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  • New Alert and Text Messaging Services from FirstEnergy Provide Direct Access to Account and Outage Information
    electric utility customers include enhancements to the company s 24 7 Power Center outage map and information website and increased functionality on the mobile website and app 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 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 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

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/new-alert-and-text-messaging-services-from-firstenergy-provide-d.html (2016-02-13)
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  • Jersey Central Power & Light Deploys Workers to Respond to Winter Storm
    crews assess the ability to work safely in elevated buckets during high winds To minimize the storm s impact on electrical equipment crews have placed sandbags around substations that could be threatened by flooding These include substations in Monmouth Ocean and Essex counties In addition flood gates have been closed at the Morristown substation To prepare for the storm JCP L has also Brought in more than 150 line personnel and hazard responders from FirstEnergy s Ohio utilities and 140 contractor line personnel to support restoration efforts Secured 150 tree contractor crews to respond to tree related conditions Communicated with emergency management officials state officials regulators and local officials about our storm preparation efforts Activated the JCP L storm information page on the 24 7 Power Center Notified well water and life support customers about the potential for power outages JCP L customers can also utilize a new free smartphone app to report outages and access important information and services related to their electric accounts The app is available for Apple iPhone and Android smartphones Customers can use the keyword FirstEnergy to locate the apps in the online store A new mobile website is also available to customers who use a smartphone to visit www jcp l com FirstEnergy customer call centers will be fully staffed Customers who are without power are encouraged to call 1 888 LIGHTSS 1 888 544 4877 to report their outage or click the Report Outage link on www firstenergycorp com For updated information on the company s current outages FirstEnergy s storm restoration process and tips for staying safe visit the 24 7 Power Center at www firstenergycorp com outages JCP L customers can find the latest information on Facebook at www facebook com JCPandL or on Twitter JCP L Customers can take the following steps to prepare for the possibility of outages caused by winter storms Keep a flashlight and extra batteries handy Use care when burning candles open flames are a fire hazard Gather extra blankets or a sleeping bag for each person Do not use gas stoves kerosene heaters or other open flame heat sources to prevent deadly carbon monoxide gas from building up in your home If you have a water well and pump keep an emergency supply of bottled water and or fill your bathtub with fresh water Stock an emergency supply of convenience foods that do not require cooking Keep a battery powered radio with extra batteries on hand Tune to a local station for current storm information Have a hard wired telephone or a charged cell phone handy in the event you need to report your electricity is out Mobile phones can be charged in your vehicle using a car charger when the power is out If you have a smart phone this will ensure you have access to online information sources Downed Wires Customers should immediately report downed wires to their local utility or local police or fire department Customers should never go near a downed

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/jersey-central-power---light-deploys-workers-to-respond-to-winte.html (2016-02-13)
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  • JCP&L Preparing for Severe Weather
    app to report outages and access important information and services related to their electric accounts The app is available for Apple iPhone and Android smartphones Customers can use the keyword FirstEnergy to locate the apps in the online store A new mobile website is also available to customers who use a smartphone to visit http www jcp l com FirstEnergy customer call centers will be fully staffed Customers who are without power are encouraged to call 1 888 LIGHTSS 1 888 544 4877 to report their outage or click the Report Outage link on http www firstenergycorp com For updated information on the company s current outages FirstEnergy s storm restoration process and tips for staying safe visit the 24 7 Power Center at www firstenergycorp com outages JCP L customers can find the latest information on Facebook at www facebook com JCPandL or on Twitter JCP L Customers can take the following steps to prepare for the possibility of outages caused by winter storms Keep a flashlight and extra batteries handy Use care when burning candles open flames are a fire hazard Gather extra blankets or a sleeping bag for each person Do not use gas stoves kerosene heaters or other open flame heat sources to prevent deadly carbon monoxide gas from building up in your home If you have a water well and pump keep an emergency supply of bottled water and or fill your bathtub with fresh water Stock an emergency supply of convenience foods that do not require cooking Keep a battery powered radio with extra batteries on hand Tune to a local station for current storm information Have a hard wired telephone or a charged cell phone handy in the event you need to report your electricity is out Mobile phones can be charged in

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/jcp-l-preparing-for-severe-weather-.html (2016-02-13)
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  • FirstEnergy Utilities Deploying Additional Personnel in Advance of Severe Winter Storm
    in the hardest hit areas Communicating with emergency management officials state officials regulators and local officials about our storm preparation efforts Working with mutual assistance groups to determine if outside utility crews would be available to assist if needed FirstEnergy customers also can utilize a new free smartphone app to report outages and access important information and services related to their electric accounts The app is available for Apple iPhone and Android smartphones Customers can use the keyword FirstEnergy to locate the apps in the online store A new mobile website is also available to customers who use a smartphone to visit http www firstenergycorp com FirstEnergy customer call centers will be fully staffed Customers who are without power are encouraged to call 1 888 LIGHTSS 1 888 544 4877 to report their outage or click the Report Outage link on http www firstenergycorp com For updated information on the company s storm preparation efforts current outages FirstEnergy s storm restoration process and tips for staying safe customers are urged to visit the 24 7 Power Center at www firstenergycorp com outages The operating companies also will provide updates via Twitter Toledo Edison ToledoEdison The Illuminating Company IlluminatingCo Ohio Edison OhioEdison Mon Power MonPowerWV JCP L JCP L Penn Power Penn Power Penelec Penelec Met ED Met Ed Potomac Edison PotomacEdison West Penn Power W Penn Power Customers can take the following steps to prepare for the possibility of outages caused by winter storms Keep a flashlight and extra batteries handy Use care when burning candles open flames are a fire hazard Gather extra blankets or a sleeping bag for each person Do not use gas stoves kerosene heaters or other open flame heat sources to prevent deadly carbon monoxide gas from building up in your home If you have a water well and pump keep an emergency supply of bottled water and or fill your bathtub with fresh water Stock an emergency supply of convenience foods that do not require cooking Keep a battery powered radio with extra batteries on hand Tune to a local station for current storm information Have a hard wired telephone or a charged cell phone handy in the event you need to report your electricity is out Mobile phones can be charged in your vehicle using a car charger when the power is out If you have a smart phone this will ensure you have access to online information sources Downed Wires Customers should immediately report downed wires to their local utility or local police or fire department Customers should never go near a downed power line even if they think it s no longer carrying electricity Don t try to remove trees or tree limbs from power lines Wait for utility crews to arrive Customer Generators Emergency power generators offer an option for customers needing or wanting uninterrupted service However to ensure the safety of the home s occupants as well as that of utility company employees who may be working on power

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/firstenergy-utilities-deploying-additional-personnel-in-advance-.html (2016-02-13)
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  • FirstEnergy Offers Tips to Prepare for Severe Winter Storm
    powered radio with extra batteries on hand Tune to a local station for current storm information Have a hard wired telephone or a charged cell phone handy in the event you need to report your electricity is out Mobile phones can be charged in your vehicle using a car charger when the power is out If you have a smart phone this will ensure you have access to online information sources Downed Wires Customers should immediately report downed wires to their local utility or local police or fire department Customers should never go near a downed power line even if they think it s no longer carrying electricity Don t try to remove trees or tree limbs from power lines Wait for utility crews to arrive Customer Generators Emergency power generators offer an option for customers needing or wanting uninterrupted service However to ensure the safety of the home s occupants as well as that of utility company employees who may be working on power lines in the area the proper generator should be selected and installed by a qualified electrician When operating a generator the power coming into the home should always be disconnected Otherwise power from the generator could be sent back onto the utility lines creating a hazardous situation for utility workers FirstEnergy customer call centers will be fully staffed Customers who are without power are encouraged to call 1 888 LIGHTSS 1 888 544 4877 to report their outage or click the Report Outage link on www firstenergycorp com via smartphone FirstEnergy customers also can utilize a new free smartphone app to report outages and access important information and services related to their electric accounts The app is available for Apple iPhone and Android smartphones Customers can use the keyword FirstEnergy to locate the apps in

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/firstenergy-offers-tips-to-prepare-for-winter-storm.html (2016-02-13)
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  • FirstEnergy to Post Investor Slide Presentation on Website; Launching New Website for Fixed Income Investors
    Contacts Careers Why FirstEnergy Diversity Inclusion Career Paths Student Opportunities Military Hiring Process Search Jobs Newsroom Home News Releases Company Profile Outage Information Media Contacts Social Media Newsroom Home News Releases FirstEnergy to Post Inves FirstEnergy to Post Investor Slide Presentation on Website Launching New Website for Fixed Income Investors FirstEnergy Corp NYSE FE President and Chief Executive Officer Anthony J Alexander will participate in a panel discussion at the Morgan Stanley Utilities Conference on March 7 2013 While the discussion is not being webcast the company will post supporting materials to its investor information website www firstenergycorp com ir the morning of March 7 To access the Morgan Stanley Utilities Conference materials click Investor News and Events then Webcasts and Presentations Also on March 7 FirstEnergy plans to launch a new section on its Investor Relations website that will contain information for fixed income investors The site will provide data on the company s long term debt credit ratings liquidity and credit facilities financing structure and other information frequently used by these investors Look for the Fixed Income Investors link on the company s Investor Relations home page www firstenergycorp com ir FirstEnergy is a diversified energy company dedicated to safety reliability and operational excellence Its 10 electric distribution companies comprise one of the nation s largest investor owned electric systems serving customers in Ohio Pennsylvania New Jersey West Virginia Maryland and New York Its diverse generating fleet features non emitting nuclear scrubbed baseload coal natural gas hydro and pumped storage hydro and other renewables and has a total generating capacity of more than 20 000 megawatts CONTACT News Media Contact Tricia Ingraham 1 330 384 5247 Investor Relations Contact Irene Prezelj 1 330 384 3859 FirstEnergy Home About FirstEnergy Newsroom Investors Social Media FirstEnergy Solutions Environment Community Economic

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/firstenergy-to-post-investor-slide-presentation-on-website--laun.html (2016-02-13)
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  • FirstEnergy Announces Satisfaction of Financing Condition for Tender Offers
    made by a licensed broker or dealer they shall be deemed to be made by the Dealer Managers on behalf of the Companies Information relating to the FirstEnergy Notes A registration statement relating to the FirstEnergy Notes has been filed and became effective upon filing with the U S Securities and Exchange Commission This news release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any FirstEnergy Notes nor shall there be any sales of any FirstEnergy Notes in any state in which such offer solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of such state The offering of FirstEnergy Notes may be made only by means of a prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus forming part of the effective registration statement Copies of the prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus when available can be obtained from J P Morgan Securities LLC by calling collect at 1 212 834 4533 Morgan Stanley Co LLC by calling toll free at 1 866 718 1649 or RBS Securities Inc by calling toll free at 1 866 884 2071 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 Maryland Ohio Pennsylvania New Jersey New York and West Virginia 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 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

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/firstenergy-announces-satisfaction-of-financing-condition-for-te.html (2016-02-13)
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  • FirstEnergy Announces Cash Tender Offers For Up To $1,080,000,000 of: FirstEnergy Solutions Corp.’s 6.80% Senior Notes Due 2039 and 6.05% Senior Notes Due 2021 and Allegheny Energy Supply Company, LLC’s 6.75% Notes Due 2039 and 5.75% Notes Due 2019
    principal amount of Notes validly tendered and accepted for payment pursuant to the Offers will be determined in the manner described in the Offer to Purchase by reference to a fixed spread specified for each series over the yield based on the bid side price of the U S Treasury Security specified in the table above as calculated by Goldman Sachs Co and Morgan Stanley Co LLC as the Lead Dealer Managers at 2 00 p m Eastern Daylight Time on March 13 2013 Payments for Notes purchased also will include accrued and unpaid interest thereon to but excluding the applicable settlement date The settlement date for each Offer is expected to be one business day following the expiration of the applicable Offer Information Relating to the Offers FirstEnergy has retained Goldman Sachs Co Morgan Stanley Co LLC BNP Paribas Securities Corp KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc Santander and Scotia Capital USA Inc to serve as Dealer Managers for the Offers Bondholder Communications Group LLC has been retained to serve as the Information and Tender Agent for the Offers For additional information regarding the terms of the Offer please contact Goldman Sachs at 800 828 3182 toll free or 212 902 5183 collect or Morgan Stanley at 800 624 1808 toll free or 212 761 1057 collect Requests for documents and questions regarding the tender of Notes may be directed to the Information and Tender Agent at 888 385 2663 toll free or 212 809 2663 collect The respective obligations of FES and AE Supply to accept any Notes tendered and to pay the applicable consideration for them are set forth solely in the Offer to Purchase and related Letter of Transmittal None of the Companies FirstEnergy the Dealer Managers or the Information and Tender Agent is making any recommendations to holders of Notes as to whether to tender or refrain from tendering their Notes in the Offers Holders of Notes must decide how many Notes they will tender if any This news release is not an offer to purchase or a solicitation of an offer to sell any securities FES or AE Supply may subject to applicable law amend extend or terminate the Offers Each Offer is being made only pursuant to the Offer to Purchase and related Letter of Transmittal that the Companies are distributing to holders of the Notes The Offers are not being made in any jurisdiction in which such Offers solicitation or acceptance thereof would not be in compliance with the securities blue sky or other laws of such jurisdiction In any jurisdiction in which the Offers are required to be made by a licensed broker or dealer they shall be deemed to be made by the Dealer Managers on behalf of the Companies 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 Maryland Ohio Pennsylvania New Jersey New York and West Virginia

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/firstenergy-announces-cash-tender-offers-for-up-to--1-080-000-00.html (2016-02-13)
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