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2014-08-14 16:22:54

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) has completed a $2 million substation upgrade in Wrightstown to enhance customer service reliability and help meet the growing demand for electricity in Burlington County. The upgrade included installing two five ton, 230 kilovolt (kV) circuit breakers and connecting them to existing substation equipment. The new circuit breakers provide greater operational flexibility and resiliency for the...

2014-08-14 12:22:32

GREENSBURG, Pa., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help enhance the reliability of its system, West Penn Power crews have replaced or repaired about 340 wooden utility poles so far this year as part of the company's annual inspection program. Overall, West Penn Power expects to inspect more than 54,000 of its 491,000 wooden poles in 2014 for signs of wear, insect infestation or damage from a car accident. A standard 40-foot wooden distribution pole typically is expected to last more than 50...

2014-08-13 08:24:13

Satisfaction with Retail Electric Providers Is Highest in Texas and Pennsylvania WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite an extremely severe winter and correspondingly high electricity bills, satisfaction with retail electric providers has improved dramatically from 2013, driven in part by improved communications, according to the J.D. Power 2014 Retail Electric Provider Residential Customer Satisfaction Study (SM) released today....

2014-08-12 23:04:34

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2014-08-07 16:21:55

AKRON, Ohio, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) is offering education grants for creative classroom projects planned for the 2014-2015 school year. Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Classroom Grants of up to $500 will be awarded for teacher professional-development initiatives and creative, individual classroom projects for grades prekindergarten through 12. The grants are available to educators and youth group leaders located in...

2014-08-06 16:24:34

Webcast Available AKRON, Ohio, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) today announced that Charles E. Jones, executive vice president and president, FirstEnergy Utilities, will participate in a panel discussion at the Goldman Sachs Power, Utilities, MLP & Pipeline Conference on Tuesday, August 12, 2014. The panel discussion, titled, "Balancing Organic Growth with M&A and Other Avenues for Value Creation," is scheduled to begin at approximately 9:30 a.m....

2014-08-05 08:26:00

Affirms 2014 Earnings Guidance AKRON, Ohio, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) today announced second quarter 2014 basic operating (non-GAAP) earnings* of $0.49 per share of common stock. These results exclude the impact of the special items listed below. This compares to basic operating (non-GAAP) earnings of $0.59 per share of common stock in the second quarter of 2013. On a GAAP basis, the company reported basic earnings of $0.16 per share of common...

2014-08-04 16:22:36

READING, Pa., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help ensure continued reliability enhancements for its two million Pennsylvania customers, FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) subsidiaries Pennsylvania Power Company (Penn Power), West Penn Power Company (West Penn Power), Metropolitan Edison Company (Met-Ed) and Pennsylvania Electric Company (Penelec) today filed comprehensive distribution rate plans with the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PPUC). For Penn Power, this is the first base rate...

2014-08-04 16:22:32

Economic Stability Program will mitigate long-term price volatility, reliability challenges AKRON, Ohio, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Corp.'s (NYSE: FE) Ohio utilities today filed a proposed Electric Security Plan (ESP) called Powering Ohio's Progress with the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO). The proposed plan will freeze distribution rates in place while helping keep critical baseload power plants available to serve Ohio customers. Powering Ohio's Progress proposes to...

2014-08-01 12:22:52

ODOT Spending $18 Million to Eliminate Rail Crossing TOLEDO, Ohio, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Toledo Edison crews have completed work relocating poles, transformers and other electrical equipment as part of the $18 million Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) McCord Road Underpass Project now underway in Toledo. The project is designed to reroute McCord Road underneath a train crossing between Angola Road and Route 2/Airport Highway, increasing safety for motorists and...


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