Oct 31, 2019
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (Oct. 31, 2019) -- PPL Electric Utilities is preparing for wind and rain today and tomorrow that has the potential to cause tree-related outages across the utility’s service area.
“We have been tracking the approaching storm and continue to fine-tune our preparations,” said Sal Salet, director of operations for PPL Electric Utilities. “We will have our crews prepared to respond around the clock to whatever outages occur. We remind our customers to stay safe and be prepared for the possibility of losing power.”
PPL Electric Utilities’ comprehensive line clearing program, coupled with extensive smart grid automation and investments in more storm-resistant poles and wires, have combined to significantly reduce both the number and length of storm-related outages.
Nothing is more important than safety. As this storm bears down on our region, we urge customers to be prepared.
In case of an outage:
PPL Electric Utilities provides electric delivery service to more than 1.4 million homes and businesses in Pennsylvania and ranks among the best utility companies in the country for customer service and reliability. PPL Electric Utilities is a major employer in the communities it serves. It is a subsidiary of PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL). For more information visit www.pplelectric.com.