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Jul 31, 2014, 07:18 ET
PPL Electric Utilities is proposing a major new power line project that would have significant benefits for millions of electric customers in several states. (PRNewsFoto/PPL Electric Utilities)

PPL Electric Utilities Proposes Major New Regional Transmission Project

PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) announced Thursday (7/31) that its Pennsylvania utility, PPL Electric Utilities Corporation, is proposing to build a...

Aug 30, 2013, 16:24 ET

Court Ruling Removes Final Hurdle for Susquehanna-Roseland Line Construction

PPL Electric Utilities called a federal judge's decision to dismiss a lawsuit challenging federal permits for the Susquehanna-Roseland power line...

Aug 16, 2013, 14:00 ET

Power Line Construction Set to Begin in Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area

 PPL Electric Utilities and Public Service Electric & Gas Company will start construction of the Susquehanna-Roseland power line project in...

Feb 20, 2013, 13:56 ET

PPL Electric Utilities to Invest Nearly $1 Billion in System in 2013

 PPL Electric Utilities will invest nearly $1 billion this year to improve the reliability of the system that delivers power to its nearly 1.4...

Dec 28, 2012, 11:42 ET

PPL Electric Utilities Submits Northeast-Pocono Reliability Project to PUC for Approval

 After soliciting public input during 13 community meetings, PPL Electric Utilities has submitted the Northeast-Pocono Reliability...

Nov 04, 2012, 19:04 ET

PPL Electric Utilities nearing completion of power restoration in eastern Pennsylvania in aftermath of Sandy

 PPL Electric Utilities will have restored 99 percent of its customers left without power by Hurricane Sandy by late Sunday night (11/4). The...

Oct 02, 2012, 10:00 ET

Susquehanna-Roseland line receives final federal approval

 The Susquehanna-Roseland power line, a major grid upgrade that will improve electric service for millions of people in the Northeast, received...

Jul 26, 2012, 22:13 ET

PPL Electric Utilities responds to major storm damage

 PPL Electric Utilities crews are working hard to restore service to customers following extensive storm damage caused by a line of severe...

Jul 12, 2012, 10:48 ET

PPL Electric Utilities Receives J.D. Power and Associates Award for Highest Residential Customer Satisfaction

 PPL Electric Utilities has ranked highest among large electric utilities in the eastern United States for residential customer satisfaction in...

Jul 10, 2012, 10:01 ET

PPL Electric Utilities' Smart Grid Pilot Project Moves into Action

 PPL Electric Utilities' "smart grid" pilot project, which uses 21st-century technology to strengthen the electric delivery system and make it...

Jul 01, 2012, 18:23 ET

After Storms Knock Out Power Along Mid-Atlantic Coast, PPL Electric Utilities Sends Line Crews to Assist in Restoring Power

In response to Mid-Atlantic utilities dealing with massive power outages, PPL Electric Utilities has sent dozens of line crews today to help...

Jun 20, 2012, 09:55 ET

Preparations for Construction of Susquehanna-Roseland Power Line to Begin in Mid-July

  Pre-construction activities for the Susquehanna-Roseland regional power line project will begin in the Scranton area in mid-July,...

May 02, 2012, 13:30 ET

PPL Electric Utilities Pushing the 'Green Button' for Energy Savings

PPL Electric Utilities customers will soon be able to add an online "Green Button" to the tools and resources that can help them save energy and...

Mar 30, 2012, 12:29 ET

PPL Electric Utilities Requests Distribution Rate Increase to Support Investments in Reliability

  PPL Electric Utilities on Friday (3/30) asked the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission to approve an annual revenue increase of...

Mar 29, 2012, 16:08 ET

Susquehanna-Roseland Power Line Takes Major Step Forward

 The National Park Service selection of the route preferred by Public Service Electric and Gas Co. and PPL Electric Utilities Corp. – a...

Jan 31, 2012, 09:30 ET

Chosen Route is Best for Susquehanna-Roseland Project, Utilities Say

The utilities' chosen route for the Susquehanna-Roseland transmission project is the best alternative for the power line needed by...

Jan 25, 2012, 14:37 ET

Clearing the Way for Reliability

 PPL Electric Utilities is allocating more than $45 million this year in a stepped-up effort to help keep trees and other vegetation from...

Jan 19, 2012, 10:00 ET

Utilities Will Offer to Expand, Enhance National Parks

 Recognizing that the Susquehanna-Roseland power line would have impacts on federal lands, the utilities building the project will...

Oct 11, 2011, 12:09 ET

PPL Electric Utilities Chooses Route for New Power Line in Northeast Pennsylvania and Pocono Region

After consideration of public input and careful study of the region, PPL Electric Utilities has chosen a route for a new power line as part of a...

Oct 05, 2011, 12:32 ET

Federal Government Recognizes Need for Swift Action on Permits for Susquehanna-Roseland Power Line

In naming the Susquehanna-Roseland power line to the initial list of projects for a new federal Rapid Response Team, the Obama administration...