Elim Care and Rehab Center Receives Rebate

Led by Plant Operations Director Mitch Boser, Elim Care and Rehab Center recently converted over 1,000 lamps and fixtures to LEDs. In recognition of their efforts, Princeton Public Utilities provided them with $5,487.99 in energy efficiency rebates. It is estimated that Elim Care will see a $13,000 annual reduction in their utility bills as a […]

Princeton Public Schools Saves Money

Keith Barlage, Director of Buildings and Grounds, led a staff effort to retrofit over 470 lamps and fixtures within the Princeton Public School District. The work was completed in all their facilities including the High School, Middle School, Intermediate School, District Office and parking lots. Princeton Public Utilities provided a rebate of $8,451.52 for this […]

SMMPA Announces SMMPA 2.0: Your Partner for a Bright Energy Future

Southern Minnesota Municipal Power Agency (SMMPA) today announced its plan to reshape its generation portfolio through the retirement of the Sherco 3 coal-fired power plant and replace it primarily with wind and solar generation. The plan would result in a 90% reduction in CO2 emissions from 2005 levels and 80% carbon-free energy on an annual […]

SMMPA Member Commit to Electric Vehicle Charging Network

ROCHESTER, MN – Southern Minnesota Municipal Power Agency’s (SMMPA) member municipal utilities have committed to establishing an electric vehicle (EV) charging network to help facilitate the transition to EVs in Greater Minnesota. Participating members will be installing a DC Fast Charger and two dual-port level 2 chargers in each of their communities by the end […]

Be Bright This Fall!

Through December 31, while supplies last, our residential electric customers are eligible for reduced pricing on ENERGY STAR® qualified LED light bulbs at participating local and area retailers, including Marv’s True Value, for as little as $0.25 each (at select retailers). ENERGY STAR-labeled LEDs use 80% less energy and last up to 25 times longer […]