Princeton Public Utilities can help you beat the summer heat and save money!

While the temperatures outside are rising, your energy costs don’t have to. Improve your comfort and save money this summer by maintaining your cooling system or installing new high-efficiency air conditioning equipment. Princeton Public Utilities provides rebates to its residential and business customers who have their cooling equipment tuned-up, or who invest in new qualifying […]

2019 Residential Rate Comparison

Princeton Public Utilities recently completed an analysis of its residential electric rates.  These findings show that Princeton Public Utilities is very competitive with our neighboring utilities.  Princeton Public Utilities ranks 4th (out of seven) with estimated annual costs for a typical Princeton residential customer to be slightly below the utility average.  Attached are the results […]

Meter Upgrades Continuing

Princeton Public Utilities is continuing a multi-year effort to upgrade electric and water meters throughout town.  Notifications will be sent to those areas with current activity.  Please note that our staff will be using Princeton Public Utility vehicles and wearing Princeton Public Utility uniforms.  Proper safety precautions will be taken at all times.  Let us […]

PUC Meeting Format

The Princeton Public Utilities Commission meets on the fourth Wednesday of the month at 1pm. Due to COVID-19, participants are attending remotely. The meeting will be live-streamed on the Princeton Public Utilities’ Facebook page. We continue to encourage and promote civic engagement. To that end, individuals that wish to have information presented during the open […]

All Princeton Public Utilities’ facilities remain closed to the public until May 4th.

On Wednesday, April 8th, Governor Tim Walz extended the state’s ‘Stay Home’ order until Monday, May 4th.  As a result, all Princeton Public Utilities’ facilities will remain closed to the public until then.  Our staff are still working and can be reached at 763-389-2252 or by email at

Spring Hydrant Flushing

Princeton Public Utilities flushes hydrants twice per year, typically in April and October. Flushing creates a scouring velocity in the water mains in order to remove any settled material like manganese. It also serves as a fire hydrant function check and inspection. If discolored water is experienced, it is usually temporary and will clear up […]