Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
El Paso Electric Company (the "Company") is a public utility engaged in the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity in an area of approximately 10,000 square miles in west Texas and southern New Mexico. The Company also serves a full requirements wholesale customer in Texas. The Company owns or has significant ownership interests in six electrical generating facilities providing it with a net dependable generating capability of approximately 1,765 MW. For the year ended December 31, 2012, the Company’s energy sources consisted of approximately 46% nuclear fuel, 32% natural gas, 6% coal, 16% purchased power and less than 1% generated by wind turbines. The Company serves approximately 384,000 residential, commercial, industrial, public authority and wholesale customers. ... More ...