Webcast Available

AKRON, Ohio, Aug. 6, 2014  -- FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) today announced that Charles E. Jones, executive vice president and president, FirstEnergy Utilities, will participate in a panel discussion at the Goldman Sachs Power, Utilities, MLP & Pipeline Conference on Tuesday, August 12, 2014.  The panel discussion, titled, "Balancing Organic Growth with M&A and Other Avenues for Value Creation," is scheduled to begin at approximately 9:30 a.m. EDT. 

A live webcast of the panel discussion will be available on FirstEnergy's investor information website, www.firstenergycorp.com/ir, by clicking the Goldman Sachs Power, Utilities, MLP & Pipeline Conference link.  The webcast will also be archived on the website. 

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 currently control nearly 18,000 megawatts of capacity from a diversified mix of scrubbed coal, non-emitting nuclear, natural gas, hydro and other renewables.  Follow FirstEnergy on Twitter @FirstEnergyCorp.  

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