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Dec 22, 2014, 16:05 ET

FirstEnergy Ohio Utilities File Settlement Agreement in Electric Security Plan

 FirstEnergy Corp.'s (NYSE: FE) Ohio utilities today filed a joint stipulation agreement demonstrating broad support for Powering Ohio's...

Dec 22, 2014, 10:10 ET

FirstEnergy Projects Support West Virginia Shale Gas Boom

FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) is working on about $100 million in new transmission projects and is evaluating additional system upgrades to support...

Dec 19, 2014, 10:40 ET

FirstEnergy Ratifies Contract with UWUA Local 102

 FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) announced today that employees of its West Penn Power and Potomac Edison subsidiaries represented by Utility...

Dec 18, 2014, 14:00 ET

JCP&L Reminds Customers to Enter Its "Merry & Bright" Holiday Lights Photo Contest

 Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) reminds customers to show off their best and brightest outdoor holiday light displays by entering...

Dec 18, 2014, 14:00 ET

Met-Ed Reminds Customers to Enter Its "Merry & Bright" Holiday Lights Photo Contest

 Metropolitan Edison Company (Met-Ed) reminds customers to show off their best and brightest outdoor holiday light displays by entering its...

Dec 18, 2014, 14:00 ET

Penelec Reminds Customers to Enter Its "Merry & Bright" Holiday Lights Photo Contest

Pennsylvania Electric Company (Penelec) reminds customers to show off their best and brightest outdoor holiday light displays by entering its...

Dec 16, 2014, 16:01 ET

Anthony J. Alexander Elected Executive Chairman of FirstEnergy Corp.; Charles E. Jones Elected President and Chief Executive Officer

FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) announced today that its Board of Directors has elected Anthony J. Alexander, 63, executive chairman of the company,...

Dec 09, 2014, 13:15 ET

FirstEnergy Awards Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Grants to Four Toledo-Area Teachers

Four Toledo-area teachers have been awarded Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) grants by FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE). The grants...

Dec 09, 2014, 13:15 ET

FirstEnergy Awards Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Grants to Two Teachers in Mon Power Service Area

FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) has awarded Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education grants to two teachers located in its Mon Power...

Dec 09, 2014, 13:15 ET

Five Teachers in Penelec Area Awarded Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Grants

 Five area teachers have been awarded Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) grants by FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) in its Penelec...

Dec 09, 2014, 13:15 ET

FirstEnergy Awards Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Grants to Eleven West Penn Power Area Teachers

Eleven area teachers have been awarded Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) grants by FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) in its...

Dec 09, 2014, 13:15 ET

FirstEnergy Awards Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Grants to 18 Teachers in Northeast Ohio

Eighteen northeast Ohio teachers, representing 14 educator-submitted projects, have been awarded Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)...

Dec 09, 2014, 13:15 ET

FirstEnergy Awards Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Grants to Seven Teachers in Potomac Edison Service Area

 Seven area teachers have been awarded Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) grants from FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) in its Potomac...

Dec 09, 2014, 13:15 ET

Five Teachers in Met-Ed Area Awarded Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Grants

Five area teachers have been awarded Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) grants by FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) in its Met-Ed...

Dec 03, 2014, 10:00 ET

FirstEnergy President and CEO Anthony J. Alexander to Participate in Wells Fargo Investor Conference

 FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) today announced that President and Chief Executive Officer Anthony J. Alexander will participate in a panel...

Dec 02, 2014, 14:30 ET

Penelec Announces "Merry & Bright" Holiday Lights Photo Contest

Pennsylvania Electric Company (Penelec) invites customers to show off their best and brightest outdoor holiday light displays by entering its...

Dec 02, 2014, 14:30 ET

JCP&L Announces "Merry & Bright" Holiday Lights Photo Contest

 For the second year, Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) invites customers to show off their best and brightest outdoor holiday light...

Dec 02, 2014, 14:30 ET

Met-Ed Announces "Merry & Bright" Holiday Lights Photo Contest

 For the second year, Metropolitan Edison Company (Met-Ed) invites customers to show off their best and brightest outdoor holiday light...

Nov 26, 2014, 14:00 ET

Holiday Lighting Safety Reminder from FirstEnergy

The holiday season is the most popular time for home decoration.  FirstEnergy's (NYSE: FE) utilities hope you will enjoy this festive season...

Nov 25, 2014, 15:45 ET

Akron and Cleveland Students Take Polar Express Train Ride Courtesy of the FirstEnergy Foundation

 The FirstEnergy Foundation has donated $6,300 to send students from Akron and Cleveland on the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad's Polar Express...