El Paso Electric to Present at the Bear Stearns Global Credit Conference And To Host Analyst Meeting

Apr 16, 2001, 01:00 ET from El Paso Electric

    EL PASO, Texas, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- El Paso Electric (Amex:   EE) (EPE)
 will be presenting at the Bear Stearns Global Credit Conference and will
 webcast an analyst presentation while in New York City.  EPE will be
 represented by Gary R. Hedrick, Executive Vice-President, Chief Financial and
 Administrative Officer, Kathryn Hood, Treasurer and Cynthia Gamez, Manager of
 Investor Relations.  The presentations will address EPE's first quarter
 results and accomplishments, as well as future growth opportunities that exist
 for the company.
     The Bear Stearns Global Credit Conference will be held at the Waldorf
 Astoria, April 24-26.  EPE's 45 minute presentation will be on April 25 at
 3 p.m.
     EPE will also host an Analyst Meeting on April 25, at 7:30 p.m. ET.  The
 analyst presentation will be webcast live and available at:
 
     Webcast Address:  http://www.epelectric.com
                       http://www.streetevents.com
 
     El Paso Electric is an electric utility serving approximately
 304,000 retail customers in El Paso, Texas and areas of the Rio Grande valley
 in west Texas and southern New Mexico, and providing electric service to
 wholesale customers in New Mexico, Texas, California, and Mexico.  EPE's
 common stock trades on the American Stock Exchange under the symbol EE.
 
 

SOURCE El Paso Electric
    EL PASO, Texas, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- El Paso Electric (Amex:   EE) (EPE)
 will be presenting at the Bear Stearns Global Credit Conference and will
 webcast an analyst presentation while in New York City.  EPE will be
 represented by Gary R. Hedrick, Executive Vice-President, Chief Financial and
 Administrative Officer, Kathryn Hood, Treasurer and Cynthia Gamez, Manager of
 Investor Relations.  The presentations will address EPE's first quarter
 results and accomplishments, as well as future growth opportunities that exist
 for the company.
     The Bear Stearns Global Credit Conference will be held at the Waldorf
 Astoria, April 24-26.  EPE's 45 minute presentation will be on April 25 at
 3 p.m.
     EPE will also host an Analyst Meeting on April 25, at 7:30 p.m. ET.  The
 analyst presentation will be webcast live and available at:
 
     Webcast Address:  http://www.epelectric.com
                       http://www.streetevents.com
 
     El Paso Electric is an electric utility serving approximately
 304,000 retail customers in El Paso, Texas and areas of the Rio Grande valley
 in west Texas and southern New Mexico, and providing electric service to
 wholesale customers in New Mexico, Texas, California, and Mexico.  EPE's
 common stock trades on the American Stock Exchange under the symbol EE.
 
 SOURCE  El Paso Electric