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2014-06-07 08:20:28

BERWICK, Pa., June 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unit 1 at PPL Corporation's Susquehanna nuclear power plant in Luzerne County, Pa., resumed generating electricity safely and reliably for customers late Friday (6/6) after completing a scheduled refueling and maintenance outage. Workers replaced about 40 percent of the uranium fuel and performed a large number of equipment maintenance tasks and upgrades all aimed at further improving plant safety, reliability and performance. Equipment...

2014-06-03 16:22:28

ALLENTOWN, Pa., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 1600 have ratified a new three-year contract with Pennsylvania-based companies of PPL Corporation, the company announced Tuesday (6/3). The agreement, which will run through May 21, 2017, includes wage increases of 2.5 percent in the first year, 2.5 percent in the second year, and 2.75 percent in the third year. It also provides competitive retirement savings and healthcare...

2014-05-21 12:22:38

DERBY, England, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) has taken decisive, strategic action to enhance shareowner value and to pay a secure dividend, the company's top executive said Wednesday (5/21) at the company's annual meeting in Derby, England. "Your company had another solid year in 2013, delivering strong earnings for our shareowners and equally strong reliable service for our 10 million customers in the United States and the United Kingdom," said William H....

2014-05-21 08:23:42

ALLENTOWN, Pa., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) declared a quarterly common stock dividend on Wednesday (5/21) of $0.3725 per share payable July 1, 2014, to shareowners of record as of June 10, 2014. PPL Corporation, with 2013 revenues of $12 billion, is one of the largest companies in the U.S. utility sector. The PPL family of companies delivers electricity and natural gas to about 10 million customers in the United States and the United Kingdom, owns more...

2014-05-10 12:20:55

ALLENTOWN, Pa., May 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania-based companies of PPL Corporation and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 1600 reached a tentative agreement Saturday (5/10) on a three-year labor contract. The tentative agreement is a win-win for both parties as it includes wage increases of 7.75 percent over the three-year term of the contract, a new retirement savings program for future employees, changes in healthcare benefit options that reflect the...

2014-05-01 08:24:45

- Earnings from ongoing operations up 15 percent from 2013, driven by increases in all three regulated business segments. ALLENTOWN, Pa., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) on Thursday (5/1) announced first-quarter 2014 reported earnings of $316 million, or $0.49 per share, a decrease from $413 million, or $0.65 per share in the first quarter of 2013. Adjusting for special items, quarterly earnings from ongoing operations were $523 million, or $0.80 per share, an...

2014-04-29 12:25:45

ALLENTOWN, Pa., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PPL Corporation ("PPL" or the "Company") (NYSE:PPL) today announced the final terms for the May 1, 2014 (the "Settlement Date") settlement of its 2011 Equity Units (CUSIP 69351T 114, NYSE: PPL PR W). On the Settlement Date, PPL will issue an aggregate of 31,678,820 shares of its Common Stock to the holders of the Company's 2011 Equity Units in respect of the stock purchase contracts constituting a part thereof, as provided under the...

2014-04-23 16:23:22

ALLENTOWN, Pa., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) will release consolidated first-quarter 2014 earnings results before the stock market opens on Thursday, May 1. William H. Spence, PPL chairman, president and Chief Executive Officer, and other members of PPL's executive team will discuss quarterly results and the company's general business outlook during a conference call with financial analysts that begins at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time. The call will be webcast...

2014-04-12 08:20:04

BERWICK, Pa., April 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Operators at PPL's Susquehanna nuclear power plant disconnected the Unit 1 reactor from the electrical grid Saturday (4/12) to begin a scheduled refueling and maintenance outage. While the reactor is shut down, workers will replace about 40 percent of the uranium fuel and complete a number of equipment maintenance tasks and upgrades. The plant also will be investing millions to upgrade equipment with state-of-the-art technology and to...

2014-03-26 08:22:21

BERWICK, Pa., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Operators at PPL's Susquehanna nuclear power plant reconnected the Unit 2 reactor to the electrical grid Tuesday (3/25) after repairing a valve on a non-safety-related water supply pump. Operators shut the unit down early Thursday (3/20) to establish the working conditions needed to perform the required maintenance on this valve. Unit 1 continues to operate at full power. The Susquehanna plant, located in Luzerne County about seven miles...


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