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2013-10-23 16:23:49

Local 400 to Help Respond to Storms and Other Major Events in Monmouth & Ocean County Areas MORRISTOWN, N.J., Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) announced today that it is expanding its Emergency Response Team to include members of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 400 in Monmouth and Ocean counties. IBEW Local 400 currently has more than 700 members. JCP&L is the only utility in New Jersey to partner with local...

2013-10-21 16:22:22

Installation Will Help Ensure Long-Term Safe and Reliable Operations at Plant AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), announced today that two new steam generators for the Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station in Oak Harbor, Ohio, have been delivered safely to the plant. The steam generators - each weighing 470 tons - were off-loaded at the Port of Toledo last week and transported by train to...

2013-10-09 16:21:41

FAIRMONT, W.Va., Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) today issued the following statement regarding the Public Service Commission of West Virginia's order authorizing the completion of the generation transaction requested by Mon Power and Potomac Edison. Mon Power and Potomac Edison today agreed to conditions included in the Public Service Commission of West Virginia's order authorizing the completion of the companies' generation transaction. The transaction...

2013-10-04 16:20:57

FAIRMONT, W.Va., Oct. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Public Service Commission of West Virginia will host a series of public comment hearings later this month as part of its general investigation into the meter reading, billing and customer service practices of Mon Power and Potomac Edison. The public comment hearings are set for: -- Oct. 23, Shepherd University, Frank Center, 260 University Drive, Shepherdstown, WV, at 5:30 p.m. -- Oct. 24, Shepherd University, Frank Center,...

2013-10-02 12:22:41

AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) announced that a Request for Proposal (RFP) will be issued to purchase 13,500 Solar Photovoltaic Alternative Energy Certificates (SPAECs) annually over a 10-year period on behalf of FirstEnergy's Pennsylvania Utilities - Metropolitan Edison Company, Pennsylvania Electric Company, and Pennsylvania Power Company. The RFP is a competitive process that will be conducted by The Brattle Group and will take place in...

2013-10-01 16:22:13

AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ohio Edison, a FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) utility, is alerting its customers about recent reports of door-to-door salespeople posing as company employees. Numerous reports have been received in north and central Ohio of individuals knocking on customers' doors, promising savings on electricity bills. It also has been reported that these sales people may ask to see the customers' electric or other utility bills. "Customers should know that...

2013-10-01 12:22:53

High-Voltage Transmission Substation Will Support Load Growth TOLEDO, Ohio, Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Toledo Edison, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), will soon complete construction of a new $12 million high-voltage transmission substation in Fulton County to support the load growth experienced in the region and enhance service reliability. The new substation is expected to be in operation by the end of the year. Located in Fulton Township, northwest of the Village...

2013-09-30 08:23:08

Major Projects Include Upgrade of Low Pressure Turbines AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), announced its Beaver Valley Power Station Unit 1 in Shippingport, Pa., shut down at 12:01 a.m. today for scheduled refueling, maintenance and a turbine upgrade that is designed to improve efficiency and reliability. While the unit is offline, 60 of the 157 fuel assemblies will be replaced and...

2013-09-25 16:21:35

Oldest Fridge Contest Highlights FirstEnergy Utility Appliance Recycling Program CLEVELAND, Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mary Schmidt's refrigerator is as old as Mickey Mouse, Scotch Tape and Twinkies. Schmidt's 1930 refrigerator has tied with a Columbus area resident's 1930 fridge for the title of Ohio's Oldest Fridge. Mary Schmidt was named the Oldest Fridge Contest winner after scheduling to have her 1930 refrigerator picked up by The Cleveland Electric Illuminating Company...

2013-09-18 16:21:18

Webcast and Slide Presentation Will be Available AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) President and Chief Executive Officer Anthony J. Alexander will participate in a panel discussion on "The Future Direction of US Power Supply," at the 2013 Bank of America/Merrill Lynch Power and Gas Leaders Conference on Wednesday, September 25, 2013, at approximately 8 a.m. EDT. A live webcast of the presentation and the company's slides associated with the...