About Touchstone Energy Cooperatives

Your Touchstone Energy Cooperative. The power of human connections.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 75 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 Cooperativesā€¦

  • Are located inĀ 80%Ā of the nationā€™s counties
  • Are theĀ largest electric utility networkĀ in the nation
  • Total more thanĀ 900 local systemsĀ inĀ 47 states
  • HaveĀ 42 millionĀ member-owners
  • Distribute power overĀ 2.5 million milesĀ of line
  • ServeĀ 75%Ā of the U.S. land mass
  • OwnĀ $130 billionĀ in generation, transmission, and distribution assets
  • More thanĀ 88%Ā 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 ā€œlook outā€ 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 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 the nationā€™s most recognized measures of customer satisfaction, gives Touchstone Energy cooperatives an average score of 83 out of a possible 100, outclassing utility industry satisfaction score of 77ā€