Empire District Electric Schedules Conference Call to Discuss First Quarter and Twelve Months Ended March 31, 2015 Financial Results

JOPLIN, Mo.--()--The Empire District Electric Company (NYSE:EDE) will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss the results for the first quarter and twelve months ended March 31, 2015 on Friday, May 1, 2015, at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time (12:00 p.m. Central). The conference call will follow the Company’s earnings news release, which will be available on Thursday, April 30, 2015.

Participants in the call should dial 1-888-243-4451 and ask to be joined to The Empire District Electric Company conference call. A live webcast of the call can be accessed via the Internet on Empire’s web site at www.empiredistrict.com.

Based in Joplin, Missouri, The Empire District Electric Company (NYSE: EDE) is an investor-owned, regulated utility providing electricity, natural gas (through its wholly owned subsidiary The Empire District Gas Company), and water service, with approximately 217,000 customers in Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas. A subsidiary of the Company also provides fiber optic services. For more information regarding Empire, visit www.empiredistrict.com.

Contacts

The Empire District Electric Company
MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS:
Amy Bass, 417-625-5114
Director of Corporate Communications
abass@empiredistrict.com
or
INVESTOR RELATIONS:
Dale Harrington, 417-625-4222
Director of Investor Relations
dharrington@empiredistrict.com

Contacts

The Empire District Electric Company
MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS:
Amy Bass, 417-625-5114
Director of Corporate Communications
abass@empiredistrict.com
or
INVESTOR RELATIONS:
Dale Harrington, 417-625-4222
Director of Investor Relations
dharrington@empiredistrict.com