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  • JCP&L Posts Best Service Reliability Results in More than a Decade
    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 Standards

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/jcp-l-posts-best-service-reliability-results-in-more-than-a-deca.html (2016-02-13)
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  • The Illuminating Company Launches Facebook Page for Enhanced Customer Communications
    part of The Illuminating Company s communication with customers and local officials particularly during major weather events said John Skory regional president of The Illuminating Company Twitter has proven to be an effective tool for sharing information and engaging with customers and we are pleased to offer customers more opportunities to connect through Facebook Customers are encouraged to like The Illuminating Company s Facebook page by visiting www facebook com IlluminatingCo By connecting customers can View updates and important information during major outages such as the company s storm preparation plans tips for safely managing through a power outage and restoration information Easily report a power disruption directly through the Facebook page by clicking on the Report an Outage tab and entering the phone number associated with the customer s account Learn about system enhancements and maintenance including tree trimming substation work utility pole replacements and more Receive energy efficiency and electrical safety tips Learn about ways The Illuminating Company supports the communities it serves View photos and videos from Illuminating Company sponsored community initiatives and infrastructure projects taking place across the service territory The launch of the Facebook page is the latest in The Illuminating Company s ongoing effort to provide proactive information to customers using a variety of platforms In addition to social media Illuminating Company customers can subscribe to alert notifications via email or text message that contain billing reminders weather alerts in advance of severe storms or updates on scheduled or extended power outages Customers also can use two way text messaging to report outages request updates on restoration efforts and make other inquiries about their electric accounts The company also provides comprehensive outage information through its 24 7 Power Center map and on its website which is optimized for mobile phones Additionally customers can download

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/the-illuminating-company-launches-facebook-page-for-enhanced-cus.html (2016-02-13)
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  • Toledo Edison Launches Facebook Page for Enhanced Customer Communications
    customers with important information related to their electric service Social media has become a vital part of Toledo Edison s communication with customers and local officials particularly during major weather events said Rich Sweeney regional president of Toledo Edison Twitter has proven to be an effective tool for sharing information and engaging with customers and we are pleased to offer customers more opportunities to connect through Facebook Customers are encouraged to like Toledo Edison s Facebook page by visiting www facebook com ToledoEdison By connecting customers can View updates and important information during major outages such as the company s storm preparation plans tips for safely managing through a power outage and restoration information Easily report a power disruption directly through the Facebook page by clicking on the Report an Outage tab and entering the phone number associated with the customer s account Learn about system enhancements and maintenance including tree trimming substation work utility pole replacements and more Receive energy efficiency and electrical safety tips Learn about ways Toledo Edison supports the communities it serves View photos and videos from Toledo Edison sponsored community initiatives and infrastructure projects taking place across the service territory The launch of the Facebook page is the latest in Toledo Edison s ongoing effort to provide proactive information to customers using a variety of platforms In addition to social media Toledo Edison customers can subscribe to alert notifications via email or text message that contain billing reminders weather alerts in advance of severe storms or updates on scheduled or extended power outages Customers also can use two way text messaging to report outages request updates on restoration efforts and make other inquiries about their electric accounts The company also provides comprehensive outage information through its 24 7 Power Center map and on its website

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/toledo-edison-launches-facebook-page-for-enhanced-customer-commu.html (2016-02-13)
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  • Ohio Edison Launches Facebook Page for Enhanced Customer Communications
    with important information related to their electric service Social media has become a vital part of Ohio Edison s communication with customers and local officials particularly during major weather events said Randall A Frame regional president of Ohio Edison and Penn Power Twitter has proven to be an effective tool for sharing information and engaging with customers and we are pleased to offer customers more opportunities to connect through Facebook Customers are encouraged to like the Ohio Edison Facebook page by visiting www facebook com OhioEdison By connecting customers can View updates and important information during major outages such as the company s storm preparation plans tips for safely managing through a power outage and restoration information Easily report a power disruption directly through the Facebook page by clicking on the Report an Outage tab and entering the phone number associated with the customer s account Learn about system enhancements and maintenance including tree trimming substation work utility pole replacements and more Receive energy efficiency and electrical safety tips Learn about ways Ohio Edison supports the communities it serves View photos and videos from Ohio Edison sponsored community initiatives and infrastructure projects taking place across the service territory The launch of the Facebook page is the latest in Ohio Edison s ongoing effort to provide proactive information to customers using a variety of platforms In addition to social media Ohio Edison customers can subscribe to alert notifications via email or text message that contain billing reminders weather alerts in advance of severe storms or updates on scheduled or extended power outages Customers also can use two way text messaging to report outages request updates on restoration efforts and make other inquiries about their electric accounts The company also provides comprehensive outage information through its 24 7 Power Center map and

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/ohio-edison-launches-facebook-page-for-enhanced-customer-communi.html (2016-02-13)
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  • FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company Names Marty Richey Site Vice President at Beaver Valley Nuclear Power Station
    Operating Company FENOC a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp NYSE FE has named Marty Richey site vice president at the Beaver Valley Nuclear Power Station in Shippingport Pa In this position he is responsible for overall management direction and coordination of operations for the two unit Beaver Valley plant He replaces Eric Larson who will represent FENOC as a loaned executive to the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations in Atlanta Ga Marty brings to Beaver Valley a diverse background in all aspects of nuclear power operations particularly outage and work management and performance improvement said FENOC Chief Nuclear Officer Sam Belcher His leadership and experience in the industry will benefit Beaver Valley as the site continues safe operation and pursuit of industry leading operating performance A 27 year veteran of the commercial nuclear power industry Richey joins FENOC from Entergy s Waterford Nuclear Generating Station in Killona La where he was plant manager He also served in operations leadership roles at Entergy s Grand Gulf Nuclear Station in Port Gibson Miss and Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station in Vernon Vt In addition Richey has held management positions in performance improvement radiation protection maintenance outage management and work management at Energy s Palisades Power Plant in Covert Mi and Florida Power Light s Turkey Point Nuclear Generating Station in Homestead Fl where he earned senior reactor operator certification Richey is a veteran of the U S Navy Nuclear Power Program where he served as a mechanical operator and engineering laboratory technician He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Siena Heights University in Adrian Mi FirstEnergy is a diversified energy company headquartered in Akron Ohio In addition to Beaver Valley its FENOC subsidiary operates the Davis Besse Nuclear Power Station in Oak Harbor Ohio and the Perry Nuclear Power Plant in Perry

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/firstenergy-nuclear-operating-company-names-marty-richey-site-vi.html (2016-02-13)
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  • FirstEnergy Corp. Declares Unchanged Common Stock Dividend
    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 the impact on vendor commitments and as they relate to the reliability of the transmission grid the timing thereof the impact of other future changes to the operational status or availability of our generating units and any capacity performance charges associated with unit unavailability 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 Nuclear Regulatory Commission or as a result of the incident at Japan s Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant issues arising from the indications of cracking in the shield building at Davis Besse the risks and uncertainties associated with litigation arbitration mediation and like proceedings including but not limited to any such proceedings related to vendor commitments the impact of labor disruptions by our unionized workforce replacement power costs being higher than anticipated or not fully 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 continue to reduce costs

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/firstenergy-corp--declares-unchanged-common-stock-dividend0.html (2016-02-13)
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  • Thomas N. Mitchell Elected to FirstEnergy Board of Directors
    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 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

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/thomas-n--mitchell-elected-to-firstenergy-board-of-directors.html (2016-02-13)
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  • JCP&L Announces Winners of "Merry & Bright" Photo Contest
    will receive a 250 gift card Once again participants in our Merry Bright Holiday Lights Photo Contest developed some of the most spectacular holiday scenes in northern and central New Jersey said Mark Jones vice president External Affairs JCP L Thank you to everyone who took the time to visit our Facebook page to enter the contest and vote for their favorite display Customers were encouraged to submit photos of their homes outdoor lighting displays on the JCP L Facebook page during the first several weeks of December Ten finalists were selected from all entries and visitors to JCP L s Facebook page voted to select the winners When Makowski began decorating his home for the holidays he started with 17 000 lights and five lawn figures Each year his daughter challenged him to double the display and in 2015 he included 70 000 lights and more than 125 lawn figures Other unique features included a 17 foot Christmas tree a dancing Santa and all nine reindeer on the roof He also added six dancing trees on the lawn two of which were 20 feet tall and used 9 600 lights each Also new to the display this year was the popular Elf on the Shelf which moved to a different spot each day Makowski said he has already accepted his daughter s challenge to double the display to 140 000 lights in 2016 I have been working on an exciting addition to the display for two years and expect it to be completed and fully programmed by next November It s a surprise said Makowski We would like to thank JCP L for selecting our home as a finalist and everyone who voted for us on Facebook First prize winner Brandon Gress of Union Beach N J received 2

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/jcp-l-announces-winners-of--merry---bright--photo-contest-0.html (2016-02-13)
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