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2014-08-04 16:22:36

READING, Pa., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help ensure continued reliability enhancements for its two million Pennsylvania customers, FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) subsidiaries Pennsylvania Power Company (Penn Power), West Penn Power Company (West Penn Power), Metropolitan Edison Company (Met-Ed) and Pennsylvania Electric Company (Penelec) today filed comprehensive distribution rate plans with the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PPUC). For Penn Power, this is the first base rate...

2014-05-28 16:22:22

GREENSBURG, Pa., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the upcoming hot summer months expected to produce higher electrical demand, FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) is completing inspections and conducting equipment maintenance in its West Penn Power central and western Pennsylvania territory that are intended to enhance service reliability. Helicopter patrols are completing inspections on more than 1,800 miles of FirstEnergy transmission lines located in the West Penn Power area. The inspections...

2014-05-13 12:25:27

Work Includes 4,500 Miles of Lines and Will Help Enhance Reliability GREENSBURG, Pa., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- West Penn Power, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), continues to conduct tree trimming work in communities across its 24-county service area in central and western Pennsylvania as part of its ongoing efforts to help enhance system reliability. Since the beginning of the year, West Penn Power tree contractors have trimmed more than 1,600 circuit miles of electric lines...

2014-02-27 16:22:31

READING, Pa., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With near-record snowfall and continuing low temperatures across Pennsylvania this winter, Penn Power, West Penn Power, Penelec and Met-Ed, FirstEnergy's (NYSE: FE) Pennsylvania utilities, remind customers of steps they can take to manage energy bills that may climb as cold weather lingers. In some parts of Pennsylvania, deep snow has limited access to electric meters. Customers are encouraged to clear a path and free gates or other obstructions...

2014-02-24 12:21:34

Company Increases Investment in Infrastructure Projects Designed to Help Reduce Number and Duration of Outages GREENSBURG, Pa., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing efforts to strengthen the durability and flexibility of its electric system, FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) plans to invest about $160 million in 2014 on infrastructure upgrades to enhance service reliability in West Penn Power's 24-county service area. This represents about a $41 million increase compared to what...

2014-02-04 16:23:24

Payment Plans, Budget Billing, Other Services Available to Customers with Higher Seasonal Bills AKRON, Ohio, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Payment plans, budget billing options and other services are available to customers of FirstEnergy's (NYSE: FE) utilities who may need assistance with winter electric bills due to recent extreme weather across the companies' service areas. Programs available and qualifications to participate differ by utility company service area, so customers in...

2014-01-14 16:21:41

Offer provides up-front savings and long-term price certainty AKRON, Ohio, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Residents served by PPL Electric now have the opportunity to save money on their electric bills and secure a low generation price for six years by signing up with the FirstEnergy Solutions PriceControl offer. By enrolling now, residents can lock in a fixed price of 8.11 cents per kilowatt-hour (kWh) on electric generation through 2019, which is a savings over PPL Electric's...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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