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Badger Hydro Project

The Old Badger/New Badger and Rapide Croche Hydro Electric Plants are currently licensed under the same Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) license. The current license expires 12/31/2018. Kaukauna Utilities (KU) has determined through various studies and inspections that the Old Badger Plant is deteriorating to the extent that major renovations are required. The New Badger […]

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State of the Utility

On January 5, 1912, the City of Kaukauna began operation of a municipally owned electric utility at a cost of $50,000. Out of those humble beginnings in 1912, Kaukauna Utilities has grown into a respected locally owned provider of electric power and drinking water with $64 million in assets and $38 million in revenues. Phase […]

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Rate Adjustment

Effective January 1, 2005, Kaukauna Utilities has new electric rates. Click here to view the new rates. The average residential customer using 750 Kwhs per month will see their bill go up about $5.00. Kaukauna Utilities’ electic rates remain among the lowest in the state and are significantly lower than the rates charged by the neighboring […]

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Easy Access Now Available

You can now manage your utility account any time of the day or night, from the comfort of your home. Kaukauna Utilities new online bill payment and account history service is convenient and easy to use. You can check your payment history, make payments, view your energy history and more.  

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Project to Include Historic Feature

By Roger Pitt The Post-Crescent August 23, 2004 A connection to the city’s storied past will be retained by Kaukauna Utilities when it rebuilds the parking area at the Operations Building at 777 Island Street. While the six arches and the stone wall featuring them will be replaced, design features of the new concrete retaining […]

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Appleton River Site to Receive Facelift

By Roger Pitt The Post-Crescent October 22, 2004 Kaukauna Utilities Commission selected a Kansas City firm recently as the developer of the John Street property along the Fox River in Appleton. The commission authorized general manager Jeff Feldt to negotiate a purchase and sale agreement with Brownfield Solutions Group, one of several firms the commission […]

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Utility Recognized for Safety Record

Kaukauna Utilities recently received the MEUW Safety Achievement Award for 2003. Sponsored by the Municipal Electric Utilities of Wisconsin (MEUW), the state association representing Wisconsin’s 82 public power communities, Kaukauna Utilities received the 2003 Award along with 28 other community owned electric utilities in Wisconsin. The selection criteria for the Award is a weighted formula […]

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Kaukauna Utilities Receives Grant

Governor Doyle’s office recently announced that Kaukauna Utilities will receive a $16,667 Site Assessment Grant. The grant is part of a state-wide program that funds projects to begin the process of redeveloping urban sites that are abandoned, idle, or underutilized because of real or perceived contamination issues. The money is awarded through the Wisconsin Department […]

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Officials and Staff Attend Dedication of Utility’s Newest Generating Resource

The member-owners of Wisconsin Public Power Inc. gathered in Kaukauna recently for the dedication of the joint action power company’s newest generating resource. The Island Street Peaking Plant will provide Kaukauna Utilities and the other 36 WPPI members with 52 megawatts of electricity during peak demand periods. Local community leaders attended the May 13 ceremony […]

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