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September 21, 2023

Protect Yourself: Electric Utility Scams You Need to Know About

Electricity is an essential part of our daily lives, powering our homes, businesses, and countless devices. It’s crucial to stay informed and aware of potential scams that target cooperative members. Understanding how to recognize and protect yourself from these scams is important. Here are some common electric utility scams and ways to avoid falling victim to them. Impersonation scams involve scammers posing as employees or representatives of your electric cooperative. They may contact you via phone, email, or even show up at your doorstep, claiming that your bill is overdue or that there’s a technical issue with your service. Here’s...

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September 20, 2023

Pioneer adopts PURPA Standard 1, incorporates portions of Standard 2

Earlier this year, Pioneer Electric Cooperative requested the active participation and feedback from its members, via Ohio Cooperative Living and, regarding the new Demand-Response (DR) Standards and Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Standards. These requirements were introduced under the Federal Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act of 2021, amending Title I of the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act (PURPA). Cooperatives, and some other non-regulated electric utilities, were required to consider implementation of these standards. The PURPA standards, as outlined PURPA Standards to Consider are designed to: Promote energy conservation provided by electric utilities. Optimize the efficiency of electric utilities’ facilities and resource...

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We Are Powering Your Communities

Pioneer Rural Electric Cooperative, Inc., is a not-for-profit, consumer-owned electric distribution utility headquartered in Piqua, Ohio. We also have a district facility in Urbana, Ohio, providing quicker response times during outage situations and continued operations in case of a disaster.






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Everything we do revolves around you – our community. Pioneer brings the focus to our local communities and our neighbors. That is the cooperative difference.

Power is back - Thanks for your always reliable, quick service!


Thank you..we love are a blessing


Whenever I say that I love my electric company people either look at me like am crazy, or say, "You must have Pioneer."


Thank you for always taking great care of your customers, stay safe!


Pioneer Electric Cooperative is great. So thankful that we rarely lose power, but when we do it’s fixed quickly


Love Pioneer Electric! They are the BEST!!


I would like to show our appreciation for keeping our power on, on a day when 'everyone else' didn't have power. Thank you!


I have always had faith in Pioneer over the past 40 years, but we just keep getting better.


Cable, Ohio

I am very happy with the service. Outages are almost non-existent. If there is an outage, it usually only lasts a matter of minutes. That is very important during inclement weather.

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