| Mar 11, 2012
Jim Lett knew his house was leaking money, especially during winter. Of course, he couldn't actually see heat slipping out of wiring conduits, exhaust fans, the attic. But he could feel the pain in his wallet as sure as the draftiness that compelled him...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 2:16 PM
High winds and torrential winds left a path of destruction across Central Pennsylvania.
“In 20 years this is the second largest storm we’ve seen since Isabel,” said Jim Nulton, Harrisburg Regional Spokesperson for PPL Electric.
| Sep 8, 2011
| 1:49 PM
In anticipation of expected flooding on the Susquehanna River, PPL has shut down the Holtwood hydroelectric plant in Lancaster County, evacuated plant workers and secured the construction area for the plant's ongoing expansion project.
| Oct 28, 2011
| 1:08 PM
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...
| Oct 30, 2011
| 6:37 AM
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,...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 3:20 AM
While hundreds of thousands of people have had their power restored, the news is not all good for everyone. Met-Ed is telling some people they may be without juice until Sunday as they continue to try and find and fix the mass amounts of downed lines....
| May 28, 2011
| 5:24 AM
PPL Electric Utilities crews have worked since Thursday night to restore power to more than 100,000 customers throughout central and eastern Pennsylvania. Efforts to restore power to an additional 25,000 customers are expected to continue through Sunday....
| Sep 18, 2012
| 6:09 PM
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...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 3:12 PM
The Gap Fire Company is now using the sun's rays to reduce its energy costs.
The company was approached by Gap-based Paradise Energy Solutions to install 177 solar panels at no upfront cost. A system of that size would typically run about $160,000....
| Jun 22, 2008
Pushed by Enron and crafted behind closed doors, the 84-page measure to deregulate Pennsylvania's electric industry was slipped into a bill that called only for a one-word change in the state's taxicab law.
"This legislation," then-Gov. Tom Ridge...
| Jun 23, 2008
When the price of electricity soars in a year and a half, its hefty cost will hit the consumer's pocketbook over and over again.
Homeowners will pay for the increase not just in monthly bills, which could be more than 30 percent higher, but at the...