Posted on March 28, 2023

El Paso Electric Earns 2023 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Award

EL PASO, Texas – El Paso Electric (EPE) is proud to announce that it has received the 2023 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy for our dedication and commitment to helping customers save on energy consumption and efforts in customer outreach and education on energy efficiency.

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.

"We are appreciative to receive this recognition as it exemplifies the importance our community places on energy efficiency," expressed Araceli Perea, EPE Energy Efficiency Supervisor. "As we continue to champion energy efficiency programs, our mission remains unwavering – to empower residents and businesses with the necessary tools to benefit from the full potential of energy savings and help our region continue its path to decarbonization.”

Winners are selected from a network of thousands of ENERGY STAR® partners. For a complete list of 2023 winners and more information about the ENERGY STAR® awards program, visit

EPE is also a recipient of the 2022 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year and 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 energy provider that is engaged in generation, transmission, and distribution service to power approximately 460,000 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 nearly 40% 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 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

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