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2014-04-18 12:21:18

AKRON, Ohio, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ohio Edison and Pennsylvania Power, subsidiaries of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), are conducting a training drill today to test and help streamline the companies' service restoration process if severe weather causes wide-spread power outages in the region. Designed to train employees assigned to storm outage duty on responses to major events, the drill will take place at Ohio Edison's Regional Dispatch Office in Akron, with participating...

2014-04-07 16:21:07

READING, Pa., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Electric Company (Penelec), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE), will end its lockout of Utility Workers Union of America (UWUA) Local 180 members on Monday, April 14, 2014. The action ends a 20-week lockout that began on November 25, 2013. UWUA Local 180 employees were notified earlier today that they will be returning to work under the terms of the company's Last, Best and Final Offer (LBFO) of November 6, 2013. The...

2014-03-21 16:21:22

AKRON, Ohio, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), an independent, nonprofit organization for energy and environmental research, recently recognized several FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) employees with Leadership and Technology Transfer awards. The awards recognize contributions in 2013 by utility employees for technology leadership or for successfully applying technology solutions supported by EPRI research to benefit the electric power...

2014-03-18 16:21:28

AKRON, Ohio, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) today declared an unchanged quarterly dividend of 36 cents per share of outstanding common stock. The dividend will be payable June 1, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on May 7, 2014. FirstEnergy is a diversified energy company dedicated to safety, reliability and operational excellence. Its 10 electric distribution companies form one of the nation's largest...

2014-02-28 12:23:37

Residents May See Small Helicopters Hovering Over Electrical Equipment TOLEDO, Ohio, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Toledo Edison, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), will use helicopter patrols to conduct transmission line inspections throughout its service territory beginning in early March as part of its ongoing program to improve service reliability. As part of the inspection process, residents may see a small, dark-colored helicopter with gold numbers hovering at low...

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...

2014-02-19 08:24:35

Company Increases Investment in Infrastructure Projects Designed to Help Reduce Number and Duration of Outages AKRON, Ohio, Feb. 19, 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 more than $475 million in 2014 on service reliability infrastructure upgrades in its Ohio Edison service territory. This represents about a $233 million increase compared to what the company spent on...

2014-02-18 16:21:01

Company Increases Investment in Infrastructure Projects to Enhance Reliability and Reduce Outages TOLEDO, Ohio, Feb. 18, 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 nearly $100 million in infrastructure upgrades in its Toledo Edison service area in 2014. This represents about a $25 million increase over what the company invested in reliability and infrastructure projects in...

2014-02-12 16:21:54

AKRON, Ohio, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) has completed the sale of 11 hydroelectric power stations to Harbor Hydro Holdings, LLC, a subsidiary of LS Power Equity Partners II, LP, for approximately $395 million. The two companies originally announced the sales agreement in September 2013. The hydroelectric power stations included in this sale are owned by FirstEnergy Generation, LLC, Allegheny Energy Supply Company, LLC and Green Valley Hydro, LLC and...

2014-01-31 16:21:49

Major Projects Include Installation of Two New Steam Generators AKRON, Ohio, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), announced its Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station in Oak Harbor, Ohio, will shut down early Saturday morning to begin installation of two new steam generators and complete refueling and other scheduled maintenance. The new steam generators are expected to enhance safe and reliable...