Princeton Public Utilities launches Mission: Renew

Do you want to support more renewable energy but don’t want the hassle of owning, financing, and maintaining an expensive solar PV system?  Perhaps you don’t have a licensed, experienced solar contractor that you know and trust.  Would you prefer an easy and flexible program that allows you to choose how much you want to […]

LED Makeover at Great Clips

Pictured are Energy Services Representative Nancy Kelly, Princeton Public Utilities General Manager Keith Butcher, Great Clips Stylist Megan Wells, and Princeton Public Utilities Commissioner Richard Schwartz. Great Clips recently retrofitted their inefficient interior fluorescent lighting with energy-efficiency LED fixtures. The new fixtures included LED flat panel fixtures, LED recessed cans, and LED track lighting.  The […]

EDWARD JONES/RIVERSIDE PLAZA OFFICE

Pictured are Energy Services Representative Nancy Kelly, Edward Jones Owner Scott Liestman, Princeton Public Utilities General Manager Keith Butcher, and Princeton Public Utilities Commission Chair Richard Schwartz. Scott Liestman recently completed a full LED lighting retrofit project at his Edward Jones office. He replaced the older inefficient fluorescent lamps with high-efficiency LED lamps. The new […]

Discounted LED bulbs available now!

Be Bright this fall! Through December 31, while supplies last, our residential electric customers are eligible for reduced pricing on ENERGY STAR® labeled LED light bulbs at participating retailers, including Coborn’s for as little as $0.25 each (at select retailers). Supplies are limited, so get your discounted LEDs before they sell out! Discounted LEDs purchased […]

Minnesota Cold Weather Rule

The Minnesota Cold Weather Rule (CWR) is in effect from October 1–April 30. The CWR states that during that time, a utility may not disconnect service and must reconnect the utility service of a residential customer if the disconnection affects the primary heat source for the residential unit and all of the following conditions are […]

Princeton 9% Lower than Xcel Energy

Princeton Public Utilities (PPU) conducted a side-by-side analysis of an actual residential bill from an Xcel Energy customer for January and July of 2022.  The results show that this Xcel customer would have saved money for those two months if they lived in Princeton and were served by Princeton Public Utilities. Public power utilities, like […]