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2012-08-27 10:22:32

AKRON, Ohio, Aug. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) today announced that Anne Grealy has been promoted to executive director of State Government Affairs. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120827/CL63504 ) In this role, she will oversee legislative strategies in the company's Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, West Virginia and Maryland service areas as well as in areas where the company's competitive subsidiary, FirstEnergy Solutions, is active, including...

2012-04-24 10:21:36

MORRISTOWN, N.J., April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE) today announced that Holly Kauffman has been named vice president of Operations for its Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) subsidiary, effective May 1. Kauffman will oversee the operations of JCP&L's transmission, distribution, dispatching, substation, engineering, forestry, meter reading and support services functions. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120424/CL93503) Kauffman has been...

2012-03-12 13:00:00

GREENSBURG, Pa., March 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- KEYTEX Energy is proud to announce that it has been awarded a contract to take part in FirstEnergy Corporation's Commercial/Industrial Demand Response Program, which will be available from June 1 to September 30, 2012. This program is authorized under Pennsylvania's Act 129 Energy Efficiency and Conservation Program. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120312/NE68516LOGO ) FirstEnergy's Pennsylvania utilities, which include...

2012-02-28 15:28:00

AKRON, Ohio, Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) today reported 2011 earnings and provided earnings guidance for 2012 and 2013. Full-year 2011 earnings were $3.64 per basic share of common stock on a non-GAAP* basis. On a GAAP basis, 2011 earnings were $2.22 per basic share ($2.21 diluted) on net income of $869 million and revenue of $16.3 billion. FirstEnergy provided 2012 non-GAAP earnings guidance of $3.30 to $3.60 per basic share of common stock ($2.87 to...

2012-02-08 07:00:00

AKRON, Ohio, Feb. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) announced today that its Monongahela Power Company (Mon Power) subsidiary will be retiring three older coal-fired power plants located in West Virginia by September 1, 2012. The decision to close the plants is based on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS), which were recently finalized, and other environmental regulations. The following plants will be retired: Albright Power...

2012-01-27 13:41:00

GREENSBURG, Pa., Jan. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- West Penn Power Company, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), announced today that the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) has approved the results of the company's seventh default service auction. The auction, held on January 16, 2012, was to purchase power for West Penn's customers from June 2012 through May 2013. Results of the previous six auctions under West Penn's default service plan were approved by the PUC on April...

2012-01-26 07:00:00

AKRON, Ohio, Jan. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) announced today that its generation subsidiaries will retire six older coal-fired power plants located in Ohio, Pennsylvania and Maryland by September 1, 2012. The decision to close the plants is based on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS), which were recently finalized, and other environmental regulations. The total capacity of the competitive plants that will be retired is...

2011-12-30 16:15:00

FAIRMONT, W.Va., Dec. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mon Power and Potomac Edison, subsidiaries of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), announced that the Public Service Commission of West Virginia has issued an order regarding the companies' adjustment of fuel and purchased power costs. The Commission's order approved a settlement agreement between the companies and the Consumer Advocate Division and Staff of the Public Service Commission of West Virginia and the West Virginia Energy Users...

2011-09-01 14:37:00

FAIRMONT, W.Va., Sept. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mon Power and Potomac Edison, subsidiaries of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), today submitted a joint filing to the Public Service Commission of West Virginia to recover costs associated with fuel and purchased power. If the request is approved by the commission, the bill for a typical residential customer using 1,000 kilowatt-hours of electricity will increase about $4 a month to $100 starting January 1, 2012. However, even with the proposed...

2011-05-18 13:28:00

AKRON, Ohio, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) today announced plans to locate a power plant maintenance team in Western Pennsylvania. The Mobile Maintenance Group will support the safe, reliable and efficient operation of FirstEnergy's electric generating plants. The group's 39 maintenance and outage support employees will be based in Rostraver Township, Pa., which demonstrates FirstEnergy's commitment to maintain jobs in Westmoreland County following its recent merger...