Posts by Ryan Hakes


Two companies with deep ties to America’s electric cooperatives and other community-owned utilities are combining forces. Pioneer acquired Missouri-based ARC Media, a digital marketing and communications agency with particular expertise in social media services for electric cooperatives. Learn how this move will strengthen utilities!

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Spotlight on #UtilityPioneers

Spotlight on #UtilityPioneers


Posted By on Mar 26, 2020

NRECA’s Spotlight on Excellence Awards program, notified 2020 winners last week. We (giddily) ran through the list and were excited to see Alaska and Oregon Pioneer partners shining. And we were over the moon when three of Pioneer’s entries won gold, too!

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Twenty utilities from states such as Colorado, Georgia, South Carolina, Virginia and Wyoming became Ruralite Services’ members last month. Now—through the power of cooperation—94 utilities across the nation are working together to develop affordable, time-saving public power communication tools.

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