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Mar 03, 2015, 11:30 ET

Samuel L. Belcher Elected President and Chief Nuclear Officer of FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company

 FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC), a subsidiary of Akron, Ohio-based FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), today announced that Samuel L....

Mar 02, 2015, 15:45 ET

$128 Million Will Be Spent in 2015 in the Potomac Edison Service Area to Strengthen Electric System

 FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) expects to invest about $128 million in 2015 on distribution and transmission infrastructure projects to enhance...

Mar 02, 2015, 15:45 ET

$225 Million Will Be Spent in 2015 in the Mon Power Service Area to Strengthen Electric System

 FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) expects to invest about $225 million in 2015 on distribution and transmission infrastructure projects in Mon...

Feb 23, 2015, 13:30 ET

JCP&L Plans to Spend $267 Million in 2015 to Enhance Electric System

 Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) plans to spend about $267 million in 2015 on projects and other work to enhance and maintain a...

Feb 19, 2015, 08:44 ET

FirstEnergy Senior Vice President and CFO James Pearson to Speak at Credit Suisse Energy Summit

 FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) today announced that Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer James F. Pearson will give a presentation...

Feb 17, 2015, 16:10 ET

FirstEnergy Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 Results

 FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) today reported 2014 operating (non-GAAP) earnings* of $2.56 per basic share of common stock, near the upper end...

Feb 17, 2015, 16:05 ET

Anthony J. Alexander Concludes 43 Years of Service at FirstEnergy

 FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) announced today that Anthony J. Alexander, 63, will conclude his role as executive chairman on April 30, 2015,...

Feb 12, 2015, 13:00 ET

Potomac Edison and Blue Ridge Community and Technical College Offer Training Program for Future Utility Workers

 Potomac Edison, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), is partnering with Blue Ridge Community and Technical College in Martinsburg,...

Feb 12, 2015, 08:45 ET

FirstEnergy Invested $181 Million in 2014 in the West Penn Power Service Area to Help Enhance Electric System

 As part of its ongoing efforts to enhance its electric system, FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) invested approximately $181 million in 2014 in the...

Feb 12, 2015, 08:45 ET

FirstEnergy Invested $207 Million in 2014 in the Penelec Service Area to Help Enhance Electric System

 FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) invested approximately $207 million in 2014 in the Pennsylvania Electric Company (Penelec) service area on...

Feb 11, 2015, 13:45 ET

FirstEnergy Invested $135 Million in 2014 in Met-Ed Service Area to Help Enhance Electric System

As part of its ongoing efforts to enhance its electric system, FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) invested more than $135 million in 2014 in its...

Feb 11, 2015, 13:45 ET

FirstEnergy Invested $115 Million in 2014 in Penn Power Service Area to Enhance Electric System

FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) invested more than $115 million in 2014 in its Pennsylvania Power (Penn Power) service area on reliability...

Feb 10, 2015, 15:44 ET

FirstEnergy's Utilities Offer Winter Weather Tips for Safety and Savings

 February is well underway, bringing with it some of winter's toughest conditions.  FirstEnergy's (NYSE: FE) utilities remind customers of...

Feb 09, 2015, 11:00 ET

FirstEnergy Projects Support Western Pennsylvania Shale Gas Boom

 FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) is investing nearly $35 million in new electric transmission projects to support the Marcellus Shale gas...

Feb 09, 2015, 08:30 ET

FirstEnergy to Webcast Fourth Quarter Earnings Teleconference, Provide 2015 Guidance

 FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) will release financial results for the fourth quarter and full year of 2014, as well as 2015 earnings guidance,...

Feb 04, 2015, 17:04 ET

Approved Rate Plan to Enhance Service Reliability for Mon Power and Potomac Edison Customers

 FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) subsidiaries Mon Power and Potomac Edison today announced that the Public Service Commission (PSC) of West...

Feb 04, 2015, 12:00 ET

Settlements Achieved for FirstEnergy's Pennsylvania Utilities' Rate Plans to Help Ensure Continued Reliability and Customer Service Enhancements

 To help ensure continued reliability and customer service enhancements for their two million Pennsylvania customers, FirstEnergy Corp....

Feb 01, 2015, 17:20 ET

FirstEnergy Planning for Possible Icing Conditions in Northern New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania

 FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) is mobilizing additional resources to assist with service restoration efforts should icing conditions cause power...

Jan 29, 2015, 11:15 ET

FirstEnergy Generation Fleet Achieves Reliable Operating Record and Improved Safety Performance in 2014

FirstEnergy Corp.'s (NYSE: FE) generation fleet operated safely and reliably in 2014, producing more than 97 million megawatt hours of electricity...

Jan 29, 2015, 10:00 ET

Potomac Edison Uses Helicopters to Inspect Transmission Lines in Maryland

 Potomac Edison, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), will use helicopter patrols to conduct visual inspections of transmission lines...