AKRON, Ohio, April 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Toledo-area residents can help celebrate Earth Day by signing up with FirstEnergy Solutions to receive 100 percent wind energy at the same price as its standard energy offer. This Switch2Green4Free offer – which is part of FirstEnergy's branding campaign called "The Switch is On" – is being showcased during the Party for the Planet at the Toledo Zoo & Aquarium on April 23, 2016.
The Switch2Green4Free offer is designed to increase awareness of the benefits of green energy. Purchasing green energy from FirstEnergy Solutions is an investment in clean, renewable resources that helps to ensure more renewable energy is being created and delivered to the power grid.
At the Toledo Zoo, FirstEnergy will be handing out wildflower seed packets, coloring books, crayons and information on how consumers can enroll in the Switch2Green4Free offer. Children can also get their picture taken with Louie the Lightning Bug.
The energy in the Switch2Green4Free offer is Green-e Energy Certified®. Green-e Energy is the nation's leading independent certification and verification program for renewable energy and greenhouse gas emission reduction products.
For more information about the green energy offer – including pricing and contract lengths – and to enroll, visit TheSwitchIsOn.com or call 1-888-254-6359. This offer is limited to the first 1,000 residential customers to enroll or until May 31, 2016.
FirstEnergy Solutions, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), provides competitive electric generation supply and other energy-related products and services to more than 1.6 million residential, commercial and industrial customers, and is a licensed supplier in Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Michigan and Illinois.
FirstEnergy Corp. is dedicated to safety, reliability and operational excellence. Its 10 electric distribution companies form one of the nation's largest investor-owned electric systems, serving customers in Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, West Virginia, Maryland and New York. The company's transmission subsidiaries operate more than 24,000 miles of transmission lines that connect the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions, while its generation subsidiaries control nearly 17,000 megawatts of capacity from a diversified mix of scrubbed coal, non-emitting nuclear, natural gas, hydro and other renewables. Follow FirstEnergy on Twitter @FirstEnergyCorp or online at www.firstenergycorp.com.
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