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 […]


At Princeton Public Utilities, the health and well-being of our customers, employees, and community is a top priority and we are committed to being responsive to the needs of our customers as the situation with the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to evolve. Princeton Public Utilities is also working hard to ensure that our customers continue to […]

We Are Helping To Save The Monarch Butterfly

Princeton Public Utilities and other members of the Southern Minnesota Municipal Power Agency (SMMPA) are making an effort to create habitat for monarch butterflies and other pollinators. This is being done by preparing a site and then planting milkweed plants and a variety of flowering nectar plants. We will then maintain the sites. The PPU […]

Be Aware of Phone and Email Scams

Utility companies across the country are reporting an increase in scams aimed at customers. We are aware of it happening in Princeton. Scammers are targeting all classes of customers, but particularly small businesses such as restaurants. In most cases, a scammer calls during busy hours of operation and threatens to disconnect the utility service unless […]