Pierce Pepin Cooperative Services

About Pierce Pepin Cooperative Services

We are an electric distribution cooperative located in western Wisconsin serving Pierce and portions of Pepin, St. Croix and Buffalo counties. Since our lines were first energized on June 13, 1938, we have grown to have over 7,000 members, serving an average 5.7 members per mile of line. Our mission has always been and will continue to be providing reliable energy to rural consumers. Our fiber broadband subsidiary, SwiftCurrent Connect, is rapidly growing and is working to bring internet to the rural communities.

PPCS is located in Ellsworth, a village of approximately 3,300 residents and the county seat of Pierce County. Ellsworth combines a rural lifestyle with access to the advantages of a big city. With the Twin Cities metro area of Minneapolis/St. Paul just 40 miles away, residents have easy access to the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport, professional sports teams, shopping, restaurants, theatre and museums. The local area boasts beautiful landscape and scenery, and recreational options include the Mississippi and St. Croix rivers, state and local parks, hiking, biking and snowmobile trails. Excellent educational facilities are close by with the University of Wisconsin-River Falls just 15 miles away, University of Wisconsin-Stout 40 miles away, and the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities 50 miles away. Nearby River Falls also provides exceptional technical training through Chippewa Valley Technical College. Residents of Ellsworth and surrounding communities enjoy the unique lifestyle of rural and city and the opportunities it provides.


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June 2021 - August 2021 Ellsworth, WI
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