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Last $30.00 USD
Change Today -0.99 / -3.19%
Volume 6.1M
As of 8:04 PM 09/1/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).
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Company Description

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Two North Ninth Street

Allentown, PA 18101

United States

Phone: 610-774-5151

Fax: 610-774-5106

PPL Corporation operates as an energy and utility holding company. The company, through its subsidiaries, delivers electricity to customers in the U.K., Pennsylvania, Kentucky, Virginia, and Tennessee; delivers natural gas to customers in Kentucky; generates electricity from power plants in the northeastern, northwestern and southeastern U.S.; and markets wholesale or retail energy primarily in the northeastern and northwestern portions of the U.S. Segments The company is organized into four segments: U.K. Regulated, Kentucky Regulated, Pennsylvania Regulated, and Supply. U.K. Regulated segment This segment consists of PPL Global, LLC, which primarily includes WPD's (WPD Ltd and its subsidiaries together with a sister company PPL WPD Ltd.) regulated electricity distribution operations. WPD, through indirect wholly owned subsidiaries, operates 4 of the 15 regulated distribution networks providing electricity service in the U.K. The number of network customers (end-users) served by WPD totals 7.8 million across 21,600 square miles in Wales and southwest and central England. WPD provides regulated electricity distribution services to licensed third party energy suppliers who use the network to transfer electricity to their customers, the end-users. WPD's energy-related business includes ancillary activities that support the distribution business. Franchise and Licenses The operations of WPD's principal subsidiaries, such as Western Power Distribution (South West) plc; Western Power Distribution (South Wales) plc; Western Power Distribution (East Midlands) plc; and Western Power Distribution (West Midlands) plc, are regulated by Office of Gas and Electricity Markets under the direction of the Gas and Electricity Markets Authority. Properties WPD has electric distribution lines in public streets and highways pursuant to legislation and rights-of-way secured from property owners. As of December 31, 2014, WPD's distribution system in the U.K. included 1,624 substations with a total capacity of 68 million kilovolt ampere (kVA); 56,882 circuit miles of overhead lines; and 80,672 underground cable miles. Kentucky Regulated segment This segment consists of the operations of LG&E and KU Energy LLC (LKE), which owns and operates regulated public utilities that engage in the generation, transmission, distribution, and sale of electricity; and distribution and sale of natural gas, representing primarily the activities of Louisville Gas and Electric Company (LG&E) and Kentucky Utilities Company (KU). LG&E and KU, direct subsidiaries of LKE, engage in the regulated generation, transmission, distribution and sale of electricity in Kentucky, and in KU's case, Virginia and Tennessee. LG&E also engages in the distribution and sale of natural gas in Kentucky. LG&E provides electric service to approximately 400,000 customers in Louisville and adjacent areas in Kentucky, covering approximately 700 square miles in 9 counties; and provides natural gas service to approximately 321,000 customers in its electric service area and 8 additional counties in Kentucky. KU provides electric service to approximately 515,000 customers in 77 counties in central, southeastern, and western Kentucky; approximately 28,000 customers in 5 counties in southwestern Virginia; and approximately 10 customers in Tennessee, covering approximately 4,800 non-contiguous square miles. KU also sells wholesale electricity to 12 municipalities in Kentucky under load following contracts. In Virginia, KU operates under the name Old Dominion Power Company. Properties LG&E's and KU's properties consist primarily of regulated generation facilities, electric transmission and distribution assets, and natural gas transmission and distribution assets in Kentucky. As of December 31, 2014, LG&E's transmission system included in the aggregate, 45 substations (32 of which are shared with the distribution system) with a total capacity of 8 million kVA and 675 pole miles of lines. LG&E's distribution system included 97 substations (32 of which are shared with the transmission system) with a total capacity of 5 million kVA; 3,881 circuit mile

 

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