Embracing The Future

Advancements in technology impact the energy industry, including how we generate, store and manage electricity usage. Technology has also placed more power in the hands of cooperative members like you, to better understand and manage your electricity needs. Your Touchstone Energy cooperative is working to integrate technology into your community, including understanding electric vehicles, battery storage, solar and more. This section shares more information about these technologies. 

Energy Technologies Resources

2 co-op employees in front of a solar panel farm


As your Touchstone Energy cooperative, we are your source for energy and information. Since interest in solar power generation is growing, we put together a series of fact sheets to help answer questions you might have. Contact us for more information about solar and assistance in making decisions about whether solar is a good option for you.

Electric Vehicles

Electric vehicles (EVs) are a “hot item” in the auto world, with many auto manufacturers offering at least one model. Improved versions are on the near horizon, too, for good reason. Electric vehicles provide environmental advantages and, even though they may carry a higher price tag initially, tax credits and lower operating costs often balance out the initial investment.

Technology Articles


Cordless electric mowers offers convenience and quiet operation, but can they cut it in terms of performance?…

Smart thermostat

Check out these clever gizmos that can save you money and make your life easier.


Wondering whether wind energy is right for you? You're not alone. Here are the answers to what others are asking.…

Smart Speakers

How do smart speakers control lighting and HVAC in your home?


Everything you need to know about installing and maintaining an EV charging station at home.