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Latest Cleveland Electric Illuminating Company Stories

2014-03-04 16:22:14

AKRON, Ohio, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy's utilities are making it easier for customers to check the progress of service restoration efforts when they experience a power outage. The company's 24/7 Power Center outage maps now display the status of crews restoring service after a power outage in the Cleveland Electric Illuminating Company, Ohio Edison, Toledo Edison, Met-Ed, Penelec, Penn Power, West Penn Power, Jersey Central Power & Light, Mon Power and Potomac...

2014-02-27 16:22:27

CLEVELAND, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With near-record snowfall and continuing low temperatures in northwest Ohio this winter, Cleveland Electric Illuminating Company (CEI), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE), reminds customers of steps they can take to manage energy bills that may climb as cold weather lingers. In some parts of CEI's service area, deep snow has limited access to electric meters. Customers are encouraged to clear a path and free gates or other obstructions that might...

2014-02-20 12:22:36

Company Increases Investment in Infrastructure Projects Designed to Help Reduce Number and Duration of Outages AKRON, Ohio, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing efforts to improve the durability and flexibility of its electric system, FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) plans to invest about $176 million in 2014 on service reliability infrastructure upgrades in its Cleveland Electric Illuminating Company (CEI) northeast Ohio service territory. This represents about a $27 million...

2014-01-14 16:21:10

$151 Million Spent Last Year to Expand and Strengthen Electric System in Northeast Ohio AKRON, Ohio, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) spent approximately $151 million on service reliability upgrades in its Cleveland Electric Illuminating Company (CEI) northeast Ohio service territory in 2013. The work included completing a new transmission line, installing smart grid technology, rebuilding and upgrading circuits and inspecting and replacing utility poles. "The...

2013-11-12 12:22:32

Projects Designed to Enhance Service Reliability by Using Remotely Controlled "Smart" Technology AKRON, Ohio, Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) has announced that it plans to invest an additional $2.8 billion over four years to expand its previously announced "Energizing the Future" transmission initiative. The main focus of the initial construction effort will be the 69 kilovolt (kV) transmission power lines and substations in the Ohio Edison, Cleveland...

2013-10-24 12:22:14

Additional Resources from Other FirstEnergy Utilities to Assist with Restoration Work CLEVELAND, Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cleveland Electric Illuminating Company (CEI) personnel are working to restore service to nearly 50,000 customers in northeast Ohio affected by the early season snow squalls that impacted the region late last night and early this morning. An additional 150 crews from FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) utilities Ohio Edison, Toledo Edison, Penelec and West Penn Power are...

2013-05-21 16:21:52

But Will High Quality Get Tight Credit Spreads They Deserve? NEW YORK, May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing, three Ohio subsidiaries of FirstEnergy Corp. - The Cleveland Electric Illuminating Company, Ohio Edison Company and The Toledo Edison Company - are planning to offer up to $505 million of Pass-Through Certificates. The certificates represent undivided interests in a trust that includes debt instruments issued by three separate...

2013-04-10 16:23:13

AKRON, Ohio, April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) today announced that James V. Fakult, formerly president, Maryland Operations, has been named president, Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L). He succeeds Don Lynch, who has elected to retire after more than 37 years with JCP&L. The change will be effective June 3, 2013. In related organizational moves, Anthony Hurley, currently director, Operations Services, Toledo Edison, has been promoted to vice...

2013-04-10 16:23:10

AKRON, Ohio, April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) today announced that David J. Karafa, formerly regional president, Ohio Edison, has been promoted to president, Pennsylvania Operations, where he will oversee Metropolitan Edison (Met-Ed), Pennsylvania Electric Company (Penelec), Pennsylvania Power (Penn Power) and West Pennsylvania Power. He succeeds Douglas S. Elliott, who has elected to retire after more than 35 years with the company. The change will be effective...

2013-03-21 16:22:32

AKRON, Ohio, March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cleveland Electric Illuminating Company (CEI), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), announced today that its spend of approximately $152 million in 2013 is designed to further enhance the electrical system and reliability in northeast Ohio. Major projects scheduled for this year include rebuilding substations, continuing work on a large transmission line, building new distribution circuits, inspecting and replacing utility poles and ongoing...