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2014-07-09 12:23:05

WILLIAMSPORT, Md., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Potomac Edison, a FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) utility, continues an aggressive effort to restore power to customers in Maryland and the eastern panhandle of West Virginia following the summer storm that downed trees and wires in the region beginning last night. As of 9:00 a.m., Potomac Edison has restored more than 51,000 of the approximately 96,000 customers who lost power since the event began. The hardest hit Potomac Edison areas...

2014-07-09 12:23:04

FAIRMONT, W.Va., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mon Power, a FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) utility, continues an aggressive effort to restore power to customers in West Virginia following the summer storm that downed trees and wires in the region beginning last night. As of 9:00 a.m., Mon Power has restored more than 32,000 of the approximately 71,000 customers who lost power since the event began. The hardest hit Mon Power areas include Parkersburg, Clarksburg-Bridgeport, and Lewis...

2014-07-09 12:23:02

READING, Pa., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Met-Ed, a FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) utility, continues an aggressive effort to restore power to customers in southern and eastern Pennsylvania following the summer storm that downed trees and wires in the region beginning last night. As of 9:00 a.m., Met-Ed has restored more than 45,000 of the approximately 69,000 customers who lost power since the event began. The hardest hit Met-Ed areas include York, Adams, and Cumberland counties....

2014-07-07 08:23:57

GREENSBURG, Pa., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) has completed a new transmission line and substation in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, to help enhance service reliability for West Penn Power customers in Allegheny, Armstrong, Butler and Westmoreland counties. "These infrastructure investments in Armstrong County will help us continue to provide reliable service to our customers," said David W. McDonald, president of West Penn Power. "In addition to...

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...

2014-05-29 16:22:22

WILLIAMSPORT, Md., 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 across its Potomac Edison area in western Maryland and the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia that are intended to enhance service reliability. Helicopter patrols are completing inspections on nearly 1,400 miles of FirstEnergy transmission line circuits located in the...

2014-05-29 16:22:20

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 Ohio Edison northeast and central Ohio territory that are intended to enhance service reliability. Helicopter patrols are completing inspections on more than 4,100 miles of FirstEnergy transmission lines located in the Ohio Edison area. The inspections are...

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...


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