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  • PPL Electric Utilities prepares for early snowstorm

    PPL Electric Utilities prepares for early snowstorm
    PPL Electric Utilities is preparing for a pre-Halloween storm that could bring heavy, wet snow to all areas of its service territory Saturday, potentially causing significant system damage. The utility worked Friday to adjust its staffing schedules to...
  • Update: PPL Electric Utilities storm response

    Update: PPL Electric Utilities storm response
    utage Update: • As of 9 a.m. PPL Electric Utilities had more than 2,700 repair cases affecting 193,000 customers throughout our service area. • Crews working through the night restored power to about 15,000 customers. Since the beginning of the storm,...
  • Downed tree sparks electrical fire in Lancaster Township

    Downed tree sparks electrical fire in Lancaster Township
    PPL Electric Utilities crews restored power to more than 4,000 Lancaster County customers after strong storms caused outages Tuesday. The people of the 1500 block of Valley Road in Lancaster Township got an impromptu fireworks show, when a fallen tree...
  • PPL owns up to power surge

    PPL owns up to power surge
    Every now and then, we get a happy ending. And while this one might not send you running for the tissues, it might give you hope that the little guy can conquer a mighty corporation. In this case, the corporation apologized, four families got...
  • Local Preps for Hurricane Sandy

    Local Preps for Hurricane Sandy
    Whether Hurricane Sandy slams or skirts Central Pennsylvania, local emergency response crews are trying to prepare. PPL Electric Utilities is coordinating with crews in Kentucky to bring them to the region as soon as Sunday, should they be needed....
  • PPL Corporation : Unit 1 at Susquehanna Nuclear Plant Shut Down

    PPL Corporation : Unit 1 at Susquehanna Nuclear Plant Shut Down
    Operators at the Susquehanna nuclear power plant performed a planned and controlled shutdown of the Unit 1 reactor Tuesday (6/19) morning to investigate the source of a minor water leak inside the containment structure that surrounds the reactor. "The...
  • PPL admits causing power surge

     
    PPL has admitted causing a power surge that it initially refused to take responsibility for. Today's Watchdog column has the details on PPL's reversal of its position on what happened during a transformer repair in a January snowstorm in South......
  • Monday Morning Coffee: The Day After Irene.

     
    Good Monday Morning, Fellow Seekers. If you're one of the lucky Pennsylvanians who have electricity this Monday morning and you're reading this entry, then welcome, glad you made it through the storm all right. And if you don't have electricity......
  • PPL settles power shutoff investigation

     
    Today's Watchdog column explains how PPL Electric Utilities of Allentown has agreed to settle a state investigation into whether it violated state rules when it shut off power to an elderly, disabled man who died two weeks later. The settlement......
  • PPL gets a jolt from Chevy Volt

     
    PPL Electric Utilities is one of 28 member utility companies participating in a test program involving the Chevrolet Volt, General Motors' new hybrid-electric car, according to officials from parent PPL Corp. The Electric Power Research Institute, a trade...
  • PPL warns customers of scam calls

     
    PPL Electric Utilities is warning customers to beware of apparent scam artists who are making phone calls posing as PPL workers and fishing for financial information. Spokesman Michael Wood said one customer received a call Tuesday (Dec. 6) that...