Rate Tariffs

Typical residential bills consist of the following tariff schedule components:

  • NM Residential Service Rate No. 01 
    • Customer Charge: The customer charge is to recover those costs incurred in making
      service available including meter and meter reading costs, billing. record
      keeping and customer service costs.
    • Energy Charge:The energy charge is to recover costs associated with producing and distributing electricity. Customers have two rate options: 
      • Standard - Seasonal energy charges, with the Summer season (May through October) charge  higher than in the Winter season (November through April) charge. During the Summer season, all energy use in excess of 600 kWh is billed at a higher rate than the first 600 kWh.
      • Time of Use - Customers that can easily reduce their energy use on weekdays (Monday through Friday), between 12p.m. and 8 p.m., during the Summer season (May through October) can benefit from this energy charge option due to its significantly lower price than the Standard rate option.
  • Federal Tax Credit Factor (FTCF): Credit as a percent (%) factor applied to non-fuel base rate charges. The reduction will appear as a seperate line item and titled "Federal Tax Credit".
  • Fuel and Purchased Power Cost Adjustment (FPPCAC)
    • This cost adjustment is to recover fuel and purchase power expenses. See below in Fuel & Purchased Power Cost Adjustments for current month FPPCAC and 12 month history.
  • EUERF - Efficient Use of Energy Recovery Factor Rate No. 17
    • This charge recovers the cost of energy efficiency programs from the customer classes that receive services under such programs. For information on energy efficiency programs, please click here.
  • Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) Cost Rider Rate No. 38
    • This rider is established to recover Renewable Portfolio Standard ("RPS") Compliance Costs.
  • Franchise Fees
    • This charge recovers the fee assessed by a governmental entity for the right or privilege of rendering utility service within its corporate boundaries.
  • Taxes
    • This charge recovers the tax assessed by a governmental entity for utility service rendered.

Below are all the tariff schedules applicable to all residential customers.

To view the tariffs, click the appropriate rate below. The tariff schedules are saved in PDF format, so you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view or print them. Adobe Acrobat Reader is available for free from the Adobe website. Click here to download.

You are entitled to receive information about the rates you are charged and the services available to you. Such information can be obtained by calling the El Paso Electric Customer Services Call Center at (915) 543-5970 or 1-800-351-1621. You may also make your request through e-mail to the following e-mail address: Rate Research

Most common tariff schedules for residential customers


Effective Date



Other Available Tariff Schedules






 Riders and Rate Adjustments

  • NM FPPCAC Rate No. 18
    • See Fuel & Purchased Power Cost Adjustments below for the monthly $/kWh adjustment.







 Fuel & Purchased Power Cost Adjustments

Disclaimer: The tariff schedules provided above are for informational purposes only.  The official tariff schedules are on file with the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission and shall prevail in the event of any differences.  El Paso Electric Company makes no warranty or representation that a particular tariff schedule chosen by a customer is available to or suitable for that customer. Customers are encouraged to contact El Paso Electric Company directly to make certain of the applicability of a desired tariff schedule for their service requirements.