EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – Officials with El Paso Electric (EPE) say their efforts in helping customers save money on energy consumption and education on energy efficiency are paying off.

On Thursday, EPE announced that the utility has received the 2022 ENERGY STAR Partner of the year from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy.

“We’re honored to have earned this recognition because it highlights how much our community values energy efficiency. We will continue to support energy efficiency programs so residents and businesses can maximize their opportunities on saving energy and money.”

EPE Energy Efficiency Supervisor Araceli Perea.

Each year, the program honors a group of businesses and organizations that have made outstanding contributions to protecting the environment through superior energy achievements.

Award winners lead their industries in the production, sale, and adoption of energy-efficient products, homes, buildings, services, and strategies. These efforts are essential to fighting the climate crisis and protecting public health.

Winners are selected from a network of thousands of ENERGY STAR partners. For a complete list of 2022 winners and more information about ENERGY STAR’s awards program, visit energystar.gov/awardwinners.

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