New Opportunity for Residents to Avoid Met-Ed's October Electric Generation Price Increase FirstEnergy Solutions' low introductory price provides savings and stability without any change to existing electric service

AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Residential customers of Met-Ed can sign up now to receive a low introductory price of 6.1 cents per kilowatt-hour (kWh) on electric generation from FirstEnergy Solutions through April 2013.  The price then becomes 7.75 cents per kWh through September 2015.  As a thank you for enrolling, residents also will receive a $25 Visa Gift Card soon after signing up.  

"Met-Ed's generation rate just increased to approximately 7.35 cents per kWh for the average residential customer, making this an ideal time for locking in a great low introductory price, which will provide big upfront savings," says Trent Smith, vice president of Sales & Marketing for FirstEnergy Solutions.  "But this offer also provides a low, fixed price for the remainder of the agreement, so customers can rest assured they are receiving a good price."

Residents can find pricing information and enroll online at www.fes.com/meted or by calling 1-877-220-4241.  Additional offers from FirstEnergy Solutions – including a unique 7-Year PriceControl offer at 7.5 cents per kWh through July 2019 – are available on the company's website.

Residents who choose FirstEnergy Solutions as their electric generation supplier will continue to receive one bill and the same level of service from their utility, and the utility will continue to deliver the electricity, maintain the poles and wires, and respond to power outages.  

FirstEnergy Solutions, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), is one of the nation's largest providers of competitive electric generation supply, serving two million customers in Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Michigan and Illinois. 

FirstEnergy is a diversified energy company dedicated to safety, reliability and operational excellence.  Its 10 electric distribution companies form one of the nation's largest investor-owned electric systems, serving customers in Maryland, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York and West Virginia.  Its generation subsidiaries control more than 20,000 megawatts of capacity from a diversified mix of scrubbed coal, non-emitting nuclear, natural gas, hydro, pumped-storage hydro and other renewables.  Follow FirstEnergy on Twitter @FirstEnergyCorp.

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