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Prices are on the rise: shop smart for the energy supply that’s right for you

By Jane George, Regional Affairs Director, PPL Electric Utilities If you’ve been to the store lately, you’ve probably noticed that prices are going up.   From beef to gas, and just about everything in between. But, just like you’d shop around for the best price on everyday goods, it’s important to know that you can also…

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Energy Vampires

By Jane George, Regional Affairs Director, PPL Electric Utilities Energy vampires are scary.   And no, we’re not talking about those people who drain the energy out of you.   We’re talking about all the electronic gadgets, gizmos, appliances and other devices that draw energy — commonly known as phantom loads — when they’re plugged in but…

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PPL Electric Utilities customers reach Emergency Rental Assistance Program milestone

By Jane George, Regional Affairs Director, PPL Electric Utilities Pennsylvania utility helps customers receive more than $2.6 million in assistance PPL Electric Utilities customers have received more than $2.6 million in utility payments through the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) and millions remain for eligible customers. ERAP, a federal program administered by the state, is…

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Here Comes Hurricane Season

By Jane George, Regional Affairs Director, PPL Electric Utilities Prepare your family and home for severe storms, loss of power Hurricane season – that six-month period that brings damaging wind and heavy rain along the east coast – has begun and we’re prepared. We hope you are too. Each year, PPL Electric Utilities’ 1.4 million customers…

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Bill help: Are you staying on top of your electricity supply rate?

By Gregory N. Dudkin, Executive V.P. & CEO, PPL Corporation Here in Pennsylvania, you can shop for your electricity supply. Just like you would shop for a car, you compare different offers and choose what is right for you at the lowest cost. Then, PPL Electric Utilities delivers the electricity to you. We support shopping…

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Need help paying your electric bill? These resources can help.

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By Jane George, Regional Affairs Director, PPL Electric Utilities Vaccines are rolling out and hope is in the air, but the lasting impacts of the pandemic are still very real for many Pennsylvanians. If you’re having trouble paying your electric bill – or if you’re falling behind on your payments – there are programs that can…

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Energy saving at home

By Jane George, Regional Affairs Director, PPL Electric Utilities It’s been a whole year since the pandemic shifted our daily activities, interactions, and the way we work and attend school. We have some tried-and-true tips that will help you save energy and money no matter how much longer we’re all staying safe at home. In the…

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Stay safe this winter with these tips

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By Jane George, Regional Affairs Director, PPL Electric Utilities While making safety first should be a year-round proposition, there are some particular safety hazards lurking during the winter months that we have to keep in mind and guard against. Consumer statistics indicate that electrical product sales increase during the winter months. When considering that and…

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Storm Versus Power Grid

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How PPL Electric Utilities is changing the reliability odds for the better By Jane George, Regional Affairs Director, PPL Electric Utilities Hurricanes have had names for 70 years. Now big winter storms get them. Go figure. As I write this column just before Christmas, a powerful nor’easter – Winter Storm Gail – just left the…

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Celebrating the difference makers among us in a year like no other

Celebrating the difference makers among us in a year like no other By Jane George, Regional Affairs Director, PPL Electric Utilities There are so many great people out there who work tirelessly to make their communities better places to live. You may call them the helpers, the doers, the volunteers. We call them Bright Lights.…

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