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General Water Heating Tips

Hot water is one modern convenience most people couldn’t live without. But did you know that water heating is the second largest energy expense in your home (after heating and cooling)? It typically accounts for 18 percent of your utility bill.

Alabama’s Electric Cooperatives Urge Electrical Safety for Pokemon Go Players

Alabama’s electric cooperatives warn players of the augmented reality game Pokémon Go to stay away from power lines, transformers, and substations when playing the game.


The cooperatives encourage users to exercise extreme caution when playing this new global phenomenon. The reality game is drawing players into some dangerous situations. Electric utilities cannot control where the Pokémon appear, making it important for players to make sure they catch their Pokémon from a safe distance.

What A Storm

Pioneer Electric Cooperative linemen worked tirelessly this past weekend to restore power to over 4,000 members in Butler, Conecuh, Covington, Crenshaw, Dallas and Monroe counties after summer thunderstorms left many trees and poles down throughout their coverage territory.

PEC Participates in Statewide Linemen Appreciation Day Event

Pioneer Electric Cooperative acknowledged June 6, 2016 as Alabama Lineman Appreciation Day by providing linemen with breakfast before joining representatives from Alabama’s 22 electric cooperatives, Alabama Power Company and the state’s municipally owned electric utilities at the Riverwalk Stadium in Montgomery, Alabama yesterday morning.

2016 Scholarship Recipients Announced

Pioneer Electric Cooperative recently presented Greenville High School graduating senior Saloni Patel and Lowndes Academy graduating senior Millie Motes with 2016 Electric Cooperative Foundation, Inc.

Economic Update: The Power of Relationships

By:  Vice President of Economic Development and Legal Affairs Cleve Poole


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