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2011-11-17 07:30:00

ALLENTOWN, Pa., Nov. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) announced Thursday (11/17) that James H. Miller, the company's top executive since 2006, will retire on March 31, 2012. PPL also announced that, effective immediately, William H. Spence, PPL president and chief operating officer, has been named chief executive officer of the $17 billion, multi-national company. Spence also has been elected to PPL's board of directors. Miller will continue to serve as chairman of...

2011-11-16 08:25:00

ALLENTOWN, Pa., Nov. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) announced on Wednesday (11/16) that it has been designated a 2012 Top Military Friendly Employer® by G.I. Jobs magazine. The list was drawn from a sample of 5,000 eligible companies. Criteria included the strength of company military recruiting efforts, the percentage of new hires with prior military service, retention programs, and company policies toward National Guard and Reserve service. The...

2011-11-03 05:57:00

ALLENTOWN, Pa., Nov. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) on Thursday (11/3) announced third-quarter reported earnings of $444 million, or $0.76 per share, up from $248 million, or $0.51 per share, a year ago. For the first nine months of 2011, PPL's reported earnings were $1.04 billion, or $1.91 per share, compared with $583 million, or $1.40 per share, a year ago. Adjusting for special items, PPL's earnings from ongoing operations for the third quarter were $439...

2011-11-02 08:45:00

ALLENTOWN, Pa., Nov. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Senior management of PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) will make a presentation to investors and financial analysts at the Edison Electric Institute's annual financial conference at 9:45 a.m. EST Tuesday, Nov. 8. James H. Miller, PPL's chairman and chief executive officer, will discuss PPL's corporate strategy, growth opportunities and general business outlook. The presentation will be available online live, in audio format along with slides, on...

2011-10-26 09:44:00

ALLENTOWN, Pa., Oct. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) plans to release its consolidated third-quarter 2011 earnings results before the stock market opens Thursday, Nov. 3. James H. Miller, PPL chairman and chief executive officer, and other members of PPL's executive management team will discuss these results and the company's general business outlook during a conference call with financial analysts at 9 a.m. EDT that day. The call will be available online live, in...

2011-09-19 11:56:00

ALLENTOWN, Pa., Sept. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Paul Farr, executive vice president and chief financial officer of PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL), will participate in a panel discussion entitled "U.K. and Beyond" on Wednesday, Sept. 21, at the Bank of America/Merrill Lynch 2011 Power and Gas Leaders Conference. The panel discussion will be available via a live webcast from 7:45 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. EDT that day. Interested parties may access the presentation through PPL's main Web site:...

2011-09-16 14:31:00

ALLENTOWN, Pa., Sept. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) has been notified of an unsolicited "mini-tender" offer by TRC Capital Corporation to purchase up to 4 million shares, or approximately 0.692 percent, of the outstanding PPL common stock at a price of $27.00 per share. TRC's offer price represents approximately a 4.22 percent discount to the $28.19 closing price of PPL common stock on Sept. 14, 2011, the day before the offer commenced. In addition, TRC's offer is...

2011-09-12 15:15:00

ALLENTOWN, Pa., Sept. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Severe flooding along the Susquehanna River in Pennsylvania that began late last week has had minimal operational impact on power plants owned by subsidiaries of PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL). Plant staff operated the facilities safely, and the flooding caused no appreciable damage to facilities. PPL companies operate the Susquehanna nuclear power plant, the Montour and Brunner Island coal-fired power plants, and the Holtwood hydroelectric plant...

2011-09-02 14:44:00

ALLENTOWN, Pa., Sept. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PPL Electric Utilities crews on Friday (9/2) expect to complete repairs to all but a handful of remaining trouble spots, capping a nearly weeklong effort to undo the wrath of Hurricane Irene. The storm was the second worst in the utility's history when measured by both the number of trouble locations -- 3,200 -- and number of affected customers -- about 415,000. "It's been a grueling, tiring stretch for more than 3,000 PPL Electric...

2011-09-01 09:16:00

ALLENTOWN, Pa., Sept. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Paul Farr, executive vice president and chief financial officer of PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL), will discuss the company's corporate strategy and general business outlook with investors and financial analysts on Thursday, Sept. 8, at the 2011 Barclays Capital CEO Energy/Power Conference. Farr's presentation will be available via a live webcast at 3:05 p.m. EDT that day. Interested parties may access the presentation through PPL's main website:...