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PPL employee volunteers have global impact

April 4, 2016

PPL Salvation Army Volunteers

April is National Volunteer Month and PPL employees around the globe are out in force doing what they love to do: volunteering and giving back to our communities. Collectively, employees from the PPL family of companies around the world volunteered tens of thousands of hours last year – mentoring science fair teams, reading to school… Read more »

Students energized by learning about careers at PPL

March 29, 2016

Mike Kehl with students

PPL’s Walbert Learning Center in Allentown was abuzz on March 23 with the excitement of 90 ninth-graders learning about careers in the energy industry. Customer Services Vice President Chris Cardenas welcomed the students by explaining that PPL is working to build a smarter power grid, integrating new technology to better serve customers. “It takes a… Read more »

PPL volunteers reach out to homeless veterans

February 23, 2016

PPLVETS homeless outreach

El Shaddai Bethlehem Ministries opened its doors, and PPL volunteers opened their hearts to help homeless veterans on Feb. 13. About 40 homeless veterans – both men and women – benefited from a hot meal, free clothing and personal items, blankets, free health checks and other services. Members from one of PPL’s business resource groups,… Read more »

PPL volunteers prepare Lehigh Valley Girl Scouts to ‘Take the Lead’

February 17, 2016

Brownie

The Girl Scouts’ mission is to build girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place. That mission was reinforced on Feb. 13 at PPL’s Walbert Learning Center, when 43 girls ages 5-17 took part in a training program led by volunteers from PPL’s The POWER Network business resource group. The… Read more »

PPL Embraces Cultural Diversity and Inclusion during a Celebration to Honor National African-American History Month

February 12, 2016

AABRG Event

“Where do we go from here?” “How do we do it better?” These are the questions posed to a group of PPL leaders and employees during a luncheon addressing the past, the present and the future of cultural diversity and inclusion in our business and communities. The luncheon was hosted by PPL’s African-American Business Resource… Read more »

PPL Electric Utilities improving system reliability through use of drones

February 10, 2016

PPL Drone

In its quest for ever-improving reliability, PPL Electric Utilities is utilizing drones to help perform power line inspections on transmission lines throughout its 10,000-square-mile service territory. As one of the first U.S. utility companies to receive FAA approval to operate a drone, or unmanned aerial system, PPL is at the forefront of the trend to… Read more »

PPL Corporation positioned for a bright future

December 21, 2015

PPL Tower Building at Night

Recently, Bill Spence, chairman, president and CEO, sat down with Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation’s Colin McEvoy to discuss PPL’s strengths and clear focus for success. PPL Corporation is one of the largest publicly-held electric utilities in the United States, and the spinoff of PPL’s competitive generation division, to form Talen Energy, has done nothing… Read more »

PPL provides powerful career resources for 100 at-risk students

October 16, 2015

My Brothers Keeper Event

A level playing field and access to opportunities are just two of the things that stand in the way of success for at-risk youth in the Lehigh Valley. On Friday, Oct. 16, PPL Corporation made strides to close those gaps with the first My Brother’s Keeper careers conference in the Lehigh Valley. The event welcomed… Read more »