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2014-05-28 16:22:14

FAIRMONT, W.Va., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the upcoming hot summer months expected to produce higher electrical demand, FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) is completing inspections and conducting equipment maintenance across its Mon Power area in north central West Virginia that are intended to enhance service reliability. Helicopter patrols are completing inspections on nearly 2,100 miles of FirstEnergy transmission line circuits located in the Mon Power area. The inspections are...

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...

2014-05-27 12:24:20

Work Includes 1,300 Miles of Lines and Will Help Enhance Reliability TOLEDO, Ohio, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Toledo Edison, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), continues to conduct tree trimming work in communities across its Northwestern Ohio service area to help enhance system reliability. Since the beginning of the year, Toledo Edison tree contractors have trimmed more than 500 circuit miles of electric distribution lines as part of its approximately $6 million vegetation...

2014-05-27 12:24:18

Company Focuses on Trees Affected by Emerald Ash Borer AKRON, Ohio, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cleveland Electric Illuminating Company (CEI), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), continues to conduct tree trimming work in communities across its five-county service area in northeast Ohio as part of its ongoing efforts to help enhance system reliability. Since the beginning of the year, CEI tree contractors have trimmed more than 500 circuit miles of electric...

2014-05-23 12:22:14

Work Includes 2,600 Miles of Lines and Will Help Enhance Reliability WILLIAMSPORT, Md., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Potomac Edison, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), continues to conduct tree trimming work in communities across its service area in western Maryland and the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia as part of its ongoing efforts to help enhance system reliability. Since the beginning of the year, Potomac Edison tree contractors have trimmed about 700 circuit miles of...

2014-05-21 23:15:13

With the FDA and international regulatory bodies ramping up risk management requirements, and the potential for serious injury present in many medical devices experts say that Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) is not enough? So, plan to attend this two-day workshop and be ready to set up a new comprehensive risk plan or pick an existing one apart to make it better. Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Medical Device Risk Management: From Understanding to Applications...

2014-05-16 12:23:18

Company Focuses on Trees Affected by Emerald Ash Borer AKRON, Ohio, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ohio Edison continues to conduct tree trimming work in communities across its 36-county service area in Ohio as part of its ongoing efforts to help enhance service reliability. Since the beginning of the year, Ohio Edison tree contractors have trimmed more than 1,500 circuit miles of electric lines as part of its approximately $18.6 million vegetation management spend for 2014, with an...

2014-05-14 12:24:56

SEATTLE, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quest Integrity Group, a global leader in the development and delivery of advanced inspection and engineering assessment services and software products, announces CorrectIR(TM), a new software solution that automates calculations to remove common errors from infrared (IR) thermometry tube temperature measurements. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140311/DA78467LOGO IR thermometry has been used for 30 years to monitor tube metal temperatures...

2014-05-13 23:07:41

Agreement combines Cissoid’s experience in developing semiconductors for extreme temperatures and harsh environments -- with M.S. Kennedy’s expertise in developing complex, high-reliability multi-chip modules. Syracuse, NY (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Cissoid, the leader in high-temperature and extended lifetime semiconductor solutions, and M.S. Kennedy, a leader in high-temperature and extreme environment modules, jointly announce today they have signed a long-term collaboration agreement to...

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...


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