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In the Community

We believe in giving back.
Being part of the communities we serve goes beyond delivering safe, reliable electricity.

Whether we’re mentoring budding engineers, tutoring school children, cleaning up neighborhood parks, assisting veterans, or empowering educators and students we’re committed to the communities we serve.

We also believe in sustainability and we consider environmental impact in all we do. We care about the environment, local wildlife and are working to build a greener energy future. 

Challenging kids to think and live greener

Challenging kids to think and live greener

When you’re nearly four decades into teaching school children about the environment –and getting them to think critically about it – you have to be doing something right. And, certainly, Pennsylvania Envirothon, through its annual competition for high school students,...

Preparing for a minty fall

Preparing for a minty fall

We’re passionate about pollinators and the positive impact they have on our environment. Birds, bees, and butterflies are just a few of the pollinators that help sustain our ecosystem. And we’re committed to preserving and protecting them. Since 2017, we have...

Lineworkers compete for a cause

Lineworkers compete for a cause

Keeping the lights on for everyone- in the heat and the cold, when it's raining or snowing, or even on a blue sky day - is no easy task. Working in the field requires agility, strength and focus, and commitment to safety above all else. Earlier this summer, 10 of our...

Reviving a popular nature area

Reviving a popular nature area

A popular Union County nature area enjoyed by hundreds each year is getting long planned and much needed improvements with a little help from PPL. Koons Trail along Buffalo Creek in Mifflinburg, originally created by Mifflinburg Middle School teacher Joe Southerton...

Delivering trees for a greener future

Delivering trees for a greener future

Thousands of blueberry, serviceberry, eastern redbud, river oak and sycamore trees are getting planted across our territory, thanks to our Community Roots program. Just this week, our employees distributed nearly 12,000 tree seedlings to conservation organizations,...

Earth Day Your Way

Earth Day Your Way

At PPL, the environment is important to us and we know it’s equally important to you! That’s why we’re launching a campaign to honor Earth Day 2021 and we invite you to join us!  This year’s theme is #RestoreOurEarth. And what better time to get outside and preserve...

Bringing STEM learning to virtual classrooms

Bringing STEM learning to virtual classrooms

As any teacher will tell you, the transition to a virtual environment has been a challenge. That's why we're stepping up to ease the burden and connect students with the resources they need to thrive. Through a partnership with Smithsonian Science Education Center, Da...

Major Grant helps bring “Ambulance Bus” to life

Major Grant helps bring “Ambulance Bus” to life

In 2018 when we agreed to grant $100,000 to the Susquehanna Health Foundation toward an “ambulance bus,” it was an exciting and innovative idea. But this year, we saw that idea and vision come to life.    Now, this climate-controlled, 15 passenger, ambulance bus will...

Not all heroes wear capes; some wear PPE

Not all heroes wear capes; some wear PPE

Mike Bezick’s day-to-day routine as a journeyman, doesn’t normally include helping a stranded customer. But one cold day this winter, that’s exactly what he did. As Mike drove back to our Lehigh Service Center during a fresh snowstorm, he discovered a vehicle that...

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