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  • Ohio Edison Spend of $275 Million in 2013 Designed to Enhance Electric System and Reliability
    Alliance Delaware Elyria Fairlawn Kent Lorain Mansfield Massillon Marion Medina Ravenna Sandusky Springfield Warren and Youngstown Overall more than 6 200 miles of Ohio Edison distribution lines will be trimmed in 2013 Ohio Edison serves more than 1 million customers across 36 Ohio counties Visit FirstEnergy on the web at www firstenergycorp com and follow Ohio Edison on Twitter OhioEdison Forward Looking Statements This news release includes forward looking statements based on information currently available to management Such statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties These statements include declarations regarding management s intents beliefs and current expectations These statements typically contain but are not limited to the terms anticipate potential expect believe estimate and similar words Forward looking statements involve estimates assumptions known and unknown risks uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward looking statements Actual results may differ materially due to the speed and nature of increased competition in the electric utility industry in general and the retail sales market in particular the impact of the regulatory process on the pending matters before FERC and in the various states in which we do business including but not limited to matters related to rates and pending rate cases the uncertainties of various cost recovery and cost allocation issues resulting from ATSI s realignment into PJM economic or weather conditions affecting future sales and margins regulatory outcomes associated with Hurricane Sandy changing energy capacity and commodity including but not limited to coal natural gas and oil market prices and availability and their impact on retail margins financial derivative reforms that could increase our liquidity needs and collateral costs the continued ability of our regulated utilities to collect transition and other costs operation and maintenance costs being higher than anticipated other legislative and regulatory changes and revised environmental requirements including possible GHG emission water discharge water intake and coal combustion residual regulations the potential impacts of CAIR and any laws rules or regulations that ultimately replace CAIR and the effects of the EPA s MATS rules including our estimated costs of compliance the uncertainty of the timing and amounts of the capital expenditures that may arise in connection with any litigation including NSR litigation or potential regulatory initiatives or rulemakings including that such expenditures could result in our decision to deactivate or idle certain generating units the uncertainties associated with the deactivation of certain older unscrubbed regulated and competitive fossil units including the impact on vendor commitments and the timing thereof as they relate to among other things the RMR arrangements and the reliability of the transmission grid adverse regulatory or legal decisions and outcomes with respect to our nuclear operations including but not limited to the revocation or non renewal of necessary licenses approvals or operating permits by the NRC or as a result of the incident at Japan s Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant adverse legal decisions and

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/ohio-edison-spend-of--275-million-in-2013-designed-to-enhance-el.html (2016-02-13)
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  • FirstEnergy Announces Expiration of the Cash Tender Offer for FirstEnergy Solutions Corp.’s 6.05% Senior Notes Due 2021
    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 control more than 20 000 megawatts of capacity from a diversified mix of scrubbed coal non emitting nuclear natural gas hydro pumped storage hydro and other renewables Follow FirstEnergy on Twitter FirstEnergyCorp Forward Looking Statements This news release includes forward looking statements based on information currently available to management Such statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties These statements include declarations regarding management s intents beliefs and current expectations These statements typically contain but are not limited to the terms anticipate potential expect believe estimate and similar words Forward looking statements involve estimates assumptions known and unknown risks uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward looking statements Actual results may differ materially due to the speed and nature of increased competition in the electric utility industry in general and the retail sales market in particular the impact of the regulatory process on the pending matters before FERC and in the various states in which we do business including but not limited to matters related to rates and pending rate cases the uncertainties of various cost recovery and cost allocation issues resulting from ATSI s realignment into PJM economic or weather conditions affecting future sales and margins regulatory outcomes associated with Hurricane Sandy changing energy capacity and commodity market prices including but not limited to coal natural gas and oil and availability and their impact on retail margins financial derivative reforms that could increase our liquidity needs and collateral costs the continued ability of our regulated utilities to collect transition and other costs operation and maintenance costs being higher than anticipated other legislative and regulatory changes and revised environmental requirements including possible GHG emission water discharge water intake and coal combustion residual regulations the potential impacts of CAIR and any laws rules or regulations that ultimately replace CAIR and the effects of the EPA s MATS rules including our estimated costs of compliance the uncertainty of the timing and amounts of the capital expenditures that may arise in connection with any litigation including NSR litigation or potential regulatory initiatives or rulemakings including that such expenditures could result in our decision to deactivate or idle certain generating units the uncertainties associated with the deactivation of certain older unscrubbed regulated and competitive fossil units including the impact on vendor commitments and the timing thereof as they relate to among other things the RMR arrangements and the reliability of the transmission grid adverse regulatory or legal decisions and outcomes with respect to our nuclear operations including but not limited to the revocation or non renewal of necessary licenses approvals or operating permits by the NRC or as a result of the incident at Japan s Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant adverse

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/firstenergy-announces-expiration-of-the-cash-tender-offer-for-fi.html (2016-02-13)
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  • Cleveland Electric Illuminating Company Spend of $152 Million in 2013 Designed to Enhance Electric System and Reliability
    news release includes forward looking statements based on information currently available to management Such statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties These statements include declarations regarding management s intents beliefs and current expectations These statements typically contain but are not limited to the terms anticipate potential expect believe estimate and similar words Forward looking statements involve estimates assumptions known and unknown risks uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward looking statements Actual results may differ materially due to the speed and nature of increased competition in the electric utility industry in general and the retail sales market in particular the impact of the regulatory process on the pending matters before FERC and in the various states in which we do business including but not limited to matters related to rates and pending rate cases the uncertainties of various cost recovery and cost allocation issues resulting from ATSI s realignment into PJM economic or weather conditions affecting future sales and margins regulatory outcomes associated with Hurricane Sandy changing energy capacity and commodity including but not limited to coal natural gas and oil market prices and availability and their impact on retail margins financial derivative reforms that could increase our liquidity needs and collateral costs the continued ability of our regulated utilities to collect transition and other costs operation and maintenance costs being higher than anticipated other legislative and regulatory changes and revised environmental requirements including possible GHG emission water discharge water intake and coal combustion residual regulations the potential impacts of CAIR and any laws rules or regulations that ultimately replace CAIR and the effects of the EPA s MATS rules including our estimated costs of compliance the uncertainty of the timing and amounts of the capital expenditures that may arise in connection with any litigation including NSR litigation or potential regulatory initiatives or rulemakings including that such expenditures could result in our decision to deactivate or idle certain generating units the uncertainties associated with the deactivation of certain older unscrubbed regulated and competitive fossil units including the impact on vendor commitments and the timing thereof as they relate to among other things the RMR arrangements and the reliability of the transmission grid adverse regulatory or legal decisions and outcomes with respect to our nuclear operations including but not limited to the revocation or non renewal of necessary licenses approvals or operating permits by the NRC or as a result of the incident at Japan s Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant adverse legal decisions and outcomes related to ME s and PN s ability to recover certain transmission costs through their TSC riders the impact of future changes to the operational status or availability of our generating units the risks and uncertainties associated with litigation arbitration mediation and like proceedings including but not limited to any such proceedings related to vendor commitments replacement power costs being higher than anticipated

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/cleveland-electric-illuminating-company-spend-of--152-million-in.html (2016-02-13)
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  • Media Advisory - FirstEnergy Utilities in Pennsylvania Warn Customers About Possible Scams
    West Penn Power want to remind customers to beware of telemarketers or door to door salesmen who claim to be company employees Met Ed Penelec Penn Power and West Penn Power employees and contractors do not engage in telemarketing or door to door sales for the purpose of encouraging residential customers to switch energy suppliers Company representatives may contact customers by phone about their account or service in the event there is a problem In addition virtually all visits to customer homes by company representatives or contractors are prearranged by the customer or through a call to the customer All FirstEnergy employees and contractors must carry company issued photo identification If someone claiming to be from Met Ed Penelec Penn Power or West Penn Power comes to your door ask to see this identification In addition nearly all service employees also wear company uniforms and drive marked company vehicles If a customer has any doubts about a caller or visitor claiming to represent Met Ed Penelec Penn Power or West Penn Power or about the information you are being asked to provide please call 1 800 545 7738 for verification If the caller or visitor is a scammer customers should contact their local police department to report the fraud While the practice is not used by Met Ed Penelec Penn Power or West Penn Power other electricity suppliers licensed by the state may use agents to conduct door to door or telephone marketing or sales activities Their activities must comply with all federal state and municipal laws and regulations With the above advice Met Ed Penelec Penn Power and West Penn Power encourage all customers to shop for their electricity supply Please visit the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission s shopping website at www papowerswitch com for information on how to

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/media-advisory---firstenergy-utilities-in-pennsylvania-warn-cust.html (2016-02-13)
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  • FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company Announces Management Changes at Fleet Headquarters, Beaver Valley
    insights honesty and guidance At the same time I have every confidence in Paul s ability to continue to manage this important part of our nuclear operations Prior to joining FENOC in 2005 as senior vice president of Fleet Engineering Pace held numerous management positions with Entergy including vice president of Engineering for Entergy Nuclear Northeast director of Engineering at River Bend Station in Louisiana director of Strategic Planning and Development at Entergy s corporate headquarters and general manager of Plant Operations and director of Engineering at the Grand Gulf Station in Mississippi He was a licensed senior reactor operator at Grand Gulf and is a Registered Professional Engineer in Mississippi Louisiana and New York Paul and Eric s new roles in the FENOC organization provide opportunities for them to strengthen our fleet leadership team while supporting FENOC s mission of providing safe reliable and cost effective power said FENOC Chief Nuclear Officer Peter P Sena Paul s extensive engineering background and solid understanding of plant operations will benefit the FENOC fleet engineering organization and Eric s leadership abilities align well with Beaver Valley s tradition of excellence Harden joined FENOC in January 2008 as vice president of Nuclear Support He was named site vice president of Beaver Valley in August 2009 Prior to joining the company he was fleet vice president of Projects and Engineering for Nuclear Management Company in Hudson Wisconsin He also served as site vice president director of Site Operations and director of Engineering at the Palisades Nuclear Plant in Michigan and recovery director at the Kewaunee Nuclear Plant in Wisconsin Harden earned a Bachelor of Science in Nuclear Engineering from the University of Cincinnati and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame He was a licensed senior reactor operator at the

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/firstenergy-nuclear-operating-company-announces-management-chang0.html (2016-02-13)
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  • FirstEnergy Corp. Declares Unchanged Common Stock Dividend
    regulatory outcomes associated with Hurricane Sandy changing energy capacity and commodity market prices including but not limited to coal natural gas and oil and availability and their impact on retail margins financial derivative reforms that could increase our liquidity needs and collateral costs the continued ability of our regulated utilities to collect transition and other costs operation and maintenance costs being higher than anticipated other legislative and regulatory changes and revised environmental requirements including possible GHG emission water discharge water intake and coal combustion residual regulations the potential impacts of CAIR and any laws rules or regulations that ultimately replace CAIR and the effects of the EPA s MATS rules including our estimated costs of compliance the uncertainty of the timing and amounts of the capital expenditures that may arise in connection with any litigation including NSR litigation or potential regulatory initiatives or rulemakings including that such expenditures could result in our decision to deactivate or idle certain generating units the uncertainties associated with the deactivation of certain older unscrubbed regulated and competitive fossil units including the impact on vendor commitments and the timing thereof as they relate to among other things the RMR arrangements and the reliability of the transmission grid adverse regulatory or legal decisions and outcomes with respect to our nuclear operations including but not limited to the revocation or non renewal of necessary licenses approvals or operating permits by the NRC or as a result of the incident at Japan s Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant adverse legal decisions and outcomes related to ME s and PN s ability to recover certain transmission costs through their TSC riders the impact of future changes to the operational status or availability of our generating units the risks and uncertainties associated with litigation arbitration mediation and like proceedings including but not limited to any such proceedings related to vendor commitments replacement power costs being higher than anticipated or inadequately hedged the ability to comply with applicable state and federal reliability standards and energy efficiency and peak demand reduction mandates changes in customers demand for power including but not limited to changes resulting from the implementation of state and federal energy efficiency and peak demand reduction mandates the ability to accomplish or realize anticipated benefits from strategic and financial goals including but not limited to the ability to successfully complete the proposed West Virginia asset transfer and to improve our credit metrics our ability to improve electric commodity margins and the impact of among other factors the increased cost of fuel and fuel transportation on such margins the ability to experience growth in the Regulated Distribution segment and to continue to successfully implement our direct retail sales strategy in the Competitive Energy Services segment changing market conditions that could affect the measurement of liabilities and the value of assets held in our NDTs pension trusts and other trust funds and cause us and our subsidiaries to make additional contributions sooner or in amounts that are larger than currently anticipated the impact

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/firstenergy-corp--declares-unchanged-common-stock-dividend-.html (2016-02-13)
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  • JCP&L Holds New Emergency Responder Electrical Safety Training
    18 2013 Jersey Central Power Light JCP L is conducting a new electrical safety training program for emergency first responders throughout the company s northern and central New Jersey service areas The program was announced earlier this year as part of a series of new operational practices to provide additional safety information to municipal officials about power restoration efforts during significant storm events The program conducted by JCP L safety supervisor Bill Stevenson includes practical and important safety tips for police and fire personnel as well as emergency medical technicians when responding to downed power lines and other emergencies involving electrical equipment and facilities Copies of JCP L s emergency responders electric safety kit are distributed at each training program The kits include A video entitled Electricity Recognizing and Avoiding the Hazards A DVD detailing JCP L s storm restoration process A PowerPoint presentation and supplemental booklet for emergency responders Suggested guidelines for developing standard operating procedures for emergency situations when electrical facilities are involved A facilitator s guide containing helpful tips on effectively presenting safety training to police fire and emergency medical technician organizations The emergency responders electrical safety kit was created based on the feedback JCP L received from emergency management and municipal officials said JCP L safety supervisor Bill Stevenson The communities we serve ultimately will benefit from this comprehensive program since first responders will be better trained to handle emergency situations involving electricity JCP L recently held it first emergency responder safety training program at the Monmouth County Office of Emergency Management meeting in Freehold JCP L is a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp NYSE FE JCP L serves 1 1 million New Jersey customers in the counties of Burlington Essex Hunterdon Mercer Middlesex Monmouth Morris Ocean Passaic Somerset Sussex Union and Warren Follow JCP L on

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/jcp-l-holds-new-emergency-responder-electrical-safety-training-.html (2016-02-13)
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  • Perry Nuclear Power Plant Begins Refueling and Maintenance Outage
    competition in the electric utility industry in general and the retail sales market in particular the impact of the regulatory process on the pending matters before FERC and in the various states in which we do business including but not limited to matters related to rates and pending rate cases the uncertainties of various cost recovery and cost allocation issues resulting from ATSI s realignment into PJM economic or weather conditions affecting future sales and margins regulatory outcomes associated with Hurricane Sandy changing energy capacity and commodity market prices including but not limited to coal natural gas and oil and availability and their impact on retail margins financial derivative reforms that could increase our liquidity needs and collateral costs the continued ability of our regulated utilities to collect transition and other costs operation and maintenance costs being higher than anticipated other legislative and regulatory changes and revised environmental requirements including possible GHG emission water discharge water intake and coal combustion residual regulations the potential impacts of CAIR and any laws rules or regulations that ultimately replace CAIR and the effects of the EPA s MATS rules including our estimated costs of compliance the uncertainty of the timing and amounts of the capital expenditures that may arise in connection with any litigation including NSR litigation or potential regulatory initiatives or rulemakings including that such expenditures could result in our decision to deactivate or idle certain generating units the uncertainties associated with the deactivation of certain older unscrubbed regulated and competitive fossil units including the impact on vendor commitments and the timing thereof as they relate to among other things the RMR arrangements and the reliability of the transmission grid adverse regulatory or legal decisions and outcomes with respect to our nuclear operations including but not limited to the revocation or non renewal of necessary licenses approvals or operating permits by the NRC or as a result of the incident at Japan s Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant adverse legal decisions and outcomes related to ME s and PN s ability to recover certain transmission costs through their TSC riders the impact of future changes to the operational status or availability of our generating units the risks and uncertainties associated with litigation arbitration mediation and like proceedings including but not limited to any such proceedings related to vendor commitments replacement power costs being higher than anticipated or inadequately hedged the ability to comply with applicable state and federal reliability standards and energy efficiency and peak demand reduction mandates changes in customers demand for power including but not limited to changes resulting from the implementation of state and federal energy efficiency and peak demand reduction mandates the ability to accomplish or realize anticipated benefits from strategic and financial goals including but not limited to the ability to successfully complete the proposed West Virginia asset transfer and to improve our credit metrics our ability to improve electric commodity margins and the impact of among other factors the increased cost of fuel and fuel transportation on

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/perry-nuclear-power-plant-begins-refueling-and-maintenance-outag.html (2016-02-13)
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