Energy Efficiency at 24-Hour Fitness Facility

Princeton Public Utilities General Manager Keith Butcher, Princeton Public Utilities Commissioner Greg Hanson, and Energy Services Representative Nancy Kelly presented Anytime Fitness owners Kristi, Liz, and Dan Tveite a rebate check for upgrading the efficiency of their lighting and controls. Anytime Fitness moved into a new location last year. With the move, the Tveite’s focused […]

Innovative Fixtures Provide Flexible Lighting at First Bank and Trust

Princeton Public Utilities General Manager Keith Butcher, Princeton Public Utilities Commissioner Greg Hanson, and Energy Services Representative Nancy Kelly presented First Bank and Trust employees Amber Wilkinson, Spencer Bjerga, and Brett Olivo a rebate check for upgrading their lighting. First Bank and Trust is a community bank with a strong commitment to Princeton. They recently […]

Freshwaters United Methodist Church Receives Rebate

Princeton Public Utilities General Manager Keith Butcher and Energy Services Representative Nancy Kelly present Freshwaters UMC representatives with $715 in rebates for upgrading their indoor lighting to energy-efficient LEDs. The church representative included Pastor Kevin Fox, Trustee Pat Talberg, United Methodist Women Rep Clarice Harman, and Trustee Skip Harman. Pastor Fox commented, “I couldn’t help […]

Tucs Equipment Receives Rebate

Princeton Public Utilities General Manager Keith Butcher (left) and Energy Services Representative Nancy Kelly (right) presented Tucs Equipment Inc Owner, Marty Tucs with $3,466 in rebates for upgrading their lighting to energy-efficient LEDs. The project included retrofits of all the 6-lamp fluorescent light fixtures in the production areas. Marty stated, “It was like a whole […]

Coborn’s Receives Rebates for Refrigerated Display Cases

Princeton Public Utilities General Manager Keith Butcher (left) and Energy Services Representative Nancy Kelly (center) present Coborn’s Store Director Logan Marxhausen with a $15,370 rebate check for their energy efficiency efforts. The project included upgrades to their refrigerated coolers. The new coolers have LED lights, efficient motors, and energy-saving doors. In addition to the new […]

Mille Lacs County Fairgrounds Receives LED Rebate

Princeton Public Utilities General Manager Keith Butcher, Princeton Public Utilities Commissioner Greg Hanson, and Energy Services Representative Nancy Kelly presented Mille Lacs County Agriculture Society Board President, Michele McPherson with $3,779 in rebates for upgrading their lighting to energy-efficient LEDs. This project included many buildings. These projects were funded by grants from the MN Dept […]

Plastic Products Receives Custom Rebates

Plastic Products Company Maintenance Supervisor Stacey Ness discusses their new all-electric plastic injection molding machines with Energy Services Representative Nancy Kelly. The company recently received a $3,076 rebate for a new energy-efficient injection molding machine. All-electric machines can reduce energy use by 50-70% compared to older hydraulic machines.

Churches Helping to “See the Light” with LEDs and AMI

Keith Butcher, General Manager Princeton Public Utilities and Princeton Public Utilities Commissioner and 2020 Chair, Greg Hanson presented Paul Brown, Pastor of Immanuel Lutheran Church, a rebate for converting to LED lamps in the church sanctuary. This effort was led by Jerry Randall (not pictured) who is a member of the Church Facilities Committee at […]

Efficient Manufacturing Means Less Waste and More Profit

Princeton Public Utilities Commissioner and 2020 Chair, Greg Hanson presented Plastics Products Co. Maintenance Supervisor Stacey Ness, and Plant Manager Nate Carlson with a $2,288 rebate check for two recently completed energy efficiency projects. The first project focused on Plastic Product’s compressed air system.  Princeton Public Utilities conducted a free leak survey identifying 29 individual […]