“Open Meeting” Claim

Last night the Mayor claimed that because the Chairman of the Princeton Public Utilities responded directly to the Mayor’s 8/17 email, that he violated Minnesota’s Open Meeting Laws.  The claim is completely unfounded.  Were it to be true, it would imply that the officers and staff of Princeton Public Utilities are not allowed to respond […]

PUC Response to Mayor Schumacher’s August 17th Email

As many of you know, the City Council has scheduled a debate for Friday, August 21st to decide if the Council believes that the Princeton Public Utilities Commission, a non-partisan, apolitical body of your fellow citizens, should be abolished and all utility rates, policies, and finances should be transferred to the City Council to be […]

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 […]

Princeton Public Utilities can help you beat the summer heat and save money!

While the temperatures outside are rising, your energy costs don’t have to. Improve your comfort and save money this summer by maintaining your cooling system or installing new high-efficiency air conditioning equipment. Princeton Public Utilities provides rebates to its residential and business customers who have their cooling equipment tuned-up, or who invest in new qualifying […]

2019 Residential Rate Comparison

Princeton Public Utilities recently completed an analysis of its residential electric rates.  These findings show that Princeton Public Utilities is very competitive with our neighboring utilities.  Princeton Public Utilities ranks 4th (out of seven) with estimated annual costs for a typical Princeton residential customer to be slightly below the utility average.  Attached are the results […]