Allentown, Pennsylvania United States
PPL Corporation, headquartered in Allentown, Pennsylvania, is a leading provider of utilities and power in the United States and the United Kingdom. Formerly known as Pennsylvania Power and Light, the company runs power plants that burn coal, oil, and natural gas. It controls or owns approximately 19,000 megawatts of generating capacity and sells electricity and natural gas to ten million customers. In 2010, PPL Corporation acquired E.ON US, a German company that owns and operates two major utilities in Kentucky.