Vice President of Competitive Market Policies for FirstEnergy Solutions to Give Keynote at Northern Ohio Energy Management Conference

FirstEnergy Solutions' Business Customers Can Receive Discount on Registration

Sep 12, 2011, 10:50 ET from FirstEnergy Corp.

AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Solutions Vice President of Competitive Market Policies, Tony Banks, will be the featured speaker at the Northern Ohio Energy Management Conference, which is being held at the John S. Knight Convention Center, 77 East Mill Street in Akron on Wednesday, September 28, 2011.  

Tony's presentation − titled The Future of Electricity Competition for Ohio Manufacturers, Industrial & Commercial Enterprises − will cover the impetus of electric deregulation, the status of Ohio's competitive market and the benefits of maintaining a competitive marketplace.

In addition, a number of local business leaders and industry experts will hold panels and workshops geared toward helping companies buy energy more effectively, improve energy efficiency, identify savings opportunities within their utility's rate structure, and better understand how to use green technologies more advantageously.

Business customers of FirstEnergy Solutions can receive a 40 percent discount off the standard admission price by registering before Wednesday, September 14.  To register, go to and select the 6th Annual Northern Ohio Energy Management Conference.  Follow the registration prompts and enter FES195 as the discount promotional code.

FirstEnergy Solutions, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), is one of the nation's largest providers of competitive electric generation supply, serving more than 1.5 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 comprise that nation's largest investor-owned electric system.  Its diverse generating fleet features non-emitting nuclear, scrubbed baseload coal, natural gas, and pumped-storage hydro and other renewables and has a total generating capacity of approximately 23,000 megawatts.

SOURCE FirstEnergy Corp.