Business Development

PEC strives to be a partner in business and economic development by providing reliable, state-of-the-art electrical power with competitive rates and stellar service. PEC is committed to aiding communities in business recruitment through comprehensive member services and relationship development. Leveraging our expertise and knowledge of partners in the region, our dedicated staff helps to develop, grow, and recruit businesses in our communities.

The PEC Region

  • More than 1.4 million people comprise the regional workforce
  • Population has increased 4.8% annually since 2010
  • More than 1 million people projected to live in the service territory by 2023
  • Destinations from PEC’s Headquarters in Johnson City:
    • 10 sea ports within 250 miles
    • 230 miles to DFW metroplex
    • 210 miles to Houston
    • Two international airports within 55 miles
      • Austin-Bergstrom International Airport
      • San Antonio International Airport
  • 18 colleges and universities in the region

By the numbers

  • Active accounts: 323,497 (as of Aug. 1)
  • Commercial and industrial meters: 27,759 (small and large power, industrial, and college)
  • Percent growth in accounts 2018: 4.7%
  • Square miles: 8,100
  • Franchise cities served: 45
  • Counties served: 24

Service Area Map

Learn more about our service area by viewing the map below.

Economic Development Partners

Services and Rates

We are an active partner and offer many unique services to help your business be successful:

  • Rates and discounts structure
  • Infrastructure development and design
  • Commercial and industrial account management
  • Site and property analysis
  • Renewable energy options

Meet the Team

Tessa Doehrman Schmidtzinsky
Strategic Growth Manager
tessa.schmidtzinsky@peci.com

Dawn Southwell
Commercial & Industrial Account Manager
dawn.southwell@peci.com

Contact us