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Who We Serve

Proudly serving Placer and El Dorado counties, Grass Valley and Nevada City with competitive rates and exceptional local service.

Communities We Serve

Placer County

Pioneer Community Energy began providing electricity services in 2018 to Auburn, Colfax, Lincoln, Rocklin and the Town of Loomis and most of unincorporated Placer County.

El Dorado County

Pioneer Community Energy began providing electricity services to Placerville and most of unincorporated El Dorado County in January 2022.

Grass Valley & Nevada City

Pioneer Community Energy began providing electricity services to the City of Grass Valley and Nevada City in January 2024.

Learn More About Our Impact in Your Community

Utility Service Area

Map not to scale. Grass Valley and Nevada City have been enlarged and moved closer to showcase territory.

  • Over 7,000 customers are benefitting from Pioneer’s energy services.
  • Through 2022, customers have saved $2.1 million.
  • The City of Auburn leads by example as the first city in the region to sign all city-owned facilities up for the Green100 program.
  • More than 1,000 customers enjoying the power of choice.
  • Through 2022, customers have saved $350,000.
  • In 2021, Pioneer’s board authorized a two-month bill credit to all the customers that lost homes in the River Fire.

Effective January 2024, Grass Valley customers will receive a 12% discount over PG&E’s generation rates. We are proud to bring our competitive rates and exceptional local service to Grass Valley.

  • Nearly 19,000 customers provided reliable energy.
  • Through 2022, customers saved $5 million.
  • Close to 3,000 customers are benefiting from Pioneer’s energy services.
  • Through 2022, customers have saved close to $900,000.

Effective January 2024, Nevada City customers will receive a 12% discount over PG&E’s generation rates. We are proud to bring our competitive rates and exceptional local service to Nevada City.

  • Nearly 5,000 customers served.
  • Through 2022, customers have saved $500,000.
  • Over 27,000 customers benefit from PIoneer’s services.
  • Through 2022, customers saved $9 million.
  • Nearly 38,000 energy customers served.
  • Through 2022, customers saved $16.1 million.
  • 49,000 customers have chosen Pioneer.
  • Through 2022, customers have saved $4.5 million.
The listed savings percentages and total savings are estimates based on rates, effective January 10, 2023, and projected energy usage for all customers. Interested in an individualized rate analysis? Visit our residential page.

Choose Pioneer

To better understand the many benefits of choosing Pioneer Community Energy, send us an email at info@pioneercommunityenergy.org or call our offices at (916) 758-8969 or (844) YES-PIONEER. We’ll be happy to help with your power and your choice.

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