Discover the value of co-op membership

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Welcome to Palmetto Electric, your Touchstone Energy Cooperative. Touchstone Energy is a nationwide network of member-owned, non-profit electric cooperatives that have made a commitment to provide the most reliable, member-focused service at the best possible price. Palmetto Electric Cooperative is guided by Touchstone Energy’s core values of integrity, accountability, innovation and commitment to community. Palmetto Electric works hard to provide resources to better serve our members. Resources like and Co-op Connections that help members save on pocketbook issues.

As a member of Palmetto Electric, you are also one of our owners. You elect the Board of Directors and you have a voice in the way your Co-op is managed. This happens at the Annual Meeting each May. We encourage you to come to the Annual Meeting to participate in your Cooperative’s business affairs. As a member/owner, you also have numerous benefits available to you: Capital Credits —revenues left over after operating expenses; Co-op Connections Card®—a free card that gets you discounts on products and services from participating local and national businesses; programs that Save Energy and Money—H2O Select® water heater rebate program, Buried Treasure® ground source heat pump rebate program and Dual Fuel rebate program. My Energy Online is a member portal that allows you access to your account, pay your bill  online, connect or disconnect service, manage mobile alerts and more.

Palmetto Electric is committed to the communities that we serve. We have a proud history of community-building leadership, corporate responsibility, and community service with programs such as Operation Round Up®, Bright Ideas, and Green Power®.

Another member benefit is the South Carolina Living magazine, a publication by our statewide association mailed to you each month to inform you about your Cooperative, about wise energy use and about the faces and places that identify the Palmetto State.

Get the latest updates, including storm and outage information when you stay connected through one or all of our social media outlets: Palmetto Electric eNews—our monthly electronic member newsletter, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

We are Palmetto Electric, your Touchstone Energy Cooperative, proving high standards of service to members, large and small. We are committed to work with integrity and innovation, keeping pace with changing technology to meet the needs of our members and the communities we serve.