El Paso Electric Company Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Trading

On Tuesday, December 4, directors, executives and guests of Texas-based El Paso Electric Company will visit the New York Stock Exchange to mark the company’s 10th anniversary of trading on the NYSE.


To mark this occasion, Chief Executive Officer Thomas (Tom) V. Shockley will accompany Lineman Adrian (Travis) Gonzales to ring The Opening Bell.  Travis was one of many El Paso Electric Company employees sent to New York to assist with power restoration efforts in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.


El Paso Electric Company (NYSE: EE)

El Paso Electric is a regional electric utility providing generation, transmission, and distribution service to approximately 384,000 retail and wholesale customers in a 10,000 square mile area of the Rio Grande Valley in west Texas and southern New Mexico.  El Paso Electric has a net dependable generating capability of 1,785 MW, plus 99 MW of renewable purchased power (including the Macho Springs Solar Project). El Paso Electric’s common stock trades on the NYSE Euronext Exchange under the symbol “EE.” For more information about El Paso Electric Company please visit www.epelectric.com.