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2014-07-02 08:23:21

MORRISTOWN, N.J., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) reminds customers who use electrically operated life support equipment or depend on private well water to register their account with the company to get updates on potential interruptions to their electric service, such as weather-related outages during the summer storm season. JCP&L maintains a critical care list of customers who depend on electrically operated life support equipment. To be...

2014-06-18 16:22:06

MORRISTOWN, N.J., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) has named Raemon Mallin as manager of Emergency Preparedness. In addition to being JCP&L's main liaison with federal, state and local emergency preparedness organizations, Mallin also will oversee several new preparedness initiatives designed to help ensure the company continues to respond quickly and effectively to emergency events, including weather-related system damages. "Rae's...

2014-05-28 16:22:12

MORRISTOWN, N.J., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the upcoming hot summer months expected to produce higher electric demand, Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) has completed numerous projects and inspections across its 13-county service area that are intended to enhance service reliability. The work included upgrading transmission and substation equipment, upgrading circuits and modernizing distribution equipment, and trimming trees along nearly 1,500 miles of distribution and...

2014-05-16 12:23:41

MORRISTOWN, N.J., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) employees recently conducted a training drill to further improve the company's service restoration process if severe weather causes wide-spread power outages in the region. As part of the training, JCP&L tested its Incident Command System (ICS) plan in response to mock "Hurricane Sigma." ICS is a nationally recognized and accepted emergency management process used by all levels of...

2014-05-14 16:23:36

MORRISTOWN, N.J., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) has named Vicky Thiel manager of its Dover Line Shop. Her new responsibilities include supervising 40 line workers and other personnel who help maintain safe and reliable service to customers in the northwest portion of Morris County. Managing a line shop is a key operations position at JCP&L. Overall, JCP&L has 14 line shops, including six in its northern New Jersey service area...

2014-05-13 16:23:09

MORRISTOWN, N.J., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) is warning customers about a long-running, nation-wide utility scam that is again being reported in New Jersey involving a caller posing as an electric company employee threatening to shut off power unless an immediate payment is made using a pre-paid debit card such as a Green Dot card. These pre-paid cards typically are available at convenience stores and drug stores and can be used by consumers to...

2014-05-12 12:22:48

MORRISTOWN, N.J., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) plans to build a $10 million substation expansion in Hunterdon County to enhance customer service reliability and meet the growing demand for electricity in the area. The construction project involves adding new 230-kilovolt circuit breakers, transformers and other equipment to the existing Rocktown Substation in West Amwell Township. A new, half-mile transmission line loop also will be...

2014-05-05 12:23:36

MORRISTOWN, N.J., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing efforts to enhance customer service reliability, Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) is installing a massive new circuit breaker and transformer as part of a $1.2 million upgrade project at its Manalapan Substation. The 230 kilovolt (kV) circuit breaker, measuring 15 feet tall and weighing about 5 tons, will help limit the frequency and duration of power outages and meet the increased demand for electricity...

2014-04-25 12:22:40

MORRISTOWN, N.J., April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) representatives and foresters will celebrate Arbor Day today with students, teachers and administrators by planting and dedicating ornamental cherry trees at schools in Bayville, Morristown and Wayne. "We are proud to join with local schools to support the mission of the Arbor Day Foundation, which is to plant, nurture and celebrate trees," said Jim Fakult, President of JCP&L. "Events...

2014-04-16 12:23:35

MORRISTOWN, N.J., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing efforts to enhance customer service, Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) has hired 15 new meter readers who have been deployed throughout the company's 13 county service area. The new hires received comprehensive training before joining 125 meter readers currently on staff at JCP&L to record electrical usage on more than 1 million customers' meter. In addition, they can also be deployed as hazard...


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