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CEO Bill Spence addresses grid security in EEI’s Electric Perspectives magazine

September 13, 2016

Electric Perspective Logo

Article stresses the importance of collaboration to protecting our critical assets and creating a secure and resilient energy grid. As the threats to our business and energy infrastructure evolve, how we respond to those threats is also evolving. In the most recent issue of the Edison Electric Institute’s (EEI) Electric Perspectives magazine Bill Spence, chairman,… Read more »

Helping is in our DNA

September 8, 2016

Helping is in our DNA

For nearly 100 years, PPL has been turning the power on for our customers. But, our job doesn’t end there. Serving the communities we call home is at the core of our values. This value runs deep at PPL and the spirit of volunteerism and philanthropy is part of our culture. It’s how we do… Read more »

Your best tool in an emergency? A solid plan

September 6, 2016

Make your plan. Don't wait. Communicate.

Emergencies can surface quickly, so being prepared for the unexpected is always good advice. Do you know what your first steps would be in an emergency? Does your family know what to do in a disaster? If not, you’re not alone. According to a 2012 FEMA survey, more than 60 percent of respondents reported not… Read more »

Our communities depend on us, and we deliver.

September 1, 2016

Our communities depend on us, and we deliver.

A switch flips; the lights go on. A button is pressed; the local weatherman comes to life on television. A dial is turned; an air conditioner whirs to life cooling a stifling room. As each new day begins and ends, we are there, powering our customers’ lives. But we understand that our customers, and their… Read more »

PPL Empowering Educators Grant Program Offers Opportunity to Advance Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math

August 24, 2016

PPL Empowering Educators, PPL grants help teachers spark students' interest in science, technology and math.

PPL Corporation, in partnership with PBS39, WITF and WVIA, to award 15 grants to help K-8 teachers fund educational projects such as science fairs, energy conservation projects, renewable energy demonstrations and math competitions. Tomorrow’s engineers and mathematicians need only a spark to get their imaginations – and their careers – headed in the right direction…. Read more »

Cover to Cover book program delights and educates more than 5,000 students

August 1, 2016

Cover to Cover delights

The PPL Foundation and PPL employees donated more than 25,000 new and gently used books to more than 5,000 students in 21 schools through its Cover to Cover program in June. The project was designed to provide the books to students in grades K-3 who are at risk of falling behind in reading over the… Read more »

PPL Foundation awards more than $450,000 in sustaining grants to 95 community organizations

June 23, 2016

Cover to Cover at Cleveland Elementary

PPL’s sustaining grants program provides grants up to $25,000 to local nonprofit organizations focused on improving education, developing the workforce and revitalizing the communities we serve. The PPL Foundation awarded more than $450,000 in sustaining grants to 95 nonprofit organizations across Pennsylvania to support their efforts to improve education, develop the future workforce and revitalize… Read more »

PPL supports LGBT community

June 13, 2016

Flags in front of the PPL Tower

Contribution to local center will help ensure safety of local LGBT community PPL Corporation announced on June 13 a contribution to the LGBT center near the corporate headquarters in downtown Allentown in memory of victims of the attack in Orlando. The Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center, which recently opened, is the only LGBT center in the… Read more »

PPL welcomes summer interns

June 2, 2016

PPL summer interns

Putting their books and research papers aside for real world experience, PPL welcomes 27 students to the summer Intern/Cooperative Associate Education program. This year brings an impressive group of interns with an average GPA of 3.63, along with involvement in clubs, organizations and leadership roles. The students bring to PPL a unique set of skills… Read more »

Building young readers, one book at a time

May 24, 2016

Cover to Cover

New “Cover to Cover” program aims to keep kids on track Serving our customers goes way beyond delivering safe and reliable electricity. Empowering communities where we live and work is just as important, and a new effort we started this year is aimed at some of the youngest members of those cities and towns across… Read more »