Profile: PPL Corp (PPL.N)
PPL Corporation (PPL), incorporated on March 15, 1994, is a utility holding company. Through its subsidiaries, PPL delivers electricity to customers in the United Kingdom, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, Virginia and Tennessee; delivers natural gas to customers in Kentucky, and generates electricity from power plants in Kentucky. PPL operates through U.K. Regulated Segment, Kentucky Regulated Segment and Pennsylvania Regulated Segment.
U.K. Regulated Segment
The U.K. Regulated Segment consists of PPL Global, which includes PPL WPD Limited's (WPD) regulated electricity distribution operations, the results of hedging the translation of WPD's earnings from British pound sterling into United States dollars, and certain costs, such as the United States income taxes, administrative costs and allocated financing costs. As of December 31, 2016, WPD, through its subsidiaries, operated approximately four of the 15 regulated distribution networks providing electricity service in the United Kingdom. As of December 31, 2016, the number of network customers (end users) served by WPD totals over 7.8 million across approximately 21,600 square miles in Wales and southwest and central England.
Kentucky Regulated Segment
Kentucky Regulated segment consists of the operations of Louisville Gas and Electric Company (LG&E) and KU Energy LLC (LKE), which owns and operates regulated public utilities engaged in the generation, transmission, distribution and sale of electricity and distribution and sale of natural gas, representing primarily the activities of LG&E and Kentucky Utilities Company (KU). In addition, certain acquisition-related financing costs are allocated to the Kentucky Regulated segment. LG&E and KU, subsidiaries of LKE, are engaged 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 in Louisville and adjacent areas in Kentucky, and provides natural gas service in Kentucky. As of December 31, 2016, KU provided electric service to approximately 521,000 customers in 77 counties in central, southeastern and western Kentucky, approximately 28,000 customers in five counties in southwestern Virginia, and four customers in Tennessee, covering approximately 4,800 non-contiguous square miles. As of December 31, 2016, KU also sold wholesale electricity to 11 municipalities in Kentucky under load following contracts.
Pennsylvania Regulated segment
The Pennsylvania Regulated segment consists of PPL Electric Utilities Corporation (PPL Electric), a regulated public utility engaged in the distribution and transmission of electricity. As of December 31, 2016, PPL Electric delivered electricity to approximately 1.4 million customers in a 10,000-square mile territory in 29 counties of eastern and central Pennsylvania. PPL Electric also provides electricity supply to retail customers in this area.
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- BRIEF-PPL Corp reaffirms 2017 earnings outlook of $2.05 to $2.25 per share
- BRIEF-Calpers says supports PPL Corp's shareowner proposal regarding climate change policy and reporting
- BRIEF-PPL Corp CEO William Spence's 2016 compensation $15.5 mln vs $12.98 mln in 2015
- BRIEF-PPL is expected to reaffirm previously announced 2017 earnings forecast
- BRIEF-PPL Corporation reports Q4 earnings per share $0.68