Newman Unit 6

Newman Unit 6 is needed to continue to provide reliable power while unleashing EPE's renewable energy potential. As our region, customer base, and enery needs continue to grow, we are committed to providing reliable power. We believe that innovation is central to achieving a brighter and cleaner future for our community. That’s why we’re replacing older and less efficient generation units with Newman Unit 6 — a state-of-the-art 228-megawatt natural gas generation unit. 

  • Newman Unit 6 is a state-of-the-art 228 megawatt (MW) natural gas generation unit
  • We will replace three older, less-efficient units that are 60+ years old
    (Newman Units 1 & 2, and Rio Grande Unit 7)
  • 600 million gallons of water per year will be saved
  • It is located at the existing Newman Power Station in Northeast El Paso, TX
  • It can turn on and off within minutes to quickly respond to customer energy usage and the variability of renewable sources
  • EPE is a regulated utility who provides electricity and does not produce natural gas
  • EPE meets all environmental standards

For more detailed information regarding the new generation unit, click on the link below.

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