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2014-04-18 12:21:18

AKRON, Ohio, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ohio Edison and Pennsylvania Power, subsidiaries of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), are conducting a training drill today to test and help streamline the companies' service restoration process if severe weather causes wide-spread power outages in the region. Designed to train employees assigned to storm outage duty on responses to major events, the drill will take place at Ohio Edison's Regional Dispatch Office in Akron, with participating...

2014-04-17 16:23:07

Work on Distribution and Transmission Systems Will Help Enhance Service Reliability for West Virginia Customers FAIRMONT, W.Va., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) subsidiaries Mon Power and Potomac Edison have received authorization for a new tree trimming program to help lessen the frequency and duration of power outages associated with storms in their West Virginia service areas. The program was recently approved by the Public Service Commission (PSC)...

2014-04-15 23:03:40

Fluitec, a world leader in the measurement and monitoring of antioxidants in everything from helicopters, man and machines will unveil new and radically different equipment for contamination control, lubrication additives and a consumer product, using the same technology used successfully for more than twenty years starting on April 22 in San Antonio Texas at Noria's Reliable Plant Show. This is the first time a consumer product has been included in the company's portfolio at...

2014-04-15 23:02:05

The TesTME Kit, a revolutionary new iconsumer product for measuring, monitoring and managing antioxidant levels in the human body, is gaining attention from retail giants in pharmacy, health and fitness. With Hercules star Kevin Sorbo as spokesman, New-Jersey-based Fluitec LLC, the developer of the TesTME Kit, is rolling out a series of TV and social media commercials and finalizing plans for its retail launch later this spring. Jersey City, NJ (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Jersey City based...

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...

2014-04-11 12:21:18

READING, Pa., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Metropolitan Edison Company (Met-Ed) continues to conduct tree trimming work in communities across its 15-county service area in Pennsylvania as part of its ongoing efforts to help enhance system reliability. Since the beginning of the year, Met-Ed tree contractors have trimmed more than 600 circuit miles of electric lines as part of its approximately $14 million vegetation management spend for 2014, with an additional 2,300 miles...

2014-04-10 16:21:32

READING, Pa., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Electric Company (Penelec) continues to conduct tree trimming work in communities across its 31-county service area in Pennsylvania as part of its ongoing efforts to help enhance system reliability. Since the beginning of the year, Penelec tree contractors have trimmed nearly 1,000 circuit miles of electric lines as part of its approximately $24 million vegetation management spend for 2014, with an additional 3,800 miles...

2014-04-08 23:31:41

This free webinar will focus on the role of pressure gauges in plant maintenance. Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Pumps & Systems, the leading magazine for pump users worldwide, is proud to announce the “Measure Reliability” webinar, a presentation made in partnership with WIKA Instrument, LP, a global manufacturer of pressure and temperature measurement instrumentation. The live webinar will take place May 22, 2014, at 1 p.m. Eastern. Registration is free at...

2014-04-07 23:02:02

Scality enables 300% storage capacity growth with exceptional cost efficiency and reliability. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 RTL Interactive, a subsidiary of RTL Group (a division of Bertelsmann), has deployed Scality’s software-defined enterprise class storage solution for its video-on-demand (VoD) offering. RTL Interactive, is a market leader in providing video on demand to the German market, providing 1.2 billion video views annually. RTL’s growing subscriber base,...

2014-04-07 16:21:07

READING, Pa., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Electric Company (Penelec), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE), will end its lockout of Utility Workers Union of America (UWUA) Local 180 members on Monday, April 14, 2014. The action ends a 20-week lockout that began on November 25, 2013. UWUA Local 180 employees were notified earlier today that they will be returning to work under the terms of the company's Last, Best and Final Offer (LBFO) of November 6, 2013. The...