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Aug 26, 2015, 12:45 ET

Potomac Edison Replaces Underground Cable to Help Enhance Service Reliability

 As part of its ongoing efforts to strengthen the durability of its electric system and enhance service reliability for its customers, Potomac...

Aug 25, 2015, 15:51 ET

FirstEnergy Foundation Contributes $10,000 to Inner City Tennis Clinics Program in Cleveland

 The FirstEnergy Foundation has donated $10,000 to Inner City Tennis Clinics of Cleveland (ICTC) to support programs that provide local...

Aug 21, 2015, 10:20 ET

FirstEnergy Foundation Contributes $5,000 to Greensburg Community Development Corporation

The FirstEnergy Foundation has donated $5,000 to the Greensburg (Pennsylvania) Community Development Corporation to assist with the renovation of a...

Aug 17, 2015, 10:26 ET

Wooden Pole Inspection and Replacement Program Continues at Penelec to Enhance Service Reliability

 To help enhance the reliability of its system, Pennsylvania Electric Company (Penelec), a FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) utility, expects to...

Aug 07, 2015, 13:43 ET

FirstEnergy Foundation Contributes $10,000 to Cuyahoga County Public Library Capital Campaign

The FirstEnergy Foundation has donated $10,000 to the Cuyahoga County Public Library's Beyond Bricks & Books capital campaign, which will be...

Aug 07, 2015, 11:27 ET

FirstEnergy Announces Corporate Executive Promotions

FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) today announced management changes that expand the roles and responsibilities for key executives and support the...

Aug 07, 2015, 11:12 ET

West Penn Power Project Underway to Support Shale Gas Industry in Washington County, Pennsylvania

 As part of its efforts to help support Pennsylvania's shale gas industry, West Penn Power, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), is...

Aug 05, 2015, 14:43 ET

Toledo Edison Completes Several Projects at Substation in Defiance to Enhance Service Reliability

Toledo Edison, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), has completed several projects at its substation in Defiance, Ohio, totaling about $2...

Aug 04, 2015, 10:10 ET

Penelec Continues Tree Trimming Work to Enhance System Reliability

To help prevent service interruptions and enhance system reliability, Pennsylvania Electric Company (Penelec), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp....

Aug 04, 2015, 10:09 ET

Met-Ed Continues Tree Trimming Work to Enhance System Reliability

Metropolitan Edison Company (Met-Ed) continues to conduct tree trimming work in communities across its 15-county service area in Pennsylvania as...

Jul 30, 2015, 16:15 ET

FirstEnergy Announces Second Quarter Financial Results

FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) today reported second quarter 2015 operating (non-GAAP) earnings* of $0.53 per basic share of common stock. ...

Jul 29, 2015, 16:39 ET

FirstEnergy Prepared to Handle 90 Degree Days

 FirstEnergy Corp.'s (NYSE: FE) distribution and transmission systems and generating stations are prepared to meet the expected increase in...

Jul 24, 2015, 14:13 ET

JCP&L Reminds Customers to Register for Programs to Help Stay Informed During Summer Storm Season

With the summer storm season underway, Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) reminds customers who depend on private well water, or use...

Jul 24, 2015, 12:13 ET

FirstEnergy to Webcast Second Quarter Earnings Teleconference

 FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) will release financial results for the second quarter of 2015 after markets close on Thursday, July...

Jul 21, 2015, 12:37 ET

FirstEnergy Corp. Declares Unchanged Common Stock Dividend

 The Board of Directors of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) today declared an unchanged quarterly dividend of 36 cents per share of outstanding...

Jul 15, 2015, 10:10 ET

FirstEnergy Launches Scam and Fraud Information Website to Educate Customers about Threats

 FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) has launched a Scam and Fraud Information section on its website to help raise awareness of fraudulent activity...

Jul 15, 2015, 08:27 ET

West Penn Power Removing Ash Trees to Help Prevent Outages

To help prevent service interruptions and enhance system reliability, West Penn Power, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), is continuing...

Jul 10, 2015, 09:35 ET

FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company Announces Management Changes at Fleet Headquarters, Davis-Besse

 FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC), a subsidiary of Akron, Ohio-based FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), has promoted Raymond A. Lieb to...

Jul 09, 2015, 11:25 ET

JCP&L Completes 22 Circuit Upgrades to Enhance Service Reliability

 Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) has completed upgrades to enhance service reliability on 22 major circuits serving nearly 41,000...

Jul 06, 2015, 10:20 ET

Met-Ed Completes Upgrades for Reading Health System Campus

 Metropolitan Edison (Met-Ed), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), recently completed about $2.5 million in electrical upgrades to...