Welcome to Pioneer Energy

An electricity and gas plan for Central Otago residents just like you

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Benefits of Switching your Electricity to Pioneer Energy Retail


Pioneer Price Promise*

We can beat the electricity rates you are on with your current retailer, assuming you always pay on time.*


No Long Term Contracts

If for some reason you need to leave us, you can terminate free of charge provided you give us 30 days notice.*


Supporting Local

Pioneer Energy Retail is part owned by Pioneer Energy and the Central Lakes Trust. Your support enables us to give back to the communities we live and work in.

*Price Promise applies to the combination of fixed and variable electricity rates and delivery charges you are on with your current retailer at the time of our offer. Residential customers only and excludes spot priced plans, gas, holiday homes and any other special prices offered by your current retailer such as credits and bundled offers.
*No Early Termination Fee applies with 30 days’ notice. The normal fee is $150 +GST.

About Pioneer Energy

Pioneer is a company on the move. Our business is energy but our point of difference is the way we do business, the diversity of our products and energy options, partnerships and investment.

Central Lakes Trust LogoPioneer Energy is owned by Central Lakes Trust.

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  • Cheap and easy great service.

    Lisa Te Paa
    2 weeks ago
  • Really good and reliable service, on top of supporting local for local.

    Matt Mohamad
    2 weeks ago
  • Because pioneer is community-owned and competitive... And innovative.

    Gregory Wilkinson
    3 weeks ago
  • Competitive pricing and good community support.

    Mark Booth
    About a month ago