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  • Shale Gas Solutions
    Shale Gas Solutions Shale Gas Solutions If you are investing in the Marcellus or Utica shale fields whether upstream midstream or downstream we are here to help FirstEnergy s electric utility service area overlays much of the Marcellus and Utica shale fields across Pennsylvania Ohio West Virginia and Maryland We know the territory we understand your needs and we can help make your venture a success Call us today Learn how our Rapid Response Shale Team can help you navigate through regulatory economic development and energy delivery needs so your business can move forward quickly efficiently and profitably Click here to connect with our shale team today Our team can work with you to address your needs through each phase of your project including Site selection services and site l ocation data E nvironmental permitting and regulatory expertise Power delivery and generation Technical expertise P hysical assets Local state and federal affairs and communications Economic development Direct entrant to energy player Last Modified February 14 2014 Are you ready to move your shale play forward Let us help you get started Click here to contact our shale team today This is our home field Find out how we can use

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  • Events
    energy efficiency project options that can be implemented to reduce energy costs and improve facility operation Experts from the Electric Power Research Institute EPRI provided information on lighting and controls premium efficiency motors adjustable speed drives compressed air best practices chiller plant optimization and PC power management Case studies for specific customer applications and an overview of Met Ed energy efficiency programs and incentives under Pennsylvania s Act 129 were provided Download the full agenda and speaker presentations here Power Quality Advanced Manufacturing Improving Efficiency Date Tuesday October 27 2015 This workshop sponsored by Met Ed and RACC was intended to help industrial and manufacturing customers improve their competitiveness through low cost power quality PQ solutions efficiency applications and advanced manufacturing technologies Experts from the Electric Power Research Institute EPRI provided information on Power Quality and techniques to be more resilient to power system anomalies reviewed ways to make facilities more efficient and provided an understanding of how technical modernization and advanced manufacturing developments can increase productivity Also case studies for specific customer applications PQ equipment demonstrations and an overview of Met Ed energy efficiency programs and incentives under Pennsylvania s Act 129 were provided Download the full agenda and speaker presentations here Power Quality Advanced Manufacturing and Improving Efficiency Date Thursday October 29 2015 The objective of this session was to help industrial and manufacturing customers explore low cost solutions to be more resilient to power system anomalies review ways to make their facilities more efficient and understand how technical modernization and advanced manufacturing developments can increase productivity Download the full agenda and speaker presentations here EPRI Industrial Power Quality Training Videos As a follow up to our Industrial Power Quality training classes we have these complementary training videos below to help solidify the concepts for both the utility

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  • The Switch Is On
    s environmental achievements stewardship programs and future goals is available in the Sustainability Report and environmental section of the company s website For more information about FirstEnergy s environmental branding campaign visit www theswitchison com 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 The company s transmission subsidiaries operate more than 24 000 miles of transmission lines that connect the Midwest and Mid Atlantic regions while its generation subsidiaries control nearly 17 000 megawatts of capacity from a diversified mix of scrubbed coal non emitting nuclear natural gas hydro and other renewables Follow FirstEnergy on Twitter FirstEnergyCorp or online at www firstenergycorp com 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 forecast target will intend believe project estimate plan 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 which may include the following the speed and nature of increased competition in the electric utility industry in general and the retail sales market in particular the ability to experience growth in the Regulated Distribution and Regulated Transmission segments and to successfully implement our revised sales strategy for the Competitive Energy Services segment the accomplishment of our regulatory and operational goals in connection with our transmission investment plan including but not limited to our pending transmission rate case the proposed transmission asset transfer and the effectiveness of our repositioning strategy to reflect a more regulated business profile changes in assumptions regarding economic conditions within our territories assessment of the reliability of our transmission system or the availability of capital or other resources supporting identified transmission investment opportunities the impact of the regulatory process on the pending matters at the federal level and in the various states in which we do business including but not limited to matters related to rates and the Electric Security Plan IV in Ohio the impact of the federal regulatory process on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission FERC regulated entities and transactions in particular FERC regulation of wholesale energy and capacity markets including PJM Interconnection L L C PJM markets and FERC jurisdictional wholesale transactions FERC regulation of cost of service rates including FERC Opinion No 531 s revised Return on Equity methodology for FERC jurisdictional wholesale generation and transmission utility service and FERC s compliance and enforcement activity including compliance and enforcement activity related to North American Electric Reliability Corporation s mandatory reliability standards

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/featured_stories/the-switch-is-on.html (2016-02-13)
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  • Davis-Besse Receives License Renewal from Nuclear Regulatory Commission
    forward looking statements which may include the following the speed and nature of increased competition in the electric utility industry in general and the retail sales market in particular the ability to experience growth in the Regulated Distribution and Regulated Transmission segments and to successfully implement our revised sales strategy for the Competitive Energy Services segment the accomplishment of our regulatory and operational goals in connection with our transmission investment plan including but not limited to our pending transmission rate case the proposed transmission asset transfer and the effectiveness of our repositioning strategy to reflect a more regulated business profile changes in assumptions regarding economic conditions within our territories assessment of the reliability of our transmission system or the availability of capital or other resources supporting identified transmission investment opportunities the impact of the regulatory process on the pending matters at the federal level and in the various states in which we do business including but not limited to matters related to rates and the Electric Security Plan IV in Ohio the impact of the federal regulatory process on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission FERC regulated entities and transactions in particular FERC regulation of wholesale energy and capacity markets including PJM Interconnection L L C PJM markets and FERC jurisdictional wholesale transactions FERC regulation of cost of service rates including FERC Opinion No 531 s revised Return on Equity methodology for FERC jurisdictional wholesale generation and transmission utility service and FERC s compliance and enforcement activity including compliance and enforcement activity related to North American Electric Reliability Corporation s mandatory reliability standards the uncertainties of various cost recovery and cost allocation issues resulting from American Transmission Systems Incorporated s realignment into PJM economic or weather conditions affecting future sales and margins such as a polar vortex or other significant weather events and all associated regulatory events or actions changing energy capacity and commodity market prices including but not limited to coal natural gas and oil and their availability and impact on margins and asset valuations the continued ability of our regulated utilities to recover their costs costs being higher than anticipated and the success of our policies to control costs and to mitigate low energy capacity and market prices other legislative and regulatory changes and revised environmental requirements including but not limited to the effects of the United States Environmental Protection Agency s Clean Power Plan coal combustion residuals regulations Cross State Air Pollution Rule and Mercury and Air Toxics Standards programs including our estimated costs of compliance Clean Water Act waste water effluent limitations for power plants and Clean Water Act 316 b water intake regulation the uncertainty of the timing and amounts of the capital expenditures that may arise in connection with any litigation including New Source Review litigation or potential regulatory initiatives or rulemakings including that such initiatives or rulemakings could result in our decision to deactivate or idle certain generating units the uncertainties associated with the deactivation of certain older regulated and competitive fossil units including

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  • FirstEnergy Ohio Utilities File Comprehensive Settlement Agreement in Electric Security Plan Case
    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 forecast target will intend believe project estimate plan 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 which may include the following the speed and nature of increased competition in the electric utility industry in general and the retail sales market in particular the ability to experience growth in the Regulated Distribution and Regulated Transmission segments and to successfully implement our revised sales strategy for the Competitive Energy Services segment the accomplishment of our regulatory and operational goals in connection with our transmission investment plan including but not limited to our pending transmission rate case the proposed transmission asset transfer and the effectiveness of our repositioning strategy to reflect a more regulated business profile changes in assumptions regarding economic conditions within our territories assessment of the reliability of our transmission system or the availability of capital or other resources supporting identified transmission investment opportunities the impact of the regulatory process on the pending matters at the federal level and in the various states in which we do business including but not limited to matters related to rates and the Electric Security Plan IV in Ohio the impact of the federal regulatory process on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission FERC regulated entities and transactions in particular FERC regulation of wholesale energy and capacity markets including PJM Interconnection L L C PJM markets and FERC jurisdictional wholesale transactions FERC regulation of cost of service rates including FERC Opinion No 531 s revised Return on Equity methodology for FERC jurisdictional wholesale generation and transmission utility service and FERC s compliance and enforcement activity including compliance and enforcement activity related to North American Electric Reliability Corporation s mandatory reliability standards the uncertainties of various cost recovery and cost allocation issues resulting from American Transmission Systems Incorporated s realignment into PJM economic or weather conditions affecting future sales and margins such as a polar vortex or other significant weather events and all associated regulatory events or actions changing energy capacity and commodity market prices including but not limited to coal natural gas and oil and their availability and impact on margins and asset valuations the continued ability of our regulated utilities to recover their costs costs being higher than anticipated and the success of our policies to control costs and to mitigate low energy capacity and market prices other legislative and regulatory changes and revised environmental requirements including but not limited to the effects of the United States Environmental Protection Agency s Clean Power Plan coal combustion residuals regulations Cross State Air Pollution Rule and Mercury and Air Toxics

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/featured_stories/ohio-esp-settlement.html (2016-02-13)
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  • New Scam & Fraud Information Site
    often try to instill fear that power will be disconnected if the victim does not comply with the demands Customers have reported the theft of money personal data and valuables FirstEnergy s Scam and Fraud Information site describes some of the most widespread schemes targeting utility customers and offers facts and safety reminders that can help customers avoid becoming a victim of these crimes Scams listed on the site include Power shut off scam In this nationwide scam customers have reported receiving phone calls from someone who claims to be associated with the local electric utility The caller threatens to shut off the customer s power unless an immediate payment is made and the customer is often instructed to use a pre paid debit card or a money transfer service Door to door solicitation In this scam individuals go door to door claiming to be affiliated with the utility company The scam artists often work in pairs and have been characterized as very persistent These individuals may inquire about the resident s electric service or rate and ask to review a copy of the current electric bill or other documents Police and media reports indicate that in some cases after distracting the resident these individuals have stolen property and personal information Bogus fees for equipment Customers have reported receiving phone calls demanding a separate payment to replace an electric meter or other equipment In many cases the caller threatens customers with disconnection unless an immediate payment is made Customers who have questions about their account status or the identity of someone who claims to be one of our employees should immediately call our customer contact centers Green said We also urge customers to report any suspicious activity to the police and to let us know if they believe they have been targeted by a scam Customers are encouraged to share this information with friends and family to continue raising awareness of these crimes and to revisit the Scam and Fraud Information page on FirstEnergy s website periodically to check for updates on emerging scam activity In addition to understanding how criminals target their victims the website offers reminders to help ensure customer safety and security including FirstEnergy employees do not contact customers to request sensitive information such as social security numbers or bank account information and they will not demand immediate payment over the phone Customers who are behind on their accounts receive written notice of their account status along with instructions on how to avoid a disconnection of service Do not allow anyone claiming to be a utility employee into your home unless an appointment has been scheduled and the employee has provided proper identification FirstEnergy s utilities offer a wide array of billing and payment options and will never insist on a particular method of payment Only send your payments to your FirstEnergy utility company If you have any doubts about the status of your electric account or the identity of a company representative call your utility company

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  • FirstEnergy Television Ads Explain Benefits of Proposed Rate Plan
    in FirstEnergy s plan are not implemented The TV ads from the Alliance for Energy Choice attacking FirstEnergy s Electric Security Plan are an attempt to mislead customers on an issue that is important to Ohio s energy future said William Ridmann vice president Rates and Regulatory Affairs for FirstEnergy It s not a surprise that many of those complaining the loudest about FirstEnergy have a self serving motivation These are not companies that have a long term commitment to the people who live in Ohio FirstEnergy s rate plan would provide long term price stability for Ohio s electric customers The company s plan is supported by PUCO Staff low income customer advocacy groups including Ohio Partners for Affordable Energy the Ohio Energy Group representing large energy intensive industrial customers the Council of Smaller Enterprises International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 245 and EnerNOC an energy management services provider along with others In its ads FirstEnergy summarizes how the plan will provide long term benefits to Ohio consumers Overall the company s plan preserves 1 billion in annual regional economic benefits including tax revenues and an estimated 3 000 direct and indirect jobs created by operations at Davis Besse Nuclear Power Station in Oak Harbor Ohio and the W H Sammis Plant in Stratton Ohio Unlike other electric suppliers that rely on one fuel source FirstEnergy s plan provides benefits to customers similar to an insurance policy by keeping a diverse set of fuel sources available in Ohio to generate electricity This strategy reduces the risk of more Ohio plant closures and building costly transmission to import energy sources that put Ohio at risk of higher electric prices in the years ahead The plan also provides more than 102 million to help low income customers with bill payment and

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  • FirstEnergy to Webcast Fourth Quarter Earnings Teleconference
    Home News Releases Company Profile Outage Information Media Contacts Social Media Newsroom Home News Releases FirstEnergy to Webcast Fo FirstEnergy to Webcast Fourth Quarter Earnings Teleconference Topics FirstEnergy Corp Investor Information Earnings Corporate Financial AKRON Ohio Feb 10 2016 FirstEnergy Corp NYSE FE will release financial results for the fourth quarter and full year of 2015 after markets close on Tuesday February 16 These topics will be discussed by FirstEnergy management during a conference call with financial analysts at 10 a m EST on Wednesday February 17 A question and answer session will follow Investors customers and other interested parties are invited to listen to a live webcast of the call and view slides associated with the presentation via FirstEnergy s Investor Information website www firstenergycorp com ir The webcast and presentation will be available for replay on the site for up to one year FirstEnergy s fourth quarter Consolidated Report to the Financial Community will be posted on the investor section of the website after markets close on February 16 and the investor FactBook will also be posted to the website that evening 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 The company s transmission subsidiaries operate more than 24 000 miles of transmission lines that connect the Midwest and Mid Atlantic regions while its generation subsidiaries control nearly 17 000 megawatts of capacity from a diversified mix of scrubbed coal non emitting nuclear natural gas hydro and other renewables Follow FirstEnergy on Twitter FirstEnergyCorp or online at www firstenergycorp com CONTACT News Media Contact Tricia Ingraham 330 384 5247 Investor Relations Contact Irene Prezelj

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