FirstEnergy has launched a Scam and Fraud Information section on its website to help raise awareness of fraudulent activity and educate utility customers about these threats to their personal safety and security. The new site, available at www.firstenergycorp.com/scaminfo, describes known scams targeting utility customers, and provides tips and resources to help consumers identify fraudulent schemes.View Full Story
Company announces preliminary results from 2015 annual meeting
FirstEnergy Corp President and Chief Executive Officer Charles E. Jones told shareholders on May 19 that the company is focused on meeting the energy needs of its customers.
"Our industry continues to change at a rapid pace," Jones said. "But our mission remains the same – producing and delivering safe, reliable, clean and affordable electricity to the customers we are privileged to serve. Those customers count on our product...to bring greater comfort, convenience, safety and productivity to their everyday lives."
Jones discussed the company's focus on regulated growth, including the efforts to ensure reliable service to distribution customers, and the company's Energizing the Future transmission investment program.View Full Story
Energizing the Future is FirstEnergy's long-term transmission initiative that involves upgrading and strengthening the grid to meet the future demands of customers and communities.
The initiative includes projects to install advanced technologies to enhance system reliability, meeting projected load growth, and reinforcnig the system in light of power plant deactivations.
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Joint Stipulation Demonstrates Broad Support from Diverse Parties
FirstEnergy Corp.'s Ohio utilities filed a joint stipulation agreement on December 22, 2014, demonstrating broad support for Powering Ohio's Progress, their proposed Electric Security Plan (ESP) currently pending before the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio.
The proposed stipulation reflects the diverse interests and concerns of 15 signatories, including parties that represent residential, commercial, industrial and low-income customers, as well as organized labor and schools. The agreement supports FirstEnergy's proposed ESP that outlines plans for its Ohio utilities – Ohio Edison, Cleveland Electric Illuminating and Toledo Edison – to provide electric service to customers for a three-year period from June 1, 2016 through May 31, 2019.View Full Story
09/04/2015FirstEnergy's Utility Worker Training Partnerships with Community Colleges Begin New School Year
More than 300 students are headed back to school as part of FirstEnergy Corp.'s (NYSE: FE) Power Systems Institute, a unique worker training program that combines learning hands-on utility skills at company training facilities with technical coursework at local community college classrooms.
09/03/2015FirstEnergy Executive Vice President and CFO James Pearson to Speak at Barclays CEO Energy-Power Conference
FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) today announced that Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer James F. Pearson will give a presentation at the Barclays CEO Energy-Power Conference on Thursday, September 10, 2015, at approximately 10:25 a.m. EDT. The presentation will include a general overview of FirstEnergy, as well as an update on the company's progress on key initiatives and longer-term goals.
08/28/2015Media Advisory - FirstEnergy Crews Heading to Florida to Assist with Restoration Efforts Should Tropical Storm Erika Cause Power Outages
FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) is sending more than 250 linemen, support personnel and contractor crews to the Daytona Beach area to assist Florida Power & Light with restoration efforts should Tropical Storm Erika cause wide-spread power outages in the state.
08/26/2015Potomac Edison Replaces Underground Cable to Help Enhance Service Reliability
As part of its ongoing efforts to strengthen the durability of its electric system and enhance service reliability for its customers, Potomac Edison, a FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) utility, is proactively replacing approximately 22 miles of underground distribution cable throughout its Maryland service area at a cost of about $4.5 million.
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