— Established in 1931 —

Blooming prairie public Utilities has been serving the electric
and water needs of the community for nearly 90 years.


THe Value of public power


Local Values, Local Control

As a public utility, Blooming Prairie Public Utilities is governed by a 3 person commission comprised of Blooming Prairie residents who are customers of the utility, and who are familiar with its operations and services.

Decisions about the operation and rates of Blooming Prairie Public Utilities are made by community members, at open, public meetings. Because utility decisions get made locally, the utility is better positioned to respond to the community’s needs, while building on its strengths and advancing its values.

And whether a customer has a compliment or complaint, he or she can discuss the issue locally, and they can be assured that their voice will be heard.

Keeping Dollars in Blooming Prairie

Blooming Prairie Public Utilities is an engine for economic development — be it through local job creation or utility incentives to spur growth. All utility employees live and work in Blooming Prairie, or the surrounding area, and they take pride supporting local business and helping keep dollars in the community.

Local Response, Local reliability

With a large distribution system and nearly 6 MW of generation, residents of Blooming Prairie
benefit from having localized crews to quickly respond to outages and other emergency situations.


Beyond keeping the lights on …

Whether it is helping customers with energy efficiency rebate applications, or simply providing a recognizable face to our customers, we strive to better our community any way we can.