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Registration is Now Open For Pioneer’s 2024 Annual Meeting

New Location! Graham Elementary School.

A Sweet Legacy Tradition of Maple Syrup Making

Distribution Rate Adjustment Effective On January 1st

New Pioneer Rebates & Incentives for 2024

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February 27, 2024

Ten Children of Members Awarded Pioneer Scholarships

Pioneer Electric awarded 10 scholarships to children of members. Eight of those area high school seniors have been selected to receive Pioneer Electric Cooperative’s 2024 Children of Members scholarships, awarded to students who plan to attend a traditional college or university. Thirty-eight students throughout Pioneer’s service territory applied for the scholarships and 25 students were interviewed, by judges from outside the cooperative, to narrow the applicants to eight. The eight traditional scholarship winners, all children of Pioneer members, are: $1,500 – Riley Barhorst, Jackson Center $1,000 – Andrew Oen, Tippecanoe $500 – Eva Goubeaux, Russia $500 – Jacob Keller, Minster...

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February 1, 2024

Mark Your Calendar for the 2024 Annual Meeting @ Graham Elementary School!

We invite you to join us on Saturday, March 23, 2024, for Pioneer’s 2024 Annual Meeting. The event will include a complete recap of the work accomplished in 2023 and what’s to come in 2024. Those attending will be provided a hot breakfast. The meeting has a new location this year and will take place at Graham Elementary School in St. Paris and is open to all members of Pioneer Electric Cooperative. Registration is required. Door prizes will be awarded. Individuals must be present for a chance to win. Register Now Agenda 8:30 a.m. – Doors Open & Breakfast Served...

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January 31, 2024

Who’s on the Ballot?

One of the most unique benefits of being a member of Pioneer — or any cooperative — is your ability to democratically elect fellow members to represent you on the Pioneer boards. All of the candidates, both for trustee and county board positions, are consumer-members of Pioneer Electric and your community. They are concerned with the issues you face every day because they face them as well. Board election packets will be mailed out to all members on Friday, Feb. 16. As in the past, there are three options for voting, by mail, online, or through your SmartHub app or...

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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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Hear From Our Members

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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