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  • FirstEnergy's Pennsylvania Utilities Use New Technology Tools to Streamline Power Restoration Efforts
    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 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 proposed water discharge regulations and the effects of the United States Environmental Protection Agency s Clean Power Plan coal combustion residuals regulations Cross State Air Pollution Rule Mercury and Air Toxics Standards including our estimated costs of compliance and Clean Water Act 316 b water intake regulation the

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  • JCP&L Completes Thermovision Inspections to Help Enhance and Maintain Service Reliability
    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 proposed water discharge regulations and the effects of the United States Environmental Protection Agency s Clean Power Plan coal combustion residuals regulations Cross State Air Pollution Rule Mercury and Air Toxics Standards including our estimated costs of compliance 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 the timing thereof as they relate to the reliability of the transmission grid the impact of other future changes to the operational status or availability of our generating units and any capacity penalties associated with outages at a given unit 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

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/jcp-l-completes-thermovision-inspections-to-help-enhance-and-mai.html (2016-02-13)
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  • FirstEnergy President and CEO Charles E. Jones to Participate in Investor Conference
    Releases FirstEnergy President and FirstEnergy President and CEO Charles E Jones to Participate in Investor Conference Webcast Will be Available Topics FirstEnergy Corp Investor Information Financial AKRON Ohio Sept 9 2015 FirstEnergy Corp NYSE FE today announced that President and Chief Executive Officer Charles E Jones will participate in a panel discussion at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Power Gas Leaders Conference on Wednesday September 16 2015 The panel which is titled Investment Opportunities Among Shifting Regulatory Trends is scheduled to begin at approximately 9 30 a m EDT A live webcast of the discussion will be available on FirstEnergy s investor information website www firstenergycorp com ir by clicking the BAML Power Gas Leaders Conference link The webcast also 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 Ohio Pennsylvania New Jersey West Virginia Maryland and New York 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

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  • FirstEnergy's Utility Worker Training Partnerships with Community Colleges Begin New School Year
    FirstEnergy s utility line and substation workers Of those currently enrolled in the Power Systems Institute programs at 12 schools in Ohio Pennsylvania New Jersey and West Virginia about 40 are in their second year with 270 beginning their first year In addition to being considered for employment at FirstEnergy upon graduation students will earn an associate degree in Electric Utility Technology Since we created this program in 2000 more than 1 100 Power Systems Institute graduates currently are working in the field as FirstEnergy utility employees using the training they received from this unique program to help keep the lights on for our customers said Steven E Strah president FirstEnergy Utilities Whether it s linemen who work above ground or substation personnel who operate on the ground the Power Systems Institute is a great opportunity for someone looking for a career in the utility industry FirstEnergy has Power Systems Institute partnerships with the following colleges Ohio Stark State College in North Canton Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland Kent State University at Trumbull in Warren and Owens Community College in Toledo Pennsylvania Reading Area Community College in Reading Westmoreland County Community College in Youngwood Pennsylvania Highlands Community College in Johnstown and Porreco College of Edinboro University in Erie New Jersey Brookdale Community College in Lincroft and Raritan Valley Community College in North Branch West Virginia Pierpont Community Technical College in Fairmont and Blue Ridge Community and Technical College in Martinsburg Information about future enrollment in the Power Systems Institute is available at www firstenergycorp com psi or by calling 800 829 6801 FirstEnergy s utilities include Jersey Central Power Light in New Jersey Ohio Edison The Illuminating Company and Toledo Edison in Ohio Metropolitan Edison Company Met Ed Pennsylvania Electric Company Penelec Pennsylvania Power Penn Power and West Penn Power

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  • FirstEnergy Executive Vice President and CFO James Pearson to Speak at Barclays CEO Energy-Power Conference
    and CFO James Pearson to Speak at Barclays CEO Energy Power Conference Webcast Will be Available Topics FirstEnergy Corp Investor Information Financial AKRON Ohio Sept 3 2015 FirstEnergy Corp NYSE FE today announced that Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer James F Pearson will give a presentation at the Barclays CEO Energy Power Conference on Thursday September 10 2015 at approximately 10 25 a m EDT The presentation will include a general overview of FirstEnergy as well as an update on the company s progress on key initiatives and longer term goals A live webcast of the presentation will be available on FirstEnergy s investor information website www firstenergycorp com ir by clicking the Barclays CEO Energy Power Conference link The webcast will also 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 Ohio Pennsylvania New Jersey West Virginia Maryland and New York 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

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  • Media Advisory - FirstEnergy Crews Heading to Florida to Assist with Restoration Efforts Should Tropical Storm Erika Cause Power Outages
    Paths Student Opportunities Military Hiring Process Search Jobs Newsroom Home News Releases Company Profile Outage Information Media Contacts Social Media Newsroom Home News Releases Media Advisory FirstEne Media Advisory FirstEnergy Crews Heading to Florida to Assist with Restoration Efforts Should Tropical Storm Erika Cause Power Outages Topics FirstEnergy Corp Storm Preparedness FirstEnergy Corp NYSE FE is sending more than 250 linemen support personnel and contractor crews to the Daytona Beach area to assist Florida Power Light with restoration efforts should Tropical Storm Erika cause wide spread power outages in the state FirstEnergy utilities include Jersey Central Power Light in New Jersey Ohio Edison The Illuminating Company and Toledo Edison in Ohio Metropolitan Edison Company Met Ed Pennsylvania Electric Company Penelec Pennsylvania Power Penn Power and West Penn Power in Pennsylvania Mon Power in West Virginia Potomac Edison in Maryland and West Virginia The crews will be leaving for Florida this afternoon and evening and will assemble at a staging area in Daytona Beach Current forecasts call for Tropical Storm Erika to make landfall in Florida sometime Sunday evening or Monday morning FirstEnergy is a member of several electric industry organizations that have been established so utilities can provide mutual assistance to each other when severe weather causes damage to the electric system in localized areas Mutual assistance allows utilities to pool their resources help restore power to customers faster In the past FirstEnergy has won electric industry awards for providing similar mutual assistance to customers in various areas around the country Visit FirstEnergy on the web at www firstenergycorp com and on Twitter FirstEnergyCorp FirstEnergy Media Contacts 1 888 233 3583 Mark Durbin and Chris Eck Ohio Scott Surgeoner Pennsylvania Ron Morano New Jersey Todd Meyers West Virginia and Maryland PRNewswire Aug 28 2015 FirstEnergy Home About FirstEnergy Newsroom Investors

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  • Potomac Edison Replaces Underground Cable to Help Enhance Service Reliability
    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 proposed water discharge regulations and the effects of the United States Environmental Protection Agency s Clean Power Plan coal combustion residuals regulations Cross State Air Pollution Rule Mercury and Air Toxics Standards including our estimated costs of compliance 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

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  • FirstEnergy Foundation Contributes $10,000 to Inner City Tennis Clinics Program in Cleveland
    FirstEnergy Foundation Co FirstEnergy Foundation Contributes 10 000 to Inner City Tennis Clinics Program in Cleveland Program Teaches Tennis to Inner City Children Topics Community FirstEnergy Foundation AKRON Ohio Aug 25 2015 The FirstEnergy Foundation has donated 10 000 to Inner City Tennis Clinics of Cleveland ICTC to support programs that provide local children the opportunity to develop skills both on the tennis court and in the classroom Founded in 2010 ICTC has served thousands of children with free programs designed to increase high school graduation rates and physical fitness and develop skills to compete on the tennis court Our program provides children ages 6 to 18 with five enrichment components tennis fitness wellness literacy and creative expression said Brian Smallwood executive director of ICTC Making a difference in the lives these children would be impossible without the generous support of donors like the FirstEnergy Foundation which help us do this vital work in the areas where it is most necessary ICTC s programs are conducted for eight weeks during the summer at Thurgood Marshall Park in the Hough neighborhood of Cleveland In addition to time spent each day on the five components the program provides free breakfast and lunch for all participants We are committed to supporting programs that improve the quality of life in the communities we serve said Dee Lowery president of the FirstEnergy Foundation ICTC s programming provides excellent summer enrichment by using tennis to support the development of important life skills and we re proud to support this very worthwhile initiative The FirstEnergy Foundation is funded solely by FirstEnergy Corp NYSE FE and provides support to non profit tax exempt health and human services agencies educational organizations cultural and arts programs and institutions and civic groups in areas served by FirstEnergy s 10 electric operating

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