2021 Year in Review

After an ever-changing pandemic year, 2021 brought its own challenges that were met with employee resiliency and strength. While the world continued to throw curveballs, Kaukauna Utilities continued to move forward and provide customers with the same reliable, competitively priced, and responsible service they’ve always been able to count on for 110 years. Check out […]

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2021 Holiday Hours

Wishing you a joyous holiday and happy new year! Reminder, our office is closed Friday, December 24th and Friday, December 31st.

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Celebrating GIS Day – November 17, 2021

Wednesday, November 17th, 2021 is GIS (Geographic Information System) Day! Did you know KU is 1 of the first 10 utilities worldwide to implement the Utility Network in GIS into our work systems? The Utility Network maps out all of our infrastructure – electric lines, water mains, circuits, etc. So why does this matter? Having […]

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Toys for Tots

Kaukauna Utilities is an official collection location for this year’s Toys for Tots campaign! Stop by our main office to make a donation of a new toy(s) and receive a free set of LED holiday lights. Donations accepted through December 7th, 2021.

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Kaukauna Utilities receives national recognition as a Smart Energy Provider

Kaukauna Utilities earned a Smart Energy Provider designation from the American Public Power Association.  The utility received the award at the American Public Power Association’s Customer Connections Conference Oct. 24-27. Nationwide, 97 public power utilities now hold the prestigious title. The Smart Energy Provider designation, which lasts for two years, recognizes public power utilities for […]

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Sinkhole in Power Canal

In July of this year, Kaukauna Utilities maintenance crews noticed a sinkhole believed to be caused by an eddy effect (circular current of water) in the corner of the power canal near the trash rack structure by the USACE Dam. For safety, the Badger Hydro plant was shut down immediately to further investigate the issue. Divers […]

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John Moore, Utility Commissioner, Honored with Leadership Award

Kaukauna Utilities, the community’s locally owned, not-for-profit municipal utility, participated in the WPPI Energy Annual Meeting on September 16, 2021. The utility is a member-owner of WPPI Energy, a not-for-profit wholesale electricity provider and joint action agency. John Moore, utility commissioner for Kaukauna, received the WPPI Energy Distinguished Service Award. The award recognizes public officials […]

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Kaukauna Utilities to Welcome New General Manager

Kaukauna Utilities (KU) has hired Michael Avanzi as the new general manager for the community’s not-for-profit electric and water utilities. Avanzi will take over the role of current General Manager Jeffery Feldt, who will soon retire after 20 years of service to KU and 40 years in the utility industry. “We are very pleased to […]

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