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PPL employees make a difference on Giving Tuesday

November 29, 2016

A still from the Commitment to the community video

Today (11/29) marks Giving Tuesday, which kicks off the charitable season when many people focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving. In recognition of this day, PPL employees are banding together to make a difference with the gift of service and donation. Activities around the company in support of Giving Tuesday include: A clothing and… Read more »

We live here, we work here

September 22, 2016

We live here, we work here

More than 13,000 employees live and work in the communities that we serve, from bustling downtowns and urban neighborhoods to suburban communities and rolling hills of farmland. PPL provides energy via a vast power grid on more than 36,000 square miles of service territory across two continents. We understand that each region is unique, with… Read more »

Engineer by day, firefighter by night

September 16, 2016

Engineer by day, firefighter by night

For PPL Electric Utilities support engineer, Allyson Kilheffer, helping to keep customers’ lights on during the day isn’t enough. Helping to keep them safe in her off-hours is important too. Kilheffer has volunteered for several years as a firefighter in Dauphin County, Pa. It’s not a casual commitment – the position requires extensive training and… Read more »

We put our heart into helping our communities

September 15, 2016

We put our heart into helping our communities

If a playground needs building, a shelter needs mending or a student needs tutoring, it’s likely that a PPL employee isn’t far behind. Dedication to the communities we serve is at the heart of our values. Our employees across the United Kingdom and United States bring that dedication to life, donating time and effort to… Read more »

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 »