Posted on May 11, 2022

El Paso Electric Earns 2022 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Award

El Paso Electric Earns 2022 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Award

EL PASO, Texas – El Paso Electric (EPE) is proud to announce that it has received the 2022 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy for its abilities in helping customers save on energy consumption and efforts in customer outreach and education on energy efficiency.

“We’re honored to have earned this recognition because it highlights how much our community values energy efficiency,” shares EPE Energy Efficiency Supervisor Araceli Perea. ”We will continue to support energy efficiency programs so residents and businesses can maximize their opportunities on saving energy and money.”

“We know it’s going to take all of us working together to tackle the climate crisis, and the 2022 ENERGY STAR award-winning partners are demonstrating what it takes to build a more sustainable future,” said EPA Administrator Michael S. Regan. “These companies are showing once again that taking action in support of a clean energy economy can be good not only for the environment, but also for business and customers.”

Each year, the ENERGY STAR program honors a group of businesses and organizations that have made outstanding contributions to protecting the environment through superior energy achievements. ENERGY STAR award winners lead their industries in the production, sale, and adoption of energy-efficient products, homes, buildings, services, and strategies. These efforts are essential to fighting the climate crisis and protecting public health.

Winners are selected from a network of thousands of ENERGY STAR partners. For a complete list of 2022 winners and more information about ENERGY STAR’s awards program, visit

EPE is also a recipient of the 2021 ENERGY STAR Market Leader award.

To learn more about El Paso Electric’s energy efficiency programs for Texas and New Mexico customers, visit

About El Paso Electric

El Paso Electric is a regional electric utility providing generation, transmission and distribution service to approximately 450,000 retail and wholesale customers in a 10,000-square mile area of the Rio Grande valley in west Texas and southern New Mexico.


ENERGY STAR® is the government-backed symbol for energy efficiency, providing simple, credible, and unbiased information that consumers and businesses rely on to make well-informed decisions. Thousands of industrial, commercial, utility, state, and local organizations—including more than 40 percent of the Fortune 500®—rely on their partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to deliver cost-saving energy efficiency solutions. Since 1992, ENERGY STAR and its partners helped American families and businesses avoid more than $500 billion in energy costs and achieve more than 4 billion metric tons of greenhouse gas reductions. More background information about ENERGY STAR’s impacts can be found at and state-level information can be found at


Photo details: El Paso Electric Energy Efficiency Team with 2022 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Award. (L to R) Antonio Reyes, Evelyn Favela, Linda Montes, Araceli Perea, Cheryl Mele, Don Johnson.

Photo details: 2022 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Award presented to El Paso Electric.

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