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
10/02/2015MEDIA ADVISORY - JCP&L to Hold News Conference to Discuss Preparation for Hurricane Joaquin
JCP&L to Hold News Conference to Discuss Preparation for Hurricane Joaquin
10/01/2015JCP&L Continues Preparations for Hurricane Joaquin, Offers Resources to Help Customers Stay Informed
Jersey Central Power & Light continues to monitor the path of Hurricane Joaquin and make aggressive preparations to help minimize the number and duration of outages if the storm brings high winds and flooding to the utility's northern and central New Jersey service territory early next week.
10/01/2015Potomac Edison Planning for Possible Impact of Hurricane Joaquin
Potomac Edison, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), is closely monitoring Hurricane Joaquin and is making preparations should possible high winds and heavy rains hit parts of its service territory and cause power outages.
10/01/2015FirstEnergy Supports Project at Ohio State Mansfield Campus to Expand Population of Insects that Pollinate Plants
FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) has donated $5,000 to support a demonstration project underway at The Ohio State University at Mansfield to use transmission line rights-of-way to encourage the growth of plant species that could help rejuvenate the declining populations of bees, monarch butterflies and other insects that pollinate flowers.
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