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  • Jersey Central Power & Light Preparing for Nor'easter
    100 crews and additional support personnel from FirstEnergy s Ohio Edison The Illuminating Company and Toledo Edison utilities that are expected to arrive in New Jersey today and will be ready to begin restoration work when the storm hits as forecast Other steps JCP L is taking to prepare for the nor easter include Securing additional tree contractors to assist with the outage restoration process Communicating with emergency management officials state officials regulators and local officials about our storm preparation efforts Activating staging areas for crews and equipment in locations expected to be impacted by the storm based on current predictions and modeling Working with mutual assistance groups to determine if outside utility crews would be available to assist in New Jersey if needed 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 JCP L 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 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 via smartphone In a large scale weather event the company encourages customers to plan ahead for the possibility of electric service interruptions by following these tips Safety Tips During Outages Keep flashlights and fresh batteries in your home Avoid using candles to light your home especially around children and pets If you have a water well and pump keep an emergency supply of bottled water and or fill your bathtub with fresh water Make sure you have fresh batteries in a portable radio so you can stay tuned to your local radio station for updates on our progress to restore power Stock an emergency supply of convenience foods that do not require cooking 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 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 Keep a battery powered radio with extra batteries on hand Tune to a local station for current

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/jersey-central-power-light-preparing-for-nor-easter.html (2016-02-13)
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  • FirstEnergy Nuclear Fleet Achieves Improved Safety Performance and Reliable Operating Record in 2012
    safety by preparing the site to support timely efficient communications with emergency responders in the unlikely event of an emergency FirstEnergy NYSE FE is a diversified energy company headquartered in Akron Ohio Its FENOC subsidiary operates the Beaver Valley Power Station in Shippingport Pa the Davis Besse Nuclear Power Station in Oak Harbor Ohio and the Perry Nuclear Power Plant in Perry Ohio 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 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 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 and availability 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 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 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 our plans to deactivate our older unscrubbed regulated and competitive fossil units and our plans to change the operations of certain fossil plants including the impact on vendor commitments and the timing of those deactivations and operational changes as they relate to among other things the RMR arrangements and the reliability of the transmission grid issues that could result from the NRC s review of the indications of cracking in the Davis Besse Plant shield building 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

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/firstenergy-nuclear-fleet-achieves-improved-safety-performance-a.html (2016-02-13)
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  • New Smartphone App and Mobile Website Help FirstEnergy Utility Customers Stay Connected
    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 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 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 and availability 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 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 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 our plans to deactivate our older unscrubbed regulated and competitive fossil units and our plans to change the operations of certain fossil plants including the impact on vendor commitments and the timing of those deactivations and operational changes as they relate to among other things the RMR arrangements and the reliability of the transmission grid issues that could result from the NRC s review of the indications of cracking in the Davis Besse Plant shield building 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 transmission service charge riders the continuing availability of generating units changes in their operational

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/new-smartphone-app-and-mobile-website-help-firstenergy-utility-c.html (2016-02-13)
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  • Schedule Update: FirstEnergy Senior Vice President and CFO James F. Pearson to Conduct Investor Presentation
    Update FirstEnergy Senior Vice President and CFO James F Pearson to Conduct Investor Presentation Webcast and Slide Presentation Will be Available AKRON Ohio Jan 31 2013 FirstEnergy Corp NYSE FE Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer James F Pearson will conduct an investor presentation at the 2013 Credit Suisse Energy Summit on Tuesday February 5 2013 at 2 45 p m ET A live webcast of the presentation and slides associated with the event will be available on FirstEnergy s investor information website www firstenergycorp com ir by clicking 2013 Credit Suisse Energy Summit The company plans to post the slide presentation to the website before markets open on February 5 2013 The webcast and presentation will be archived on FirstEnergy s 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 Maryland Ohio Pennsylvania New Jersey New York and West Virginia 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 Follow

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/schedule-update--firstenergy-senior-vice-president-and-cfo-james.html (2016-02-13)
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  • Jersey Central Power & Light Monitoring Weather Conditions
    Hiring Process Search Jobs Newsroom Home News Releases Company Profile Outage Information Media Contacts Social Media Newsroom Home News Releases Jersey Central Power Li Jersey Central Power Light Monitoring Weather Conditions Prepared to Respond Should High Winds Affect Electric System Jersey Central Power Light JCP L is preparing for the possible impact of high winds predicted to hit parts of its northern and central New Jersey service territory beginning tonight and continuing through Thursday As a result of the weather forecasts which include the possibility of sustained winds in excess of 50 mph JCP L has implemented the company s storm preparation process including staffing additional dispatchers and analysts at the regional dispatch office and bringing in additional line substation and forestry personnel In addition contractors have been notified they could be required to assist with storm restoration efforts over the next several days Customers who are without power are encouraged to call 1 888 LIGHTSS 1 888 544 4877 to report their outage In the event of severe weather customers should immediately report downed wires to JCP L or their local police or fire department Customers should never go near a downed power line even if they think it is no longer carrying electricity 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 JCP L is a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp NYSE FE JCP L serves 1 1 million customers in the counties of Burlington Essex Hunterdon Mercer Middlesex Monmouth Morris Ocean Passaic Somerset Sussex Union and Warren CONTACT Ron Morano JCP L 1 888 233 3583 FirstEnergy

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/jersey-central-power---light-monitoring-weather-conditions.html (2016-02-13)
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  • Mon Power and Potomac Edison File Supplemental Rate Information for Generation Plan
    Mon Power serves 385 000 customers and Potomac Edison provides service to 132 000 customers in the state s eastern panhandle 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 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 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 and availability 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 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 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 our plans to deactivate our older unscrubbed regulated and competitive fossil units and our plans to change the operations of certain fossil plants including the impact on vendor commitments and the timing of those deactivations and operational changes as they relate to among other things the RMR arrangements and the reliability of the transmission grid issues that could result from the NRC s review of the indications of cracking in the Davis Besse Plant shield building adverse regulatory or legal decisions and outcomes with respect to our nuclear

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/mon-power-and-potomac-edison-file-supplemental-rate-information-.html (2016-02-13)
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  • Local Resident and School District Selected as Winners in the FirstEnergy Solutions Thanks a Million Giveaway
    they see fit Ben Holt of Madison Ohio was a residential winner It s certainly a welcomed shock to have been blessed with this prize money said Holt I am extremely pleased that Madison Local Schools will get a nice prize as well My daughter goes to the elementary school and I know the budget is tight I think it s great that a company like FirstEnergy Solutions is helping out the local communities of Ohio with these kinds of donations As a district we are grateful and excited about receiving this prize said Dr Roger Goudy superintendent of the Madison Local Schools With fiscal resources as tight as they are to receive additional dollars that will allow us to enhance our instruction for students is much appreciated As an Ohio based company FirstEnergy Solutions is committed to helping ensure the people and businesses in this state continue to thrive which is why we created our Thanks a Million giveaway said Trent Smith vice president of Sales Marketing for FirstEnergy Solutions It s a good boost to our economy and it directly benefits eight Ohio school districts with much needed funding FirstEnergy Solutions is also making long term fixed price offers available to residents and businesses interested in locking in an electric generation price for four or seven years Our PriceControl offers are a great opportunity for residents and businesses to take advantage of today s historically low prices in the energy market said Smith And by enrolling in a stable PriceControl offer and locking in a low fixed price for four or seven years customers could potentially see considerable savings over the long term Ohio residents and businesses can sign up to receive 6 99 cents per kilowatt hour kWh on electric generation until 2019 or 6 49 cents

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/local-resident-and-school-district-selected-as-winners-in-the-fi1.html (2016-02-13)
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  • FirstEnergy Announces Plans to Beneficially Use Scrubber Material from Bruce Mansfield Plant in Pennsylvania Mine Reclamation Project
    for the facility including a study regarding potential future ground water impacts in and around the facility The closure plan is expected to incorporate the extensive groundwater monitoring program that is currently in place at Little Blue Run Rated at 2 490 megawatts MW the Bruce Mansfield Plant is the largest generating station in Pennsylvania capable of producing enough electricity to power about 1 5 million homes It also is one of the most highly controlled facilities in the country utilizing scrubbers Selective Catalytic Reduction technology and other advanced environmental equipment to help produce electricity in an environmentally responsible manner 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 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 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 and availability 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 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 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 our plans to deactivate our older unscrubbed regulated and

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/firstenergy-announces-plans-to-beneficially-use-scrubber-materia.html (2016-02-13)
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