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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...

2014-05-08 12:27:32

Philadelphia-area restaurant chain will open new full service restaurant in Allentown and multi-state expansion of amusement park locations PHILADELPHIA, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chickie's and Pete's (C&P), the Philadelphia-area sports bar and restaurant chain, today announced the full scope of its planned summer expansion into several new sporting and amusement establishments. Among the highlights of the confirmed expansions is a stand-alone restaurant that will be housed in...

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...

2014-04-07 08:23:33

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. NEW YORK, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL), NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NRG), FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. (NYSE: PEG), and CMS Energy Corp. (NYSE: CMS). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are...

2014-04-07 04:20:50

WASHINGTON, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Electric utilities in the US are expanding their use of social media and mobile applications to improve smart grid benefits and better engage with their customers. Of the 50 largest utilities, 49 currently have active Twitter accounts, all have Facebook accounts and 15 have mobile apps. These media are critical in reaching customers during power outages but also in providing energy savings tips, bill pay and other customer engagement services,...

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...

2014-03-20 08:22:53

BERWICK, Pa., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Operators at PPL's Susquehanna nuclear power plant disconnected the Unit 2 reactor from the electrical grid Thursday (3/20) to repair a valve on a non-safety-related water supply pump. Shutting down the unit will 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 north of Berwick, is owned...


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