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Pioneer Community Energy Wins Award for 2020 Lowest Residential Electric Generation Rates in California

Rocklin, Calif. -- Energy research group Find Energy announced that Pioneer Community Energy (Pioneer) won Find Energy’s coveted award for the Lowest Residential Electricity Rate in California for 2020. Based on historical data compiled by Find Energy, Pioneer’s average residential rate was more than 10% lower than the national average.

“The Find Energy Award illustrates Pioneer’s success in keeping its commitment to provide competitive and stable rates to the communities it serves,” said Jim Holmes, Placer County Supervisor for District 3 and Pioneer Board Chairman.

Pioneer Community Energy is a locally owned provider of electricity – powering the communities we serve with competitive rates, reliable service, and a choice in energy options,” according to the Pioneer mission statement.

Pioneer considers itself a community partner with the vision to provide reliable energy solutions and positive local impact, powering today and empowering tomorrow.

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ABOUT PIONEER: Pioneer is a community-owned, not-for-profit agency serving unincorporated Placer and El Dorado Counties, and the incorporated areas of Auburn, Colfax, Lincoln, Loomis, Placerville, and Rocklin. Pioneer currently serves more than 94,000 residential and commercial accounts and will begin serving the additional 68,000 accounts in El Dorado County and Placerville January 2022. Pioneer was formed to provide electric generation at competitive and stable rates, while offering programs that deliver economic and workforce benefits for the local community.


ABOUT FIND ENERGY: Find Energy’s research is based on over 1 billion data points from government, not for profit, and private data sources about energy usages, reliability, and emissions.