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2013-08-16 16:20:49

Access Roads Will Be First Step in Project NEWARK, N.J., Aug. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Public Service Electric & Gas (PSE&G) and PPL Electric Utilities will start construction of the Susquehanna-Roseland power line project in Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area on Sept. 3. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120830/MM62627LOGO ) The project will begin with access road construction. Later in the construction process, crews will drill and pour new concrete...

2013-08-16 16:20:35

Access Roads Will Be First Step in Project ALLENTOWN, Pa., Aug. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PPL Electric Utilities and Public Service Electric & Gas Company will start construction of the Susquehanna-Roseland power line project in Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area on Sept. 3. The project will begin with access road construction. Later in the construction process, crews will drill and pour new concrete foundations, remove the existing 85-year-old power line, set the new...

2013-08-12 12:28:58

COVENTRY, England, August 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- - Gadget loving nation owns over 606 million gadgets - Over 3.2 million cheeky chaps admit to charging gadgets in the pub The UK is a nation of 'gadget buffs' owning a staggering 606 million[1] gadgets. But over half (54%) of people are overcharging their technology, according to new research[2]from E.ON. The power of love: The research shows our tendency to remain plugged-in is causing...

2013-08-07 12:22:08

ALLENTOWN, Pa., Aug. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Paul Farr, executive vice president and Chief Financial Officer of PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL), will participate in a panel discussion on Thursday, Aug. 8, at the Goldman Sachs Power and Utilities Conference in New York. Farr is part of a panel on "Capital Allocation across Different Businesses and Different Stakeholders" that begins at 11:30 a.m. Eastern time. The panel will be webcast live on PPL's website, www.pplweb.com. Go to the...

2013-07-24 12:22:52

ALLENTOWN, Pa., July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) will issue second-quarter 2013 earnings results before the stock market opens on Thursday, Aug. 1. William H. Spence, PPL chairman, president and chief executive officer, along with other members of PPL's executive team, will discuss quarterly results and the company's general business outlook during a conference call with analysts that begins at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time. The call will be available online...

2013-07-23 08:24:54

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- While many electric utility companies provide programs to help their customers manage their energy costs, a large percentage of their customers are not aware of the programs available to them, according to the J.D. Power 2013 Consumer Engagement Study(SM) released today. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130605/LA26502LOGO) The inaugural study measures the level of residential customers' engagement with their electric...

2013-07-22 08:21:59

BERWICK, Pa., July 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Operators reconnected the Unit 1 reactor at PPL's Susquehanna nuclear power plant to the regional electric grid Sunday (7/21), after repairing one of four valves that control the amount of steam going into the turbine. Unit 2 is operating at full power. The Susquehanna plant, located in Luzerne County about seven miles north of Berwick, is owned jointly by PPL Susquehanna LLC and Allegheny Electric Cooperative Inc. and is operated by PPL...

2013-07-21 08:20:08

BERWICK, Pa., July 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Operators disconnected Unit 1 at PPL Corporation's Susquehanna nuclear power plant in northeastern Pennsylvania from the regional power grid Sunday (7/21) to repair one of four valves that control the amount of steam going into the turbine. "Repairing the valve reflects our conservative approach to operating the plant safely and reliably," said Timothy S. Rausch, PPL Susquehanna senior vice president and Chief Nuclear Officer. "The repair...

2013-07-16 08:23:01

NEW YORK, July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. Today, Wall Street Reports announced new research reports highlighting Duke Energy Corp. (NYSE: DUK), PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL), Consolidated Edison, Inc. (NYSE: ED), FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) and TECO Energy, Inc. (NYSE: TE). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst...

2013-07-16 00:20:15

BUTTE, Mont., July 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On July 1st, Colstrip Unit 4, a 740MW net generation unit in which NorthWestern Corporation d/b/a NorthWestern Energy (NYSE: NWE) owns a 30% share (222 megawatts (MW)), tripped off-line. Upon initial inspection, damage to the stator/rotor assembly was evident, consistent with a ground fault. PPL Montana (PPL), the operator of Colstrip Unit 4, currently is developing a repair schedule. It is expected the unit will remain under repair for...