Since our founding in 1938, PEC has been proud to be a cooperative for the members and by the members. Everything we do, from powering the Hill Country’s major employers to lighting our members’ kitchen tables, is rooted in the cooperative principles that make us who we are.
Autonomy and independence
Cooperatives are independent and autonomous: We’re the original self-helpers.
Concern for Community
Member needs and community development are the heart of everything we do.
Cooperation among cooperatives
We work together to improve service for our members and embody the cooperative spirit.
Democratic member control
We are democratically controlled by our members.
Education, training and information
We never stop learning and growing: members, representatives and employees alike.
Members’ economic participation
Our members contribute equitably to and democratically control PEC’s capital.
Voluntary and open membership
We are open to everyone who would like to use our service.