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Reliability

Powering a brighter tomorrow.
At PPL, we’re dedicated to keeping you safe and keeping the lights on—day and night—in any weather, however we can. How do we do that? We provide reliable service through cutting-edge smart grid technology; new power lines and substations; stronger, more storm-resistant poles; innovative data analytics; and keeping trees clear of power lines with proactive vegetation management.
Engineering an electric and educational future

Engineering an electric and educational future

This week is Engineers Week, a time dedicated to celebrating all that engineers do to make a difference, while promoting the need for more engineers in society. We’re proud of our hardworking, innovative engineers who help push us toward our goal of becoming the...

Power to the PEEPS

Power to the PEEPS

We pride ourselves on delivering safe, reliable and affordable electricity to a variety of businesses across our territory. One company we’re especially proud to power, sits in the quaint town of Bethlehem and has been manufacturing marshmallow PEEPs for the past 100...

Tips to stay safe and prepare for winter weather

Tips to stay safe and prepare for winter weather

Our grid is one of the most reliable in the country. Over the past decade, we have made significant investments to build a stronger, smarter and more resilient grid. From clearing vegetation around power lines and replacing aging equipment to installing state-of-the-art grid technology, our reliability investments mean customers are experiencing 30% fewer outages since 2011.

Groundhog Day – Let’s talk weather forecasts

Groundhog Day – Let’s talk weather forecasts

Punxsutawney Phil’s prognostication on Gobbler’s Knob for an early spring might make you sad – or glad – depending on your love of snow and cold weather. For an electric utility, however, watching the weather isn’t a matter of shadows. It’s a serious, around-the-clock...

Are you prepared for storm season?

Are you prepared for storm season?

As summer approaches, so does the start of the summer storm season. We want you to know we’re prepared to continue delivering safe and reliable service in all kinds of weather. One way we keep the lights on during storms is through the investments we’ve made in our...

Keeping our customers safe and the lights on in Harrisburg

Keeping our customers safe and the lights on in Harrisburg

It took a lot of strategic planning, hard work and the use of a 100-ton crane, but residents on one city block in Harrisburg can rest easier now that a huge tree that had become a safety hazard is gone. We partnered with the City of Harrisburg and tree-removal experts...

Keeping the lights on in the Poconos

Keeping the lights on in the Poconos

Our mission is to provide safe and reliable electric service to power your lives. That’s why we’re always working on reliability efforts, like trimming trees and investing in stronger poles.   Recently, our crews in Monroe County completed a major project to relocate...

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