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13 Mar, 2017, 10:28 ET PPL Electric Utilities getting ready for storm

PPL Electric Utilities is preparing for potential power outages resulting from a predicted winter storm and is urging its customers to do the...


10 Aug, 2016, 09:40 ET PPL Electric Utilities warns customers of sophisticated phone scam

 PPL Electric Utilities is warning its customers to be aware of a phone scam in which calls appear to come from the utility and mimic the...


02 Aug, 2016, 09:32 ET PPL Electric Utilities Introduces Automated Power Restoration System

A new automated power restoration system is turning the lights back on for PPL Electric Utilities customers in minutes, even before a work crew has...


13 Jul, 2016, 11:08 ET PPL Electric Utilities retains top residential customer satisfaction ranking

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


22 Apr, 2016, 09:39 ET PPL completes Northeast-Pocono transmission project

 PPL Electric Utilities on Wednesday (4/20) completed the Northeast-Pocono Reliability Project, a $350 million investment in new substations...


09 Feb, 2016, 14:36 ET Improvement to customer service wins national award for PPL Electric Utilities

PPL Electric Utilities' proactive outage alerts, introduced last year to better inform customers and improve service, have been honored in a major...


15 Jan, 2016, 09:00 ET More than 400,000 Power Outages Prevented for PPL Electric Utilities Customers

 The best power outage is the one that never happens. That held true for 410,000 PPL Electric Utilities customers last year – enough...


19 Nov, 2015, 10:45 ET New PPL Electric Utilities Rates Will Fund More Work to Cut Outages

The PPL Electric Utilities delivery rate increase approved Thursday (11/19) by the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission paves the way for...


28 Oct, 2015, 16:30 ET PPL Electric Utilities Seeks Approval for First Segment Of Proposed New Transmission Line

 PPL Electric Utilities Corporation, a subsidiary of PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL), has begun the application and approval process for the first...


28 Oct, 2015, 16:21 ET PPL Electric Utilities assessing apparent damage from runaway blimp

 PPL Electric Utilities is assessing and responding to damage to its electric delivery system reportedly caused Wednesday afternoon (10/28) by...


03 Sep, 2015, 16:10 ET Rate Case Agreement Reached

 PPL Electric Utilities and the advocates and interest groups who intervened in the company's rate proceeding have reached a settlement that...


11 May, 2015, 15:00 ET PPL Electric Utilities Completes Susquehanna-Roseland Transmission Line

 PPL Electric Utilities, a subsidiary of PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL), energized the Susquehanna-Roseland transmission line Monday (5/11),...


30 Sep, 2014, 09:00 ET PPL Electric Utilities Names Customer Services Vice President

 An executive with significant experience in improving service to customers in the telecommunications industry has been named to lead the...


31 Jul, 2014, 07:18 ET 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...


30 Aug, 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...


16 Aug, 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...


20 Feb, 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...


28 Dec, 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...


04 Nov, 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...


02 Oct, 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...


26 Jul, 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...


12 Jul, 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...


10 Jul, 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...


01 Jul, 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...


20 Jun, 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,...