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  • Educators Named to FirstEnergy Educational Advisory Council
    company s Educational Advisory Council The new council members are Jennifer Blankenship instructional specialist at Roswell Kent Middle School in Akron Ohio Abbey Bolton principal Davey Elementary School Kent Ohio Cherie Conrad 9 th grade environmental science teacher at Western Beaver High School in Industry Pennsylvania Jeannette Dumot the district science coach for the Parma City Schools in Parma Ohio Sarah Eppler 1 st grade teacher at Giles Sweet Elementary School in Fairview Park Ohio Lora Finn 4 th grade math science and reading teacher at Amherst Elementary School in Amherst Ohio Dale Hluch fiscal agent and treasurer at the Bio Med Science Academy STEM School in Rootstown Ohio Larry Johnson principal of the National Inventors Hall of Fame STEM School in Akron Ohio Raymond Douglas Jones 3 rd grade mathematics teacher at Louisville Elementary School in Louisville Ohio Jessie Kubuske biology teacher at Lake High School in Millbury Ohio Danny Savage advanced chemistry teacher at Coventry High School in Springfield Township Ohio Casey Smith 1 st grade teacher at Hilton Elementary School in Brecksville Ohio Joan Stoner 5 th grade science teacher at C E Budd Elementary School in Loudonville Ohio The council which consists of educators and school administrators advises FirstEnergy on educational resources current curriculum guidelines and developments in K 12 education and makes recommendations on how best to assist schools in meeting their educational goals and community service initiatives Council members also review and evaluate applications for FirstEnergy s Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics STEM Classroom Grants and make funding recommendations Members of our Educational Advisory Council are part of a collaborative effort that helps us make sure our support for educational programs is efficient and effective in the areas we serve and in communities where we have operations said Dee Lowery vice president of Corporate

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  • FirstEnergy Receives Tree Care Award from National Arbor Day Foundation
    utility companies have been recognized as a Tree Line USA utility for the seventeenth straight year by the National Arbor Day Foundation in cooperation with the National Association of State Foresters The award recognizes investor owned and public utility companies electric gas and water that promote the dual goals of dependable utility service and healthy trees along America s streets and highways Award winning companies demonstrate excellence in tree care training and public education We re proud to be recognized with this important award again which highlights our work in striking a balance between providing reliable service for our customers and maintaining the beauty of the communities we serve said David Karafa vice president Distribution Support FirstEnergy Our employees and contractors work hard to learn and use proper tree care techniques to minimize our impact on the environment FirstEnergy s tree care program combines the best practices of certified arborists and foresters to keep vegetation away from power lines and other electric equipment which helps reduce the number and severity of service interruptions Trees are a critical part of urban landscapes all across the United States said Dan Lambe president of the Arbor Day Foundation Service providers like FirstEnergy show that caring for urban trees is good for business for customers and for the community To achieve the Tree Line USA designation companies must meet five program standards follow industry criteria for quality tree care provide annual training for employees in best tree care practices sponsor tree planting and public education programs on appropriate plantings maintain a tree based energy conservation program and participate in Arbor Day events In addition to enhancing service reliability and natural beauty FirstEnergy s tree trimming programs are designed to help ensure the public safety and the safety of utility line crews especially during storms

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  • FirstEnergy Completes Transmission Projects to Boost Electric Reliability in Northern Ohio
    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 pending transmission rate case 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 retail margins 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 greenhouse gases emission and water discharge regulations and the effects of the United States Environmental Protection Agency s 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

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  • FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company Names Michael J. Yeager Director, Technical and Lab Services
    News Releases FirstEnergy Nuclear Opera FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company Names Michael J Yeager Director Technical and Lab Services Topics BETA Lab Personnel Updates FENOC AKRON Ohio May 29 2015 FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company FENOC a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp NYSE FE has named Michael J Yeager to director of Technical and Lab Services at the company s BETA Laboratory in Mayfield Ohio In this position he is responsible for overseeing the services offered by the facility lab including electronics refurbishment environmental and fuel analyses fire and safety services calibration and repair metallurgical failure analysis and material identification BETA provides services for FirstEnergy facilities as well as other commercial and industrial customers A 26 year nuclear industry employee Yeager began his career at FENOC s Perry Nuclear Power Station where he held a number of positions in Engineering and Operations He joined BETA Laboratory in 2005 to manage the lab s external business operations major projects and financial reporting Yeager holds a bachelor of science degree in Electrical Engineering from Youngstown State University He held a shift technical advisor certificate for Perry Mike s familiarity with all aspects of BETA s operations coupled with his high standards and leadership abilities will ensure the lab continues to deliver precise and timely services for customers said Brian Boles vice president of Nuclear Fleet Support FirstEnergy Corp is a diversified energy company headquartered in Akron Ohio In addition to BETA Laboratory its FENOC subsidiary also operates the Davis Besse Nuclear Power Station in Oak Harbor Ohio the Perry Nuclear Power Plant in Perry Ohio and the Beaver Valley Power Station in Shippingport Pa Visit FENOC on the web at www fenoc com and follow the nuclear plants on Twitter DavisBesse Perry Plant and BVPowerStation Editor s Note A photo of Yeager is available on

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  • FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company Names Douglas C. Saltz Director of Site Operations at Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station
    News Releases Company Profile Outage Information Media Contacts Social Media Newsroom Home News Releases FirstEnergy Nuclear Opera FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company Names Douglas C Saltz Director of Site Operations at Davis Besse Nuclear Power Station Topics Davis Besse FENOC Personnel Updates AKRON Ohio May 29 2015 FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company FENOC a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp NYSE FE has named Douglas C Saltz to director of Site Operations at the Davis Besse Nuclear Power Station in Oak Harbor Ohio In this position he is responsible for Davis Besse s Operations Chemistry Radiation Protection Work Management Outage Management and Maintenance groups Saltz joined Davis Besse in 2004 and most recently served as Davis Besse s Site Maintenance director He has held various leadership positions within Outage Management and Operations including nuclear shift manager and Operations superintendent Prior to joining FENOC Saltz was as a licensed reactor operator at Exelon s Three Mile Island Unit 1 in Middletown Pa Saltz holds a bachelor of science degree in Civil Engineering from The Ohio State University He also served in the U S Navy as a nuclear submarine officer Doug has played an important role in helping Davis Besse achieve excellence and his wealth of experience in Operations and Maintenance will support the continued safe and reliable operation of the plant said Davis Besse Site Vice President Ray Lieb FirstEnergy Corp is a diversified energy company headquartered in Akron Ohio Its FENOC subsidiary also operates the Perry Nuclear Power Plant in Perry Ohio and the Beaver Valley Power Station in Shippingport Pa Visit FENOC on the web at www fenoc com and follow the nuclear plants on Twitter Perry Plant BVPowerStation and DavisBesse Editor s Note A photo of Saltz is available on Flickr News Media Contact Jennifer Young 216 337 8789 Investor Contact

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  • Potomac Edison Completes Inspections and Maintenance Prior to Summer Season to Help Enhance Customer Service Reliability
    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 pending transmission rate case 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 retail margins 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 greenhouse gases emission and water discharge regulations and the effects of the United States Environmental Protection Agency s 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

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  • Ohio Edison Completes Inspections and Maintenance Prior to Summer Season to Help Enhance Customer Service Reliability
    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 pending transmission rate case 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 retail margins 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 greenhouse gases emission and water discharge regulations and the effects of the United States Environmental Protection Agency s 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

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  • Mon Power Performs Inspections and Maintenance Prior to Summer Season to Help Enhance Customer Service Reliability
    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 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 pending transmission rate case 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 retail margins 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 greenhouse gases emission and water discharge regulations and the effects of the United States Environmental Protection Agency s 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

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