TEC Co-ops Tally Touchstone Energy Participation
May 1, 2013
As Touchstone Energy Cooperatives celebrates its 15th anniversary, TEC member-cooperatives are reaching all-time highs in branding program participation.
Touchstone Energy launched in 1998 and has grown to encompass more than 50 programs and tools, including advertising campaigns, energy-saving initiatives, and economic- and business-development tools. The repertoire is meant to help cooperatives make communities stronger while delivering safe, reliable and affordable power.
Nationwide, the branding arm of the NRECA serves 742 co-ops. Of TEC's distribution cooperatives, 52 are members. The co-ops have registered some top numbers, including ranking second in the nation for total pharmacy savings.
TEC Co-ops' Touchstone Energy Stats
- 52 Touchstone Energy members
- 40 in Co-op Connections Program
- 1,969 Local business discounts
- 20 WebBuilder websites
- $6.34 Million in pharmacy savings, second-highest in nation