The Touchstone Energy Cooperatives brand represents a nationwide alliance made of more than 750 local, consumer-owned electric cooperatives in 46 states. Touchstone Energy co-ops collectively deliver power and energy solutions to more than 30 million members every day. Electric cooperatives distribute power for 56 percent of the U.S. land mass over 2.4 million miles of power lines.
Electric cooperatives were established to provide electricity to rural America, and now make up the largest electric utility network in the nation. Touchstone Energy is the national brand identity for that network.
Did you know Electric Cooperatives:
- Are located in 80% of the nation’s counties
- Are the largest electric utility network in the nation
- Total more than 900 local systems in 47 states
- Have 42 million member-owners
- Distribute power over 2.5 million miles of line
- Serve 56% of the U.S. land mass*
- Own $130 billion in generation, transmission, and distribution assets
- More than 88% of all local electric co-ops offer electricity generated from renewable sources
What Makes Our Cooperatives Different
Touchstone Energy co-ops are owned by the members they serve and are committed to providing reliable electricity at the lowest price possible. In short, co-ops “look out” for the members they serve.
Touchstone Energy co-ops provide high standards of service according to their four core values: integrity, accountability, innovation, and commitment to the community.
Touchstone Energy co-ops rank well ahead of their industry counterparts when it comes to customer satisfaction. Recent data from the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI), one of the nation’s most recognized measures of customer satisfaction, gives Touchstone Energy cooperatives an average score of “83” out of a possible 100, outclassing the utility industry satisfaction score of “77.”
Co-Op Connections Savings Card
The Co-op Connections Card, Touchstone Energy’s free membership card, offers cooperative members more than 32,000 local and national deals on products and services. There are over 37 million cards and key fobs in use in communities across the country. This card helps you save on:
- Clothing & Accessories
- Energy Efficiency
- Health benefits
The cards include discounts on prescription drugs at over 60,000 locations as well. Consumers have already saved more than $60 million on prescriptions alone!
Discover all the ways you can save at the Touchstone Energy Cooperative website. Don’t want to carry a card? Download the app on the App Store or Google Play!