El Paso Electric Rate Increase

Posted By: Scott Lynch Legislative Updates,

El Paso Electric is proposing a rate increase. The average customer will see a 13.5% increase in their electric bill. EPAA has filed a protest with the Texas Public Utilities Commission. The El Paso City Council is unanimously opposed to the rate increase and has scheduled a series of community meetings to gather public comments. Below is a schedule of the community meetings. If you are opposed to the rate increase, it is imperative that you show up to the meetings and express your concerns. 

Sept. 2, 6 p.m., virtual, online link: https://bit.ly/2WfpEI7; or audio at 915-213-4096 with conference lD: 277 114 547# (Mission Valley District 6)

Sept. 8, 6 p.m., virtual, online link: https://bit.ly/3AVUOmC, or audio at 915-213-4096 with conference ID: 648 579 174# (East-Lower Valley District 7)

Sept. 9, 6:15 p.m., in person at Mesita Elementary School, 3307 N. Stanton St. (West Side District 1)

Sept. 13, 6 p.m., in person at Memorial Senior Center, 1800 Bryon St. (West-Central District 2)

Sept. 15, 5:30 p.m., in-person at Carnitas Queretaro restaurant at 9077 Gateway West Blvd. (East-Central District 3)

Sept. 16, 6 p.m., virtual, online link: https://bit.ly/3sz1STm, or audio 915-213-4096 with conference ID: 703 135 764# (East Side District 5)