A century of people powering life.

100 years of power: Travel through time with PPL

A century of growth

For over 100 years, we have consistently found new and innovative ways to deliver energy more efficiently, reliably and affordably. Our commitment to putting the customer first combined with our ability to adapt to changing market conditions and customer needs has allowed us to continually evolve to help power economic growth and communities that thrive.

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Transforming communities and powering growth

From the patchwork quilt of local electricity grids to the two-way grid of today, for over a century PPL has been providing the current to power growth in the communities we serve.

A century of dedication

Lasting impacts are made by the people who power our company. Generation to generation, fieldworker to office worker, together we strive to deliver the most reliable, affordable and efficient power to our customers. We are powering progress for our customers and communities. After all, serving others is at the heart of what we do.

Jen Yuengling is VP of operations at D.G. Yuengling & Son Inc.
Jen Yuengling is vice president of operations at D.G. Yuengling & Son Inc., a brewery that has been in her family for generations.

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Partnering for success

When you’re America’s oldest brewery and you churn out 2.5 million barrels of beer every year, reliable and efficient delivery of electricity is crucial, to say the least. PPL Electric Utilities and Yuengling have grown together over the last century.

A century of progress

For 100 years, we were there – extending electricity throughout the regions we serve, expanding to meet the demand of rapid industrial growth and helping improve quality of life for generations of employees and customers. PPL’s journey continues, using cutting-edge technology to transform the grid for the future and investing in new technologies to reshape how we deliver power.

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The evolving energy grid

From Edison to Smart Grid, change is constant in the utility industry. PPL employees and retirees reflect on the evolution of grid automation and its impact on the work we do every day.

A Century of Caring

We are driven to not just power appliances but power life. That means helping the communities where we live and work thrive and grow. Whether we are volunteering our time or offering philanthropic support, we care for the communities we serve and our roots run deep.

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A history of giving powers a stronger tomorrow

A partnership spanning decades provides vital support where needed most, helping thousands gain access to food, education and shelter and setting an example to truly LIVE UNITED.

PPL 100th Anniversary Magazine

PPL 100th Anniversary magazine (2020)