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Pioneer offers a few options for the handling of capital credits after you have passed. The method chosen determines the pace at which the credits will be retired and to whom the checks can be made payable.

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July 9, 2024

Pioneer Holds 3rd Energy Camp

Pioneer Electric Cooperative recently wrapped up its third annual summer Energy Camp, a camp designed to inspire students from Champaign, Miami, and Shelby counties. This year’s STEM-focused camp had nearly 40 students split into two sessions, from June 11 to 13 in Piqua and June 25 to 27 in Urbana. The camp was open to students entering grades 5 through 7, who have interest in energy, energy efficiency, engineering, and electric cooperatives. Reflecting Pioneer Electric’s commitment to community and dedication to education, the camp underscored two of the cooperative’s seven core principles: Commitment to Community and Education, Training, and Information....

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June 17, 2024

Managing summer energy use: Reduce peak demand and save money

As temperatures rise in the summer, keeping your house comfortable can lead to additional use of air conditioning units and in turn, higher electricity bills. By improving energy conservation, you can help your electric cooperative reduce demand — saving both energy and money. During the summer, peak loads occur during times when electricity use is at its highest. This typically happens in the middle of a hot afternoon, when air conditioners are running to offset the outside temperatures, and around dinnertime, when families are cooking, taking showers, washing dishes, and doing laundry. During the summer months, peak alerts are likely...

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June 17, 2024

Signs your HVAC is in Trouble

Your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning system is one of the most important and expensive systems in your home. Detecting issues early can help you plan for repairs or equipment replacement. Equipment functionality issues can affect your electricity use, which may result in higher energy bills. The age of your equipment can be a major factor in function. The lifespan of a heating and cooling system ranges from 15 to 20 years. Proper maintenance and lower use can increase the life of the equipment. To find out the age of your system, look for the manufactured date printed on the...

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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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