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2014-07-24 12:23:19

WASHINGTON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alstom has been awarded a contract worth approximately $30 million to supply a new 300 MVAr, 230 kV Static VAR Compensator (SVC)(([1])) system with long-term warranty for FirstEnergy Corporation's Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) unit. Alstom will design, manufacture, construct, install, test and commission the new SVC, to be located in West Wharton, New Jersey. The device will regulate transmission voltage to maintain and enhance...

2014-07-18 12:22:24

MORRISTOWN, N.J., July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) has completed a $15 million transmission substation expansion project in Eatontown to enhance customer service reliability and help meet the growing demand for electricity in Monmouth County. The work is part of JCP&L's previously announced plans to invest $251 million in 2014 on service reliability enhancements and other work, including its "Energizing the Future" transmission...

2014-07-17 16:22:01

CONNELLSVILLE, Pa., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fayette County Cultural Trust announced today that the FirstEnergy Foundation plans to donate $100,000 to help fund economic development activities in Connellsville, Pennsylvania. The grant - $25,000 per year over four years beginning in 2014 - will be used to help redevelop the Connellsville downtown area and provide assistance to local small businesses. "We greatly appreciate the generous support from the FirstEnergy Foundation,...

2014-07-16 12:22:55

TOLEDO, Ohio, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing efforts to enhance customer service reliability, Toledo Edison, a FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) subsidiary, is using helicopters to conduct infrared "thermovision" inspections of high-voltage transmission lines in its western Ohio service area. "Inspections and preventative maintenance are important to helping assure service reliability," said Linda Moss, regional president of Toledo Edison. "These inspections provide...

2014-07-16 08:23:02

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Overall customer satisfaction with residential electric utilities has increased year over year driven primarily by improvements in corporate citizenship and outage communications, according to the J.D. Power 2014 Electric Utility Residential Customer Satisfaction Study(SM) released today. However, the improvements in the electric utility industry are not keeping pace with those in a variety of other service industries....

2014-07-15 12:23:36

AKRON, Ohio, July 15, 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 September 1, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 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...

2014-07-09 20:20:59

Free Water and Ice Available to JCP&L Customers Without Power MORRISTOWN, N.J., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) utility crews continue working to restore service to customers who remain without power after strong storms moved through its New Jersey service areas last night. Overall, more than 40,000 customers lost power due to the severe weather. Beginning at 6:00 p.m. this evening and lasting until tomorrow at noon, JCP&L...

2014-07-09 16:22:11

WILLIAMSPORT, Md., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Potomac Edison's power restoration efforts continue following the damaging summer storm that hit the area last night, customers who remain without power can receive 20 pounds of ice and up to three gallons of water per household per day at no charge from seven area stores. Participating outlets include the following Martin's and Giant Eagle locations in Allegany, Frederick and Washington counties: Allegany County Martin's #6003 739...

2014-07-09 16:22:09

READING, Pa., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Met-Ed's power restoration efforts continue following the damaging summer storm that hit the area last night, customers who remain without power can receive 20 pounds of ice and up to three gallons of water per household per day at no charge from 22 area stores. Participating outlets include the following Giant Food Stores in Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Lancaster, Lebanon and York counties: Adams CountyGiant Food Store44 Natural Springs...

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...


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