An important part of El Paso Electric’s mission is to provide safe and clean energy to the communities we serve. To accomplish this, we’ve made a commitment to generating more of our energy through renewable sources, and we’re pleased to say we’ve reached some important milestones in this undertaking.

El Paso Electric is the first utility in Texas and New Mexico to completely eliminate coal generation from its portfolio, and we’ve launched a major initiative to generate more electricity using solar technology. This section is filled with information on these initiatives and contains details about the many renewable projects that we’re currently managing.

Solar Energy

EPE is focused on reducing the amount of electricity we generate from non-renewable sources. This is evident by the many solar energy projects we’re implementing throughout our region. For details on these programs,
click on the link below.

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Community Solar

Community Solar is a new way to purchase solar power and supplement your energy needs. Our solar facilities are located throughout the region and production is shared with other El Paso Electric customers. Learn more about Community Solar here.

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About Electric Vehicles

Electric Vehicles (EVs) are rising in popularity and are set to become the future of transportation. EVs are powered by electricity, electric motors and batteries. Click here to see everything you need to know about these new vehicles.


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El Paso Electric is finding new ways to use smart technologies and creative partnerships to transform the way we use electricity. Click here to learn more about how we’re doing this for customers living in New Mexico.

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Distributed Generation

The EPE Renewable Energy Interconnection program allows customers that have a renewable system installed at their home or business to interconnect with EPE’s grid. This can reduce energy consumption and help the environment. Click here to review program details.

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Helpful Links

If you’re interested in doing more research on renewable energy, there is plenty of information available on the internet. We’ve done some research and assembled a list of helpful resources and websites for you here.

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