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2014-06-10 00:20:36

ALLENTOWN, Pa., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- PPL to spin off its competitive energy business, combine it with Riverstone's generation portfolio in a new publicly traded corporation called Talen Energy Corporation -- Talen Energy to own and operate more than 15,000 megawatts of diverse generating capacity in key U.S. competitive energy markets -- PPL Corporation will continue to serve more than 10 million customers through its regulated...

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 16:22:29

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today announced that county and municipal allocation amounts from the Act 13 natural gas impact fee are now available for review on the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission's (PUC) website. "These dollars are helping local communities all across Pennsylvania meet their critical obligations to their constituents without the need to raise local taxes," said Corbett. In early April, Corbett announced that impact fee...

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...

2014-05-29 12:29:04

Company embarks on month-long initiative to raise funds to help fight pediatric cancer CHESTER, Pa., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Power Home Remodeling Group, the nation's third largest home remodeling company, is holding its third annual company-wide "Power Month for Alex's" initiative throughout the month of June to support Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF), a nonprofit dedicated to finding cures for all kids with cancer. To help raise funds and complement ALSF's National Lemonade...

2014-05-22 08:23:59

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Satisfaction levels for utilities increase when customers are aware and engaged in multiple program offerings, according to the J.D. Power 2014 Consumer Engagement Study(SM) released today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130605/LA26502LOGO The study, now in its second year, measures the level of residential customers' engagement with their electric utility's programs, products and services and is based on responses from customers...

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...

2014-05-20 12:24:20

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday, May 19, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,125.82, up 0.86%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished the day 0.12% higher at 16,511.86, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,885.08, up 0.38%. The gains were broad based as seven out of ten sectors ended the session in positive. The S&P 500 Utilities Sector Index ended the day at 209.81, down 1.56%,...

2014-05-19 23:11:50

Cher is already done dozens of shows into a 2014 tour, and fans can visit TicketProcess.com today to access a large selection of concert tickets to her upcoming date in Allentown, Pennsylvania at the PPL Center for her September 15th concert. (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 The tour is entitled Dressed to Kill, and the 67-year-old still makes her way around the stage with the youthful exuberance and flair that got her attention as she made a name for herself in the 70s. This concert is in the...


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