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2014-03-27 16:22:08

Project Designed to Benefit Mon Power Customers in Monongalia County FAIRMONT, W.Va., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mon Power, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), is installing new conductors on a 138,000-volt transmission line near Morgantown to increase capacity, enhance service reliability to existing customers and handle future load growth in the Monongalia County area. The $5 million project includes three phases, with all the work occurring on existing right-of-way....

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...

2014-03-19 12:23:15

AKRON, Ohio, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) today announced that Dr. Carol A. Cartwright will retire from the company's Board of Directors, effective May 20, 2014, following 22 years of service. Cartwright joined the Ohio Edison Board of Directors in 1992. She was then named a board member of FirstEnergy Corp. when it was formed in 1997 following the merger of Ohio Edison and Centerior Energy Corp. During her tenure as a board member, FirstEnergy...

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...

2014-03-11 12:22:05

Company Investments in Infrastructure Projects Are Helping to Reduce Number and Duration of Outages READING, Pa., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Metropolitan Edison (Met-Ed) customers are benefitting from the ongoing efforts of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) to strengthen the durability and flexibility of its electric system in eastern Pennsylvania. In 2013, Met-Ed customers experienced the lowest number of outages, on average, and the second-best average restoration time when an...

2014-03-05 12:22:11

WASHINGTON, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) today awarded FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) with the association's "Emergency Recovery Award" and "Emergency Assistance Award" for its outstanding power restoration efforts on behalf of its Toledo Edison customers and for assisting DTE Energy after a widespread severe weather outbreak in Michigan in November 2013. The awards are presented annually to EEI member companies to recognize their...

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...

2014-03-03 08:24:32

AKRON, Ohio, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) announced today that it will post the updated investor FactBook with information for the year ended December 31, 2013, to the investor information section of its website before markets open today. The FactBook, which includes company financial and operational data, will be available online at www.firstenergycorp.com/ir. FirstEnergy is a diversified energy company dedicated to safety, reliability and...

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...

2014-02-28 12:23:32

FAIRMONT, W.Va., Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With near-record snowfall and continuing low temperatures across the region this winter, Mon Power and Potomac Edison, FirstEnergy's (NYSE: FE) utilities in Maryland and West Virginia, remind customers of steps they can take to manage energy bills that may climb as cold weather lingers. Across the area, deep snow has limited access to electric meters. Customers are encouraged to clear a path and free gates or other obstructions that might...