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2014-05-28 16:23:02

SAN FRANCISCO, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Gas and Electric Company is completing key electric infrastructure projects throughout its service area to ensure customers receive safe and reliable performance during the hot summer months ahead. "As customers use air conditioning to cool their homes and businesses, they draw more energy from the grid. Completing these key projects in advance of the summer season will help ensure we can meet their needs," said Patrick Hogan, vice...

2014-05-28 16:22:22

GREENSBURG, Pa., May 28, 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 West Penn Power central and western Pennsylvania territory that are intended to enhance service reliability. Helicopter patrols are completing inspections on more than 1,800 miles of FirstEnergy transmission lines located in the West Penn Power area. The inspections...

2014-05-28 16:22:20

READING, Pa., May 28, 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 Pennsylvania Electric Company (Penelec) western and central Pennsylvania territory that are intended to enhance service reliability. Helicopter patrols are completing inspections on almost 2,500 miles of FirstEnergy transmission lines located in the Penelec area....

2014-05-28 16:22:14

FAIRMONT, W.Va., May 28, 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 across its Mon Power area in north central West Virginia that are intended to enhance service reliability. Helicopter patrols are completing inspections on nearly 2,100 miles of FirstEnergy transmission line circuits located in the Mon Power area. The inspections are...

2014-05-28 16:22:12

MORRISTOWN, N.J., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the upcoming hot summer months expected to produce higher electric demand, Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) has completed numerous projects and inspections across its 13-county service area that are intended to enhance service reliability. The work included upgrading transmission and substation equipment, upgrading circuits and modernizing distribution equipment, and trimming trees along nearly 1,500 miles of distribution and...

2014-05-28 12:23:20

WASHINGTON, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association for Demand Response and Smart Grid (ADS) announced today the winners of its "Griddie" Awards for Excellence in Communications. The Griddie winners were honored at the National Town Meeting on Demand Response and Smart Grid held on May 19-21 in Washington, DC. "Those of us in the smart grid and demand response community are knowledgeable about the technologies, policies, and potential for grid modernization. This...

2014-05-28 08:23:37

Leading solar and traditional energy companies combine to create new model offering homeowners greater choice and increased savings; pilot in Massachusetts offers $2,000 promotional incentive SAN DIEGO, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OneRoof Energy, Inc., a complete solar services provider and a wholly-owned subsidiary of OneRoof Energy Group, Inc. (TSXV: ON), along with one of the world's largest energy providers, and energy comparison shopping provider Choose Energy, today announced...

2014-05-27 12:24:20

Work Includes 1,300 Miles of Lines and Will Help Enhance Reliability TOLEDO, Ohio, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Toledo Edison, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), continues to conduct tree trimming work in communities across its Northwestern Ohio service area to help enhance system reliability. Since the beginning of the year, Toledo Edison tree contractors have trimmed more than 500 circuit miles of electric distribution lines as part of its approximately $6 million vegetation...

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...

2014-05-23 12:22:14

Work Includes 2,600 Miles of Lines and Will Help Enhance Reliability WILLIAMSPORT, Md., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Potomac Edison, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), continues to conduct tree trimming work in communities across its service area in western Maryland and the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia as part of its ongoing efforts to help enhance system reliability. Since the beginning of the year, Potomac Edison tree contractors have trimmed about 700 circuit miles of...


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