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2014-08-26 16:22:22

AKRON, Ohio, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help enhance the reliability of its electric system, Ohio Edison crews have replaced or repaired more than 530 wooden utility poles so far this year as part of the company's annual inspection program. Overall, Ohio Edison, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), expects to spend approximately $8 million in 2014 to inspect more than 59,000 of its 561,000 wooden poles for signs of wear, insect infestation, or damage from a car accident. A...

2014-08-26 16:22:20

AKRON, Ohio, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help enhance the reliability of its electric system, Cleveland Electric Illuminating Company (CEI) crews have replaced or repaired more than 830 wooden utility poles so far this year as part of the company's annual inspection program. Overall, CEI, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), has budgeted more than $6.8 million in 2014 to inspect more than 45,000 of its almost 400,000 wooden poles for signs of wear, insect infestation, or damage...

2014-08-26 16:22:18

TOLEDO, Ohio, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help enhance the reliability of its electric system, Toledo Edison crews have replaced or repaired almost 350 wooden utility poles so far this year as part of the company's annual inspection program. Overall, Toledo Edison, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), expects to spend more than $550,000 in 2014 inspecting more than 22,500 of its 240,000 poles for signs of wear, insect infestation, or damage from a car accident. A standard...

2014-08-25 12:21:42

WILLIAMSPORT, Md., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help enhance the reliability of its electric system, Potomac Edison crews have replaced or repaired about 1,000 wooden utility poles so far this year as part of the company's annual inspection program. Overall, Potomac Edison expects to spend approximately $2.1 million in 2014 inspecting more than 23,000 of its nearly 400,000 wood poles for signs of wear, insect infestation, or damage from a car accident. A standard 40-foot wooden...

2014-08-04 16:22:32

Economic Stability Program will mitigate long-term price volatility, reliability challenges AKRON, Ohio, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Corp.'s (NYSE: FE) Ohio utilities today filed a proposed Electric Security Plan (ESP) called Powering Ohio's Progress with the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO). The proposed plan will freeze distribution rates in place while helping keep critical baseload power plants available to serve Ohio customers. Powering Ohio's Progress proposes to...

2014-08-01 12:22:52

ODOT Spending $18 Million to Eliminate Rail Crossing TOLEDO, Ohio, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Toledo Edison crews have completed work relocating poles, transformers and other electrical equipment as part of the $18 million Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) McCord Road Underpass Project now underway in Toledo. The project is designed to reroute McCord Road underneath a train crossing between Angola Road and Route 2/Airport Highway, increasing safety for motorists and...

2014-07-15 12:23:36

AKRON, Ohio, July 15, 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 September 1, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 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...

2014-06-13 16:21:06

FAIRMONT, W.Va., June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) subsidiaries Mon Power and Potomac Edison have amended their rate case currently pending before the Public Service Commission (PSC) of West Virginia to include the $7.5 million in costs associated with reading customer meters every month to comply with a recent PSC order. As a result of the amended filing, the requested rate increase is about $103 million. Mon Power and Potomac Edison will begin reading...

2014-06-11 12:22:16

FAIRMONT, W.Va., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mon Power, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), has hired eight new line and substation employees as part of its ongoing efforts to enhance service reliability for customers in West Virginia. The employees are members of the first West Virginia graduating class of the company's Power Systems Institute (PSI), a utility training partnership established in 2012 with Pierpont Community & Technical College in Fairmont, W.Va....

2014-05-30 08:22:03

Other Inspections and Maintenance Work Also Being Completed TOLEDO, Ohio, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Toledo Edison is in the final stages of testing new equipment installed at two large substations that will help enhance service reliability in the area and support the expected increase in demand for electricity during the summer months. The massive 345-kilovolt transformers have been installed at Toledo Edison substations near Sylvania and Oregon and will be operational by June...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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