Latest Cleveland Electric Illuminating Company Stories

2014-05-29 16:22:17

AKRON, Ohio, May 29, 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 Cleveland Electric Illuminating Company (CEI) northeast Ohio territory that are intended to enhance service reliability. Helicopter patrols are completing inspections on more than 1,200 miles of FirstEnergy transmission line circuits located in the CEI area. The...

2014-05-27 12:24:18

Company Focuses on Trees Affected by Emerald Ash Borer AKRON, Ohio, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cleveland Electric Illuminating Company (CEI), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), continues to conduct tree trimming work in communities across its five-county service area in northeast Ohio as part of its ongoing efforts to help enhance system reliability. Since the beginning of the year, CEI tree contractors have trimmed more than 500 circuit miles of electric...

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...

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