Rate Tariffs

Typical residential bills consist of the following tariff schedule components:

  • TX Residential Service
    • 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 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 12 p.m. and 6 p.m., during the Summer season (June through September) can benefit from this energy charge option due to its significantly lower price than the Standard rate option.
  • Federal Tax Refund Factor - FTRF
    • The customer rate credit reflected in this tariff is calculated for each rate class as a percent (%) factor and then applied to the non-fuel base rate charges of the customer bill. The reduction will appear as a separate line item on the customers monthly bill and shall be titled "Federal Tax Credit".
  • Fixed Fuel Factor
    • Fuel Charge: This charge recovers the cost of coal, oil, natural gas, uranium and any other fuels used to generate the electricity we produce and power we purchase from other utilities.

  • Fuel Interim Refund
    • A fuel refund will be applied to a customers bill per kWh during the period of (4) four months starting June 2019 or direct assigned for a one time refund in June 2019 per the tariff.
  • Energy Efficiency Cost Recovery Factor - EECRF
    • 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.

  • Military Base Discount Recovery Factor - MBDRF
    • This charge recovers the total base rate discount provided to military base facilities pursuant to the TX Military Base Rate Discount tariff schedule.
  • Supplemental El Paso City Franchise Fee
    • The Supplemental El Paso City Franchise is to recover the associated costs of the franchise fees charged by the City of El Paso. This fee applies only to customers that are billed for electric service within the El Paso city limits.

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

To view the tariff schedules, 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







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 Purchased Power Adjustments

Disclaimer: The tariff schedules provided above are for informational purposes only.  The official tariff schedules are on file with the Public Utility Commission of Texas 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.