During this week of warm weather, try to reduce your water use outdoors. Here are a few ways you can do that: Car washing: Use a commercial car wash to clean your car-preferably one that recycles water. If washing your car at home, shut off the nozzle in between rinses and use a finer spray […]
Due to the ongoing heat wave, Princeton Public Utilities is temporarily suspending today’s scheduled disconnections until next Wednesday, July 28th. If you received a past due notice, please contact our office immediately and arrange payment to avoid future power interruptions. Thank you.
Princeton Public Utilities (PPU) has been notified that the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has determined that the state is now in the drought warning phase. We thought that this would be a good time to remind everyone of the City of Princeton’s Lawn Watering Limitations Ordinance (City Ordinance 940.03). Important points to remember […]
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 […]
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 […]
At the May Princeton Public Utilities’ Commission meeting, Commissioners congratulated Geoffrey Skeim for winning First Place in the Minnesota Municipal Utilities Association’s (MMUA’s) Tom Bovitz Memorial Scholarship Award Competition. In attendance was Steve Downer, MMUA Director of Communications and Member Relations. Steve emphasized that Minnesota municipal utilities view electricity as a service to be provided […]
Princeton Public Utilities’ 2020 Drinking Water Consumer Confidence Report is now available.
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 […]
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 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.