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Montly Meetings During Covid-19 Pandemic

Since the need for reliable electricity and clean water has not gone away, the Princeton Public Utilities Commission will still conduct its monthly meeting scheduled for Wednesday, March 25th at 1pm. However, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the meeting will be held via a video conference call and all attendees will be attending remotely. […]

FYI: Is Drinking Water Safe?

from the Minnesota Department of Health Many systems around the country have received calls asking if COVID-19 can be transmitted via drinking water. COVID-19 is not a waterborne disease and both EPA and CDC have addressed this in the following links: EPA: Coronavirus and Drinking Water and Wastewater CDC: Water Transmission and COVID-19

Covid-19

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 […]

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 […]

Water Meter Replacement Project Underway

The water meters in town have reached the end of their useful life-span. As a result, Princeton Public Utilities has begun a citywide water meter replacement project to replace the old water meter in your home or business. This process will require two representatives of Princeton Public Utilities to enter your residence or business for […]

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 […]

Princeton Public Utilities Welcomes New Electric Superintendent, Ryan Grant

Princeton Public Utilities is proud to announce that Ryan Grant is the new Electric Superintendent replacing the retiring Jon Brooks. Brooks will be retiring on December 31st after 39 years of service to the Princeton community. Grant was selected from a very competitive group of applicants and possesses 27 years of electric utility experience including […]