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2014-04-11 12:21:18

READING, Pa., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Metropolitan Edison Company (Met-Ed) continues to conduct tree trimming work in communities across its 15-county service area in Pennsylvania as part of its ongoing efforts to help enhance system reliability. Since the beginning of the year, Met-Ed tree contractors have trimmed more than 600 circuit miles of electric lines as part of its approximately $14 million vegetation management spend for 2014, with an additional 2,300 miles...

2014-04-10 16:21:32

READING, Pa., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Electric Company (Penelec) continues to conduct tree trimming work in communities across its 31-county service area in Pennsylvania as part of its ongoing efforts to help enhance system reliability. Since the beginning of the year, Penelec tree contractors have trimmed nearly 1,000 circuit miles of electric lines as part of its approximately $24 million vegetation management spend for 2014, with an additional 3,800 miles...

2014-04-08 12:23:28

WASHINGTON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Government policies are jeopardizing the reliability and affordability of a service that is vital to the nation's economy, productivity and competitiveness, according to FirstEnergy President and CEO Anthony J. Alexander. Alexander spoke at today's U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Institute for 21(st) Century Energy event in Washington, D.C. He said there are no easy choices, but he believes the nation can strike the right balance to ensure...

2014-04-07 16:21:07

READING, Pa., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Electric Company (Penelec), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE), will end its lockout of Utility Workers Union of America (UWUA) Local 180 members on Monday, April 14, 2014. The action ends a 20-week lockout that began on November 25, 2013. UWUA Local 180 employees were notified earlier today that they will be returning to work under the terms of the company's Last, Best and Final Offer (LBFO) of November 6, 2013. The...

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...


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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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