PPL EnergyPlus Offers Customers Chance to Go Green

ALLENTOWN, Pa., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Everyone wants to do
their part to fight global warming. Now with the help of a new program from
PPL EnergyPlus, you can help create a cleaner, greener future for our planet.

PPL EnergyPlus on Thursday (12/11) launched the Renewable Choice Program,
which allows consumers, businesses and wholesale energy customers to help fund
the development of new renewable energy such as wind, landfill-gas or biomass
and soon solar projects.

“Climate change is a global issue, but there are small actions we can take
that will have a big impact,” said Robert D. Gabbard, president of PPL
EnergyPlus. “We are offering individuals a simple and effective way to support
the development of renewable energy projects and help offset the carbon
footprint of their electricity use.”

Projects that produce renewable power also generate renewable energy
credits (RECs). One REC is created for each megawatt-hour of electricity
delivered into the power grid from a renewable energy facility. When customers
enroll in the Renewable Choice Program, PPL EnergyPlus purchases and retires
RECs on their behalf.

For as little as $7 per month, customers can help increase the development
of new renewable energy sources and reduce the country’s collective reliance
on fossil fuels.

Participation in the program does not mean that customers will receive
their electricity from renewable energy sources.

Rather, the RECs that the Renewable Choice Program purchases provide an
incentive or additional revenue for developers to build more renewable energy
projects, making renewable energy a greater percentage of our country’s energy
portfolio.

“Every megawatt-hour of clean, renewable energy in the local, regional or
national electricity grid means that one less hour of energy is used from
traditional sources such as coal, natural gas and oil,” Gabbard said.

Under the program, customers have the option to support renewable
resources either across the nation, within their region or even within their
own communities. The first community-level program will be offered in
Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

To learn more about the program or to sign up for Renewable Choice, go to
http://www.pplrenewables.com.

Renewable Choice is the third retail product from PPL EnergyPlus. In
October 2007, the company began providing natural gas supply and services for
commercial and industrial customers throughout the mid-Atlantic. In May 2008,
PPL EnergyPlus began offering its customers the opportunity to obtain
curtailment and demand response services through Comverge/Enerwise.

PPL EnergyPlus is a subsidiary of PPL Corporation, which controls more
than 11,000 megawatts of generating capacity in the United States, sells
energy in key U.S. markets and delivers electricity to about 4 million
customers in Pennsylvania and the United Kingdom.

To learn more about PPL EnergyPlus, go to http://www.pplenergyplus.com.

PPL EnergyPlus LLC is an unregulated subsidiary of PPL Corporation. PPL
EnergyPlus is not the same company as PPL Electric Utilities. The prices of
PPL EnergyPlus are not regulated by the Pennsylvania Public Utility
Commission. You do not have to buy PPL EnergyPlus electricity, natural gas or
other products in order to receive the same quality regulated services from
PPL Electric Utilities.

[Via http://www.prnewswire.com]

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