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Jul 01, 2015, 13:10 ET

FirstEnergy Names Brett W. Reynolds Vice President, FE Products

FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) today named Brett W. Reynolds as vice president, FE Products, effective August 1, 2015. Reynolds will oversee the...

Jun 30, 2015, 10:15 ET

FirstEnergy Utilities Receive Energy Association of Pennsylvania Safety Awards

Two FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) subsidiaries – Pennsylvania Power (Penn Power) and Metropolitan Edison (Met-Ed) – were recently...

Jun 26, 2015, 15:13 ET

JCP&L Names John Meehan Area Manager

Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) has named John Meehan to its external affairs team to serve as area manager for portions of Monmouth...

Jun 18, 2015, 16:00 ET

FirstEnergy Offering Education Grants for the 2015-2016 School Year

 FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) is offering education grants for creative classroom projects involving science, technology, engineering and...

Jun 18, 2015, 13:00 ET

FirstEnergy Opens New Machine Shop and Maintenance Headquarters in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania

 FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) today held a ribbon-cutting and open house for its new Central Machine Shop and Mobile Maintenance Headquarters...

Jun 16, 2015, 11:30 ET

Mon Power Adds New Line and Substation Employees from Power Systems Institute Training Program

 Mon Power, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), has hired eight new line and substation employees from the Power Systems...

Jun 16, 2015, 11:30 ET

Potomac Edison Adds New Line and Substation Employees from Power Systems Institute Training Program

 Potomac Edison, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), has hired seven new line and substation employees from the Power Systems...

Jun 16, 2015, 11:30 ET

West Penn Power Adds New Line and Substation Employees from Power Systems Institute Training Program

 West Penn Power, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), has hired 18 new line and substation employees from the Power Systems...

Jun 15, 2015, 09:45 ET

JCP&L Completes $10 Million Substation Expansion to Enhance Service Reliability in Hunterdon and Mercer Counties

 Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) has completed a $10 million substation expansion project in West Amwell Township, adding...

Jun 11, 2015, 13:30 ET

Penelec Installs Laptop Computers in Service Vehicles to Streamline and Enhance Utility Work

 Pennsylvania Electric Company (Penelec), a FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) subsidiary, is installing laptop computers on more than 400 line...

Jun 11, 2015, 10:30 ET

New Substation, Transmission Lines, System Inspections Enhance Service Reliability in Toledo Edison Area this Summer

With hot summer temperatures expected to produce higher electric usage, FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) has completed projects, inspections and...

Jun 09, 2015, 11:31 ET

New Illuminating Company Substation Enhances Service Reliability for Customers in Avon Area

 The Illuminating Company, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), is completing construction of a new approximately $3 million...

Jun 08, 2015, 12:30 ET

FirstEnergy's Power Plants Prepared to Operate Reliably through High-Demand Summer Months

 Nuclear, coal and natural gas generating stations owned by FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) in Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia today have...

Jun 08, 2015, 11:40 ET

Penelec Projects Support Shale Gas Industry and Help Enhance Service Reliability in Central Pennsylvania

As part of its efforts to help support Pennsylvania's shale gas industry, Pennsylvania Electric Company (Penelec) is constructing several new power...

Jun 05, 2015, 13:01 ET

Educators Named to FirstEnergy Educational Advisory Council

FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) has appointed 13 educators from Ohio and western Pennsylvania to serve two-year terms on the company's...

Jun 03, 2015, 11:53 ET

FirstEnergy Receives Tree Care Award from National Arbor Day Foundation for 17th Consecutive Year

 FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) and its 10 utility companies have been recognized as a Tree Line USA utility for the seventeenth straight year by...

Jun 01, 2015, 13:54 ET

FirstEnergy Completes Transmission Projects to Boost Electric Reliability in Northern Ohio

FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) today announced it has completed multiple transmission projects that will further enhance electric service for...

May 29, 2015, 13:43 ET

FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company Names Michael J. Yeager Director, Technical and Lab Services

FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), has named Michael J. Yeager to director of Technical...

May 29, 2015, 13:41 ET

FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company Names Douglas C. Saltz Director of Site Operations at Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station

FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), has named Douglas C. Saltz to director of Site...

May 29, 2015, 13:09 ET

Potomac Edison Completes Inspections and Maintenance Prior to Summer Season to Help Enhance Customer Service Reliability

 With the upcoming hot, humid summer months expected to produce higher electric usage, Potomac Edison, a FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE)...