DAYTON, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dayton Power and Light (DP&L), a subsidiary of The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES), has funded education, programs and events for more than 67 Miami Valley organizations totaling $409,236 during the first half of 2015.
By partnering with organizations like Think TV, Five Rivers MetroParks, We Care Arts and Boy Scouts of America, DP&L is investing in the communities where our customers and our employees live with their families, work at jobs enhancing the economy and volunteer to make a difference for others.
Among the grants DP&L has provided during the first half of 2015 are $50,000 to Think TV; $9,000 to Five Rivers MetroParks; $20,000 to We Care Arts; $14,000 to the Ohio Minority Supplier Development Council; $10,000 to Boy Scouts of America-Miami Valley Council; $10,000 to Fisher/Nightingale Houses; $40,000 to help fund the U.S. Air Force Marathon and the Freedom Call Tattoo at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base; and over $44,000 to programs throughout Dayton and other area Chambers of Commerce.
“Corporate social responsibility is more than a philosophy at DP&L,” said DP&L President and CEO Tom Raga. “It’s who we are as a company and what we believe in as members of the communities we serve. When you provide a vital service, like electricity, you know the importance of being there for people.”
To see more about DP&L’s investments and corporate involvement, visit www.dpandl.com/community.
About The Dayton Power and Light Company and AES
The Dayton Power and Light Company is the principal subsidiary of DPL Inc. (DPL) a regional energy provider and an AES Company. DPL’s other significant subsidiaries include DPL Energy, LLC (DPLE), Miami Valley Insurance Company (MVIC), and DPL Energy Resources, Inc. (DPLER), which also does business as DP&L Energy. The Dayton Power and Light Company, a regulated electric utility, provides service to over 515,000 customers in West Central Ohio; DPLE engages in the operation of merchant peaking generation facilities; MVIC, a captive insurance company, provides insurance services to DPL and its subsidiaries, and DPLER is a competitive retail electric supplier. DPL, through its subsidiaries, owns and operates approximately 3,000 megawatts of generation capacity, of which 2,000 megawatts are coal-fired units and 1,000 megawatts are solar, natural gas and diesel peaking units. For more information about the company, please visit www.dplinc.com. Follow DP&L on Twitter @DPLToday.
The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES) is a Fortune 200 global power company. We provide affordable, sustainable energy to 18 countries through a diverse portfolio of distribution businesses as well as thermal and renewable generation facilities. Our workforce of 18,500 people is committed to operational excellence and meeting the world’s changing power needs. AES’ 2014 revenues were $17 billion and AES owns and manages $39 billion in total assets. To learn more, please visit www.aes.com. Follow AES on Twitter @TheAESCorp.