Princeton, MN – March 31, 2021 — Princeton Public Utilities has received national recognition for achieving exceptional electric reliability in 2020. The recognition comes from the American Public Power Association (APPA), a trade group that represents more than 2,000 not-for-profit, community-owned electric utilities. Full statement is available here.
Princeton Public Utilities is once again offering a $500 scholarship for a graduating high school senior who plans to attend a post-secondary education institution. Applicants must be, or have a legal guardian that is, an electric customer of Princeton Public Utilities. The local winner will automatically be entered into a statewide competition for up to […]
A big shout-out to the power plant crew, Scott D., Kenny, Scott S., Jim, and Paul (not pictured) as well as thanks to the line crew for their assistance during the current cold snap. Princeton Public Utilities has been operating all generation units to support the electrical grid. Operations began at 6am Monday, February 15th […]
We are proud to announce that Jeremy Linden will be the new Electric Superintendent for Princeton Public Utilities. Linden was selected from a very competitive group of applicants and has been with Princeton Public Utilities for over 17 years as a Lineworker, including the last 4 years as Lead Lineworker. Linden stated that he is […]
Did you know we have a capacity of 3 million gallons of water that can be treated and passed through filtration in Princeton? Ever wonder how many gallons of water the city uses? Find these and more exciting facts in this tour of the water treatment facility in Princeton, MN.
What exactly is a substation? Learn how a substation brings the volts down to something each and every house and business can use. Join Keith Butcher and Ryan Grant in a conversation that shows how 69,000 volts of electricity get turned into something you can plug your toaster into. Fascinating!
The story of Princeton Public Utilities continues as we explore the extended storage facilities in the outdoor space. Keith visits with Tim Berg and together they show us the inventory on hand that helps keep Princeton Public Utilities at the ready to serve the community.
Keith Butcher and Jeremy Linden explore the storage facilities and give us some nuggets of wisdom on how this fits in and supports the overall PPU mission.
Keith Butcher and Scott Daniels from the Princeton Public Utilities team, discuss the Princeton water towers. Learn a bit about why water towers exist and get to see the inside of one in this informative video!
Meet the team behind power generation and regulation in your city, Princeton, MN. General Manager, Keith Butcher, visits the power plant and visits with Jim Bigger to learn how things work.