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Mar 31, 2015, 11:10 ET

Met-Ed to Conduct Storm Restoration Drills to Help Employees Prepare for Real-Life Events

 Metropolitan Edison Company (Met-Ed),  a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), will be conducting two emergency readiness exercises...

Mar 26, 2015, 08:00 ET

FirstEnergy Foundation Donates $2,500 for Pittsburgh-Area Student Robot Building Program

The FirstEnergy Foundation has donated $2,500 to the Pittsburgh Chapter of the National Tooling and Machining Foundation, Inc., to help area...

Mar 25, 2015, 13:00 ET

JCP&L Completes Circuit Upgrades to Enhance Service Reliability in Monmouth County

Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) has completed upgrades on eight major circuits serving nearly 15,000 customers in Monmouth...

Mar 20, 2015, 10:45 ET

Projects Planned in Penelec Service Area in 2015 Will Help Strengthen Electric System

 FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) has scheduled more than 60 major distribution and transmission infrastructure projects and other work in 2015...

Mar 20, 2015, 10:45 ET

Projects Planned in Met-Ed Service Area in 2015 Will Help Strengthen Electric System

 As part of its ongoing efforts to strengthen the durability and flexibility of its electric system, FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) has scheduled...

Mar 19, 2015, 14:00 ET

Projects Planned in West Penn Power Service Area in 2015 Will Help Strengthen Electric System

 FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) has scheduled nearly 50 major transmission and distribution infrastructure projects and other work in...

Mar 19, 2015, 14:00 ET

Projects Planned in Penn Power Service Area in 2015 Will Help Strengthen Electric System

As part of its ongoing efforts to help improve the durability and flexibility of its electric system, FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) has planned...

Mar 19, 2015, 11:45 ET

FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company Employee Jim Amundsen Recognized with Electric Industry Award

The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) recently recognized Jim Amundsen, supervisor of component and material testing for FirstEnergy Nuclear...

Mar 18, 2015, 12:30 ET

FirstEnergy Earns Industry Awards for Emergency Recovery and Providing Mutual Assistance Crews to Neighboring Utility

 FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) has again earned recognition from the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) for its restoration efforts in 2014 in...

Mar 17, 2015, 11:39 ET

Dr. Jerry Sue Thornton Elected to FirstEnergy Board of Directors; Catherine Rein and Wes Taylor to Retire from Board

 FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) today announced that Dr. Jerry Sue Thornton, 68, has been elected to the company's Board of Directors. ...

Mar 17, 2015, 11:37 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...

Mar 12, 2015, 10:35 ET

JCP&L Plans to Trim Trees along 3,300 Miles of Power Lines in 2015 to Help Enhance Reliability

Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) plans to trim trees in 60 municipalities during March to help maintain proper clearances around...

Mar 10, 2015, 12:00 ET

$120 Million will be Spent in 2015 in the Toledo Edison Service Area to Strengthen Electric Service

 As part of its ongoing efforts to strengthen the durability and flexibility of its electric system, FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) expects to...

Mar 10, 2015, 12:00 ET

$383 Million will be Spent in 2015 in the Ohio Edison Service Area to Strengthen Electric System

 FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) expects to invest approximately $383 million in 2015 on distribution and transmission infrastructure projects in...

Mar 10, 2015, 12:00 ET

$281 Million will be Spent in 2015 in The Illuminating Company Service Area to Strengthen Electric System

As part of its ongoing efforts to improve the durability and flexibility of its electric system, FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) expects to invest...

Mar 09, 2015, 07:55 ET

Perry Nuclear Power Plant Begins Refueling and Maintenance Outage

 FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), announced its Perry Nuclear Power Plant in Perry,...

Mar 06, 2015, 14:39 ET

Mon Power Winter Storm Update

Mon Power, a FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) utility, continues its efforts to restore service to customers who remain without power after yesterday's...

Mar 05, 2015, 17:40 ET

Mon Power Winter Storm Update

 Mon Power, a FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) utility, continues to assess damage and restore electric service to more than 40,000 customers...

Mar 05, 2015, 11:35 ET

Mon Power Winter Storm Update

Mon Power, a FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) utility, has launched an aggressive effort to assess damage and restore service in northern Mon Power...

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....