Officers and Directors


Richard E. Turner
Vice President, Business Development

Richard oversees project management, process improvement activities, emerging technologies, renewable energy development, asset optimization and infrastructure initiatives, and new construction activities.

Richard has been with EPE since 1988, holding various positions including Assistant Vice President and Director of Corporate Development, Corporate Project Manager, Regulatory Compliance and Reporting Manager, Supervisor of Regulatory Compliance and Resource Planning engineer. Richard has successfully led our development and integration of solar resources, making EPE a leader in utility-scale solar energy production that benefits all of our customers. Richard’s leadership and his team were also successful in securing the Department of Energy Smart Grid Investment Grant that led to the implementation of the Distribution Automation technology. He continues to lead his team in the construction of new generation resources for the Company.

Richard is a native El Pasoan, holding a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and a Masters in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from University of Texas at El Paso.  He is also a licensed Professional Engineer in Texas and has certification as a Project Manager Professional from the Project Management Institute.