Dayton Power & Light Company Awarded Grants totaling $2.5 Million to Local Organizations in 2016

DAYTON, Ohio–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Dayton Power and Light Company (DP&L), a subsidiary of The AES
Corporation (NYSE: AES), awarded one hundred forty-five (145) grants to
a variety of educational, cultural, arts, human services, community and
environmental organizations totaling $2.5 million in 2016.

“DP&L and the DP&L Foundation make significant contributions to programs
that make a difference our communities,” said DP&L President and CEO Tom
Raga. “It is part of our corporate philosophy and these grants are just
one visible result of what DP&L and our employees contribute to enhance
the quality of life for our customers and their families.”

The 2016 grants include twelve Signature Grants, a program the DP&L
Foundation Board of Trustees initiated in 2013 to support new or
innovative initiatives by our community partners. The Signature Grants,
including three that exceed $100,000, will be announced in January 2017.

Since its founding in 1985, The Dayton Power and Light Company
Foundation along with DP&L have awarded almost $52 million to worthy
organizations.

For more information about community investments made by The Dayton
Power and Light Company and The Dayton Power and Light Company
Foundation, visit
our website.

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 AES Ohio Generation, LLC (AES Ohio
Gen), Miami Valley Insurance Company (MVIC), and Miami Valley Lighting,
LLC (MVLt). The Dayton Power and Light Company, a regulated electric
utility, provides service to over 515,000 customers in West Central
Ohio; AES Ohio Gen engages in the operation of merchant peaking
generation facilities; MVIC, a captive insurance company, provides
insurance services to DPL and its subsidiaries, and MVLt maintains
outdoor lighting to governments and businesses. 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, battery storage and diesel
peaking units. For more information about the company, please visit www.dplinc.com.
Connect with DP&L at www.twitter.com/dpltoday,
www.linkedin.com/company/dayton-power-and-light,
and at www.facebook.com/DPLToday.

The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES) is a Fortune 200 global power company.
We provide affordable, sustainable energy to 17 countries through a
diverse portfolio of distribution businesses as well as thermal and
renewable generation facilities. Our workforce of 21,000 people is
committed to operational excellence and meeting the world’s changing
power needs. AES’ 2015 revenues were $15 billion and AES owns and
manages $37 billion in total assets. To learn more, please visit www.aes.com.
Follow AES on Twitter @TheAESCorp.

About The Dayton Power and Light Company Foundation

The Dayton Power and Light Company Foundation is a 501(c)(3) private
foundation established in 1985 to invest in our communities and
contribute to the improvement of the overall quality of life. The DP&L
Foundation focuses its contributions in the following strategic
contribution areas: Economic Development, Arts & Culture, Health & Human
Services, and Education. Since its inception, The Dayton Power and Light
Company Foundation has made gifts totaling $35 million. To learn more,
please visit www.dpandl.com/community.

Contacts

Dayton Power and Light Company
Mary Ann Kabel, 937-224-5940