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2010-08-05 13:32:00

AKRON, Ohio, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) utilities have sent 124 employees - including 49 line crews - to Washington, Uniontown and Jefferson, Pennsylvania, and Sistersville, West Virginia, to help restore electrical service to the 40,000 Allegheny Energy customers who remain without power following a storm that hit the region Wednesday evening. Four of FirstEnergy's utilities are part of the mutual assistance effort, including 19 crews from Pennsylvania...

2010-05-27 14:15:00

AKRON, Ohio and GREENSBURG, Pa., May 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) and Allegheny Energy, Inc. (NYSE: AYE) today filed an application with the Maryland Public Service Commission for approval of their proposed merger. The application outlines the companies' commitments to support jobs, customers, communities and retail competition in Maryland. If approved, the merger would: Establish a regional headquarters of Potomac Edison (currently an Allegheny Energy...

2010-05-18 16:13:00

AKRON, Ohio, May 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) President and Chief Executive Officer Anthony J. Alexander told the audience at today's Annual Meeting of Shareholders in Akron, Ohio, that the company made significant progress in 2009, despite a very difficult economy. Among other highlights, he said the company enhanced its financial strength and flexibility by reducing operating expenses and capital costs; delivered improved distribution reliability for the...

2010-05-18 15:07:00

Emissions to be cut by more than 34,000 tons annually WASHINGTON, May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Municipal Power (AMP), an Ohio non-profit utility, will permanently retire its Richard H. Gorsuch Station coal-fired power plant near Marietta under a settlement to resolve violations of the Clean Air Act, the Justice Department and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today. As part of the settlement, AMP will also spend $15 million on an environmental mitigation...

2010-02-11 06:00:00

AKRON, Ohio and GREENSBURG, Pa., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) and Allegheny Energy, Inc. (NYSE: AYE) today announced that both companies' boards of directors have unanimously approved a definitive agreement in which the companies would combine in a stock-for-stock transaction. Under the terms of the agreement, Allegheny shareholders would receive 0.667 shares of FirstEnergy common stock in exchange for each share of Allegheny they own. Based on the closing...

2009-11-19 07:00:00

WELLESLEY, Mass., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Aclara, a leader in Intelligent Infrastructure(TM) solutions for utilities, announces that Allegheny Power has deployed Aclara Energy Analysis software, one of the industry-leading ENERGYprism® customer-care solutions, to help customers in Maryland understand how they use power and identify ways they can save energy and money. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091119/CG14151LOGO) Allegheny Power is offering Aclara's...

2009-09-15 15:22:00

Agreement Will Fund Additional Cleanup, Soil Sampling and Lab Analysis PITTSBURGH, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection has reached an agreement to resolve all litigation in connection with the 2005 Forward Township, Allegheny County, ash slide and its related 2006 subsidence incident on State Route 2007, locally known as River Hill Road. An embankment adjacent to River Hill Road, made of coal ash deposited decades ago, collapsed on Jan. 25,...

2008-11-05 09:00:28

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Allegheny Energy (NYSE:AYE) (Greensburg, Pennsylvania), one of the major power suppliers to Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania and Maryland, announced third quarter 2008 profits on November 3. The company's net income fell sharply from 3Q07, moving from $115 million in 2007 to $89 million this year. The company pointed to increased coal prices as having a significant effect on expenses. Industrial Info, as part of its North...

2008-10-13 12:00:36

Large commercial and industrial customers have rated Allegheny Power, the electric delivery business of Allegheny Energy, Inc. (NYSE:AYE), as one of the leaders in customer satisfaction among electric utilities in the United States. Allegheny ranked number one in the Northeast Region in the 2008 TQS Research, Inc. Benchmark Survey of 60 large utilities. This marks the fourth consecutive year that the company achieved the top rating in the region. Nationally, the company ranked 12th. The...

2008-10-10 12:00:34

Allegheny Energy, Inc. (NYSE: AYE) will issue a news release containing its financial results for the third quarter of 2008 before the New York Stock Exchange opens on Monday, November 3, 2008. The company will discuss the quarterly results with the financial community in a conference call at 1:00 p.m. (Eastern Time) on Monday, November 3. Investors, the news media and others may listen to a live Internet broadcast of the call at www.alleghenyenergy.com. A taped replay of the call will...


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