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Aug 14, 2014, 15:35 ET

JCP&L Completes Substation Upgrade in Burlington County to Increase Capacity and Enhance Service Reliability

 Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) has completed a $2 million substation upgrade in Wrightstown to enhance customer service...

Aug 14, 2014, 10:45 ET

Wood Pole Inspection and Replacement Program Continues at West Penn Power to Enhance Service Reliability

 To help enhance the reliability of its system, West Penn Power crews have replaced or repaired about 340 wooden utility poles so far this year...

Aug 07, 2014, 14:00 ET

FirstEnergy Offering Education Grants for the 2014-2015 School Year

FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) is offering education grants for creative classroom projects planned for the 2014-2015 school year. Science,...

Aug 06, 2014, 16:55 ET

FirstEnergy Utility Executive to Participate in Investor Conference

 FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) today announced that Charles E. Jones, executive vice president and president, FirstEnergy Utilities, will...

Aug 05, 2014, 08:30 ET

FirstEnergy Announces Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results

 FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) today announced second quarter 2014 basic operating (non-GAAP) earnings* of $0.49 per share of common...

Aug 04, 2014, 16:41 ET

FirstEnergy's Pennsylvania Utilities File Rate Plans to Help Ensure Continued Reliability Enhancements

 To help ensure continued reliability enhancements for its two million Pennsylvania customers, FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) subsidiaries...

Aug 04, 2014, 16:40 ET

FirstEnergy Ohio Utilities Announce Powering Ohio's Progress, a Long-Term Electric Rate Stability Plan

 FirstEnergy Corp.'s (NYSE: FE) Ohio utilities today filed a proposed Electric Security Plan (ESP) called Powering Ohio's Progress with the...

Aug 01, 2014, 10:00 ET

Toledo Edison Crews Assisting with McCord Road Underpass Project

 Toledo Edison crews have completed work relocating poles, transformers and other electrical equipment as part of the $18 million Ohio...

Jul 30, 2014, 15:09 ET

Work Underway on New FirstEnergy Transmission Substation in West Virginia to Support Shale Gas Industry and Enhance Mon Power Service Reliability

Construction is underway on a new FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) transmission substation in Doddridge County, West Virginia, to support the electric...

Jul 30, 2014, 14:59 ET

JCP&L Continues Tree Trimming Program to Help Enhance Service Reliability

 To help maintain proper clearances around electrical equipment and help prevent tree-related outages, Jersey Central Power & Light...

Jul 29, 2014, 14:10 ET

FirstEnergy to Webcast Second Quarter Earnings Teleconference

FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) will release second quarter 2014 earnings before markets open on Tuesday, August 5.  These results will be...

Jul 22, 2014, 15:15 ET

JCP&L Environmental Conservation Partnership Helps Boost American Kestrel Population

 Representatives from Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L), New Jersey Audubon and the New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife...

Jul 18, 2014, 13:02 ET

JCP&L Completes Substation Expansion in Monmouth County to Increase Capacity and Enhance Service Reliability

 Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) has completed a $15 million transmission substation expansion project in Eatontown to enhance...

Jul 16, 2014, 11:00 ET

Helicopters Used to Conduct Infrared Inspections of Transmission Lines in Toledo Edison Service Area

As part of its ongoing efforts to enhance customer service reliability, Toledo Edison, a FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) subsidiary, is using...

Jul 15, 2014, 12:05 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 common...

Jul 10, 2014, 13:45 ET

Potomac Edison Summer Storm Update

Potomac Edison, a FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) utility, continues to make significant progress restoring power to customers in Maryland and the...

Jul 10, 2014, 13:45 ET

Met-Ed Summer Storm Update

Met-Ed, a FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) utility, continues to make significant progress restoring power to customers in southern and eastern...

Jul 10, 2014, 13:45 ET

Mon Power Summer Storm Update

Mon Power, a FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) utility, continues to make significant progress restoring power to customers in West Virginia following...

Jul 09, 2014, 18:25 ET

JCP&L Storm Restoration Work Continues

 Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) utility crews continue working to restore service to customers who remain without power...

Jul 09, 2014, 15:50 ET

Water and Ice Available to Those in Met-Ed Areas Without Power Due to Summer Storm

 As Met-Ed's power restoration efforts continue following the damaging summer storm that hit the area last night, customers who remain without...