Welcome to the PPL Currents blog, dedicated to telling the stories of the people, technology and issues energizing our communities and business.

Connecting with customers in the digital age

From outage texting and customized bill reminders to the availability of near-real-time energy usage and live chats, PPL companies have introduced tools that create a personalized experience for customers – giving credence to the old adage, “knowledge is power,” and building trust along the way.

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Why I Volunteer

PPL employees share their thoughts on why giving back to the community through volunteer work is so important.

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WPD makes WISE moves to advance women in STEM

We’re working to increase the number of women in STEM careers. In the UK, Western Power Distribution is a member of WISE, an organization working to bring gender balance to the classroom and boardroom.

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Laying the foundation of future energy networks

The way energy is generated and consumed is changing and we’re part of the action. Western Power Distribution is participating in a community energy project that will help us understand future energy networks.

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Powering pollinator research

Birds do it and bees do it. Oh, and butterflies, too. Pollination that is. We’re helping provide pollinator-friendly habitats and protect our power lines at the same time.

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