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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...

2014-02-27 16:22:31

READING, Pa., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With near-record snowfall and continuing low temperatures across Pennsylvania this winter, Penn Power, West Penn Power, Penelec and Met-Ed, FirstEnergy's (NYSE: FE) Pennsylvania utilities, remind customers of steps they can take to manage energy bills that may climb as cold weather lingers. In some parts of Pennsylvania, deep snow has limited access to electric meters. Customers are encouraged to clear a path and free gates or other obstructions...

2014-02-27 16:22:27

CLEVELAND, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With near-record snowfall and continuing low temperatures in northwest Ohio this winter, Cleveland Electric Illuminating Company (CEI), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE), reminds customers of steps they can take to manage energy bills that may climb as cold weather lingers. In some parts of CEI's service area, deep snow has limited access to electric meters. Customers are encouraged to clear a path and free gates or other obstructions that might...

2014-02-27 16:22:25

AKRON, Ohio, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With near-record snowfall and continuing low temperatures in northwest Ohio this winter, Ohio Edison Company (Ohio Edison), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE), reminds customers of steps they can take to manage energy bills that may climb as cold weather lingers. In some parts of Ohio Edison's service area, deep snow has limited access to electric meters. Customers are encouraged to clear a path and free gates or other obstructions that might...

2014-02-27 16:22:23

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With near-record snowfall and continuing low temperatures across the region this winter, Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L), a FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) utility, reminds customers of steps they can take to manage energy bills that may climb as cold weather lingers. Across New Jersey, deep snow has limited access to electric meters. Customers are encouraged to clear a path and free gates or other obstructions that might prevent a meter...

2014-02-27 12:23:39

Company Increases Investment in Infrastructure Projects Designed to Help Reduce Number and Duration of Outages WILLIAMSPORT, Md., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing efforts to strengthen the durability and flexibility of its electric system, FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) plans to invest more than $143 million in 2014 in service reliability infrastructure upgrades in its Potomac Edison service area. This represents about an $80 million increase compared to what the company...

2014-02-27 12:23:37

Company Increases Investment in Infrastructure Projects Designed to Help Reduce Number and Duration of Outages FAIRMONT, W.Va., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing efforts to strengthen the durability and flexibility of its electric system, FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) plans to invest more than $110 million in 2014 on service reliability infrastructure upgrades in Mon Power's 34-county service area, primarily in north-central West Virginia. This represents about a $32...


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