El Paso Electric is a Texas-based public utility company engaged in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity in the Southwestern U.S. The company principally serves retail customers in the El Paso, Texas and Las Cruces, New Mexico markets through its portfolio of nuclear, natural gas, coal, solar, and wind power plants. The vast majority of the total power produced by El Paso Electric is derived from its nuclear and natural gas facilities. The company generates most of its revenue from the production and sale of energy. Distribution service fees also represent a significant income stream. El Paso Electric primarily serves residential and small industrial customers, but also participates in wholesale transactions with local military installations and universities.
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