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2014-05-15 12:39:21

2014 State of the Market Report for PJM: January through March Released EAGLEVILLE, Pa., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PJM Interconnection's wholesale electric energy and capacity markets produced competitive results during the first three months of 2014, according to the 2014 State of the Market Report for PJM: January through March, released today by Monitoring Analytics, LLC, the Independent Market Monitor for PJM. The Independent Market Monitor, Joseph Bowring, announced...

2014-05-13 16:23:34

Higher consumer use expected VALLEY FORGE, Pa., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PJM Interconnection, operator of the nation's largest power grid, is prepared with enough resources to power air conditioners to the 61 million people served by the power grid. This summer is forecasted to see 1.3 percent higher energy use over last summer's projection, with 157,279 megawatts at its peak. One megawatt of electricity is enough to power 800 to 1,000 homes. Last summer's forecasted peak was...

2014-05-13 12:25:27

Work Includes 4,500 Miles of Lines and Will Help Enhance Reliability GREENSBURG, Pa., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- West Penn Power, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), continues to conduct tree trimming work in communities across its 24-county service area in central and western Pennsylvania as part of its ongoing efforts to help enhance system reliability. Since the beginning of the year, West Penn Power tree contractors have trimmed more than 1,600 circuit miles of electric lines...

2014-05-12 16:23:36

AKRON, Ohio, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second year in a row, FirstEnergy Corp.'s (NYSE: FE) mobile-optimized website and smartphone app have been recognized among the top performers in customer satisfaction by J.D. Power. In the 2014 Utility Website Evaluation Study, FirstEnergy received the third-highest score for overall satisfaction among customers when the company's website is viewed from a mobile device. FirstEnergy's mobile website and smartphone app for Apple® iPhone®...

2014-04-25 16:21:39

AKRON, Ohio, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Solutions (FES), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), announced today that a recently proposed surcharge associated with January's polar vortex will be waived for its residential customers. The one-time, $5 to $15 per customer surcharge would have appeared on customers' May, June or July bills. "It was a very difficult winter, particularly for residential customers, and hopefully waiving the surcharge will make it...

2014-04-25 08:22:36

- First-quarter GAAP and operating earnings $1.15 per share COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER Preliminary, unaudited results First quarter ended March 31 -------------------...

2014-04-22 12:23:52

FORT WAYNE, Ind., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) is successfully executing its long-term earnings growth strategy, investing in the company's utility operations and building its transmission business to support an annual earnings growth rate of 4 percent to 6 percent, according to Nicholas K. Akins, AEP's chairman, president and chief executive officer. Akins addressed shareholders at the company's annual meeting today in Fort Wayne, Ind. "The...

2014-04-11 16:20:32

Rebuild Will Enhance Reliability, Allow Future Growth WILLIAMSPORT, Md., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Potomac Edison, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), is rebuilding a major 500-kilovolt (kV) transmission line in Frederick County, Md., to enhance service reliability for existing customers and accommodate future electrical load growth in Maryland and West Virginia. The project will replace equipment that is more than 40 years old along a three-mile section of 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....

2014-03-13 12:23:06

MARKET MONITOR FINDS PJM WHOLESALE ELECTRICITY MARKETS COMPETITIVE EAGLEVILLE, Pa., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PJM Interconnection's wholesale electric energy and capacity markets produced competitive results in 2013, according to the 2013 State of the Market Report for PJM, released today by Monitoring Analytics, LLC, the Independent Market Monitor for PJM. The Independent Market Monitor, Joseph Bowring, announced findings of the report today. The report is the Independent...


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