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Planning for a Bright Future

What does it look like when your electric cooperative plans for a future with safe, reliable power?

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Plan on Safety this Harvest Season

Harvest is upon us and your local Touchstone Energy Cooperative would like to remind local farmers to stay safe this season. Overhead power lines can be easily overlooked, and deadly if ignored. While you focus on getting those crops out of the ground, your local electric cooperative urges you to review these important tips.

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Scholar of the Year Banquet Held in Madison

Touchstone Energy® Cooperatives in eastern South Dakota and western Minnesota honored some of the area’s most impressive high school seniors during the 20th annual Touchstone Energy Scholar of the Year banquet.

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Don't Touch the Green Box!

Because it’s NOT just a green box. Electricity flows through it from underground lines. And that’s why you should NOT sit, play or dig around it. Call your local Touchstone Energy® Cooperative to learn more.

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When the Energy is Electric

You’ll rave about all the benefits you get by switching to electric appliances, power tools and even vehicles. From safety to sustainability, here are four reasons to make the switch from gas to electric.

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Illuminating Commercial Savings

Save on your monthly energy bill and give your business or ag operation a revamped, modern look at the same time simply by updating your commercial lighting system.

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5 Benefits of an Electric Water Heater

Did you know water heaters are the second highest source of energy usage in the home? That means they’re the second most expensive monthly energy cost. Not only can electric water heaters help reduce those expenses, but they also have many other benefits.

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A Growing Generation of Renewables

During 2020, your local Touchstone Energy® Cooperative celebrated an exciting milestone: over 40% of our power generation came from renewable sources, including over 25% from wind energy. We’re committed to the future of carbon-free renewable energy, continuing to add new sources of reliable power while still providing some of the most stable rates in the area.