Earth Day Events
We were pleased to sponsor several Earth Day events across our service territory in 2016.
Earth Day Coalition Presents EarthFest 2016: Celebrating the Year of Clean Transportation*
When: April 17, 2016
Where: Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds, Cleveland, Ohio
EarthFest is Ohio's largest environmental education event and the longest running Earth Day celebration in the nation, complete with petting zoos, pony rides, live music, food and more. Visitors had an opportunity to view FirstEnergy's Chevy Volt plug-in electric vehicle, learn about our initiatives and pick up a free seed packet.
Earth Day at the Akron Zoo
When: April 22, 2016
Where: Akron Zoo, Akron, Ohio
FirstEnergy joined the Rubber City Radio Group for Earth Day at the Akron Zoo. While supporting the event, FirstEnergy representatives shared information about our company's initiatives.
Party for the Planet at the Toledo Zoo*
When: April 23, 2016
Where: Toledo Zoo, Toledo, Ohio
FirstEnergy was onsite to celebrate Earth Day at Toledo Zoo's Party for the Planet. The company shared information about its initiatives and distributed biodegradable seed packets, coloring books and crayons.
Earth Day Extravaganza*
When: April 24, 2016
Where: Osborn MetroPark, Huron, Ohio
Osborn MetroPark's Earth Day Extravaganza is the premier Earth Day celebration. FirstEnergy representatives showcased the Chevy Volt plug-in electric vehicle, handed out wildflower seeds and provided information about our eBill program and other company initiatives.
Earth Day Celebration at Monmouth County Parks*
When: April 24, 2016
Where: Manasquan Environmental Center,* Howell, NJ, and Huber Woods Environmental Center,* Middletown, NJ
FirstEnergy was pleased to support these great family events, which offered live animal shows, kid-friendly exhibits and more.
Holmdel Earth Day Festival*
When: April 30, 2016
Where: Bayonet Farm, Holmdel, NJ
FirstEnergy was proud to be a sponsor of this great annual event at Bayonet Farm, which features live music, crafts, family activities and more.
We’re driven by our ongoing commitment to protect the environment, promote public health and safety, and create lasting value in the communities where we live and work.
Review our Sustainability Report and the links below to learn more about our initiatives.
Review tips and information that can help you save energy.
- More Than 100 Ways to Improve Your Electric Bill
- Understanding Electricity Usage and Costs
- Plug-in Electric Vehicles
- Ohio - energysaveOhio.com
- Pennsylvania - energysavePA.com
- New Jersey - energysaveNJ.com
- West Virginia - energysaveWV.com
- Maryland - energysaveMD.com
Read about the electric utility industry, environmental issues, improving household efficiency, alternative fuels, and reduction of carbon emissions.
- Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) Website*
- EPRI Journal Articles*
- ENERGY STAR ®*
- U.S. Department of Energy (Alternative Fuel Vehicles)*
- Carbon Reduction Options for Fossil Fleets*
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