings for both SAIFI (System Average Interruption Frequency Index) and SAIDI (System Average Interruption Duration Index) for more than a decade.

  • SAIDI = total duration of interruptions
  • SAIFI = total number of interruptions

Sustainable, Energy Efficient Operations
Sustainable, Energy Efficient Operations 

  • EPE’s generation portfolio is 100% coal-free and contains 115 Megawatts (“MW”) of solar capacity.
  • Among the top 100 power producers in the U.S., EPE ranked in the top 20% for lowest total CO2 emissions3. Click here
    to learn more. 


Contact Us
Contact us via email: ed@epelectric.com



1 https://www.move.org/lowest-cost-of-living-by-us-city/ June 2019
2 https://www.trade.gov/mas/ian/metroreport/tg_ian_003084.asp Ranked by 2018 Export Value
3 M.J. Bradley & Associates (2017). Benchmarking Air Emissions of the 100 Largest Electric Power Producers in the United States.

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