— Incorporated In 1891 —
New Prague WAS ESTABLISHED AS A CITY IN 1891, AND New Prague municipal UTILITIES HAS SERVED THE NEEDS OF THE COMMUNITY NEARLY AS lONG.
THe Value of public power
Local Values, Local Control
As a public utility, New Prague Municipal Utilities is governed by a 5 person commission comprised of New Prague residents who are customers of the utility, and who are familiar with its operations and services.
Decisions about the operation and rates of New Prague Municipal 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 New Prague
New Prague Municipal 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 New Prague, 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 more than 17 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 providing energy efficiency rebates, receiving honors from the American Public Power Association for providing reliable and safe electric service or offering solar
energy investment opportunities, we strive to help our community in any way we can.