PPL Electric Utilities To Lower Transmission Rates

  • PPL Corp PPL subsidiary PPL Electric Utilities plans to reduce the company's transmission rates and lower customer bills if approved by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
  • The agreement, reached with a group of industrial and municipal customers, would reset the base return on equity for PPL Electric's transmission formula rate from 11.18% to 9.9%, saving the typical residential customer about $1.54 and the typical business customer about $2.15 on their monthly electric bill over 12 months.
  • PPL Electric provides electric delivery service to more than 1.4 million homes and businesses in Pennsylvania.
  • Price Action: PPL shares are trading higher by 1.90% at $29.75 on the last check Friday.
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