JCP&L Customers Can Lock in a Four-Year Fixed Price with FirstEnergy Solutions' PriceControl Offer

Offer provides up-front savings and long-term price certainty

Dec 19, 2013, 14:30 ET from FirstEnergy Corp.

AKRON, Ohio, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Residents served by Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) now have the opportunity to save money on their electric bills and secure a low generation price for four years by signing up with the FirstEnergy Solutions PriceControl offer.  By enrolling now, residents can lock in a fixed price of 9.49 cents per kilowatt-hour (kWh) on electric generation through 2017, which is a savings over JCP&L's current average residential rate of 10.67 cents per kWh. 

"Our PriceControl offer is a great opportunity for residents interested in price stability to take advantage of today's historically low prices in the energy market," said Trent Smith, vice president of Sales & Marketing for FirstEnergy Solutions.  "They'll save money now and lock in a low price that won't change for four years." 

Residents can enroll online at or by calling 1-866-625-7318.  Residents who choose FirstEnergy Solutions as their electric generation supplier will continue to receive one bill and the same level of service from their utility, and the utility will continue to deliver the electricity, maintain the poles and wires, and respond to power outages.  

FirstEnergy Solutions, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), is one of the nation's largest providers of competitive electric generation supply, serving 2.5 million customers in Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Michigan and Illinois. 

FirstEnergy is a diversified energy company 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.  Its generation subsidiaries control more than 18,000 megawatts of capacity from a diversified mix of scrubbed coal, non-emitting nuclear, natural gas, hydro, pumped-storage hydro and other renewables.  Follow FirstEnergy on Twitter @FirstEnergyCorp.

SOURCE FirstEnergy Corp.