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Polk-Burnett is Your Local Touchstone Energy Cooperative

The Touchstone Energy Cooperatives brand represents a nationwide alliance of more than 750 local, consumer-owned electric cooperative, including Polk-Burnett Electric Cooperative, in 46 states. 


Did you know electric cooperatives ...

  • Are the largest electric utility network in the nation
  • Total more than 900 local systems in 47 states
  • Have 42 million member-owners
  • Distribute power over 2.5 million miles of line
  • Serve 56% of the U.S. land mass
  • Offer electricity from renewable sources. More than 88% of all local electric co-ops offer electricity generated from renewable sources.


Touchstone Energy co-ops are owned by the members they serve and provide high standards of service according to four core values:
integrity, accountability, innovation and commitment to community.



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