We are a forward-thinking electric utility powered by a diverse team of employees committed to making customers’ lives brighter, the environment better and our communities stronger.
FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) is dedicated to safety, reliability and operational excellence. Headquartered in Akron, Ohio, FirstEnergy includes one of the nation's largest investor-owned electric systems, more than 24,000 miles of transmission lines that connect the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions, and a diverse generating fleet with a total capacity of nearly 17,000 megawatts.
Our company has invested $10 billion in environmental efforts since 1970, and we have a continuing commitment to cleaner energy resources, smarter technology and a more sustainable planet.
Facts at a Glance
- Six million customers
- Service territory spans 65,000 miles & six states
- Approximately 24,000 miles of transmission lines
- Nearly 17,000 megawatts of generating capacity
- $10 billion invested in environmental protection efforts since 1970
- One of largest wind power providers in the region
- $15 billion in annual revenues
- 15,500 employees
Our Electric Companies
FirstEnergy’s 10 regulated distribution companies form one of the nation’s largest investor-owned electric systems, based on serving 6 million customers in the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions. Stretching from the Ohio-Indiana border to the New Jersey shore, the companies operate a vast infrastructure of more than 269,000 miles of distribution lines and are dedicated to providing customers with safe, reliable and responsive service.
FirstEnergy’s generation subsidiaries control nearly 17,000 megawatts of capacity from a diverse fleet of carbon-free nuclear, scrubbed coal, natural gas, hydro and other renewables. With nearly 500 megawatts of wind power under long-term contracts, the company is one of the largest providers of renewable energy in the region.
FirstEnergy’s transmission operations include approximately 24,000 miles of lines and three regional transmission operation centers. From 2014-2017, the company is implementing the initial phase of its “Energizing the Future” transmission investment program, which is designed to enhance system reliability and capacity for existing and new customers. All of FirstEnergy’s transmission facilities operate as part of PJM Interconnection, LLC.
Competitive Electricity Sales
FirstEnergy Solutions Corp. (FES) is a leading energy supplier serving residential, commercial and industrial customers in the Northeast, Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions. FES offers a wide range of energy and energy-related products and services and supplies electricity to millions of customers in Illinois, Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey, Ohio and Pennsylvania.