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
07/30/2015FirstEnergy Announces Second Quarter Financial Results
FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) today reported second quarter 2015 operating (non-GAAP) earnings* of $0.53 per basic share of common stock. These results exclude the impact of the special items listed below, and compare to 2014 second quarter operating (non-GAAP) earnings of $0.49 per basic share of common stock.
07/29/2015FirstEnergy Prepared to Handle 90 Degree Days
FirstEnergy Corp.'s (NYSE: FE) distribution and transmission systems and generating stations are prepared to meet the expected increase in customer electricity usage associated with 90 degree temperatures forecast across its service area.
07/24/2015JCP&L Reminds Customers to Register for Programs to Help Stay Informed During Summer Storm Season
With the summer storm season underway, Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) reminds customers who depend on private well water, or use electrically operated life support equipment, to register their account with the company to receive updates on potential service interruptions, such as weather-related outages.
07/24/2015FirstEnergy to Webcast Second Quarter Earnings Teleconference
FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) will release financial results for the second quarter of 2015 after markets close on Thursday, July 30. These results will be discussed by FirstEnergy management during a conference call with financial analysts at 10 a.m. EDT on Friday, July 31. A question-and-answer session will follow.
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