Touchstone Energy Cooperatives
What is Touchstone Energy®?
Touchstone Energy is a national alliance of local, consumer-owned electric cooperatives providing high standards of service to customers large and small.
More than 700 Touchstone Energy cooperatives in 46 states are delivering energy and energy solutions to millions of customers every day. Touchstone Energy cooperatives serve their members with integrity, accountability, innovation and a longstanding commitment to communities.
Touchstone Energy cooperatives are local, active members of their communities dedicated to serving commercial, industrial, agricultural and residential customers with integrity, accountability, innovation and commitment to community.
Is there a Touchstone Energy Cooperative in my area?
Touchstone Energy cooperatives are located throughout the nation.
What is the meaning of the name ‘Touchstone Energy’?
A 'touchstone' is a measure of quality and value. ‘Touchstone Energy’ was selected as the most effective name for communicating the unique characteristics that convey the special nature of cooperatives, which include: strength and responsiveness through a local presence; a human relationship orientation; innovation and high quality service; a true focus on customers.
I already get my service from my local cooperative; will Touchstone Energy change my service?
No. Your co-op still serves you and your local community with the most dependable, trustworthy service that you have come to rely on. Your co-op’s participation as a Touchstone Energy Cooperative means that your co-op is associated with a nationwide network of other electric co-ops that are dedicated to providing the best and most reliable service possible. Touchstone Energy identifies the strength of cooperatives across the country.
What is the real difference between Touchstone Energy Cooperatives and other energy providers?
For business and residential customers alike, only Touchstone Energy Cooperatives can offer the advantages of a strong, local presence, plus the expertise and resources of a nationwide network of electric utility services. Touchstone Energy Cooperatives follow the cooperative principles.