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  • $383 Million will be Spent in 2015 in the Ohio Edison Service Area to Strengthen Electric System
    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 and distribution rate cases 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 pending rate cases including 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 regulatory outcomes associated with storm restoration costs including but not limited to Hurricane Sandy Hurricane Irene and the October snowstorm of 2011 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 expenditures could result

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  • $120 Million will be Spent in 2015 in the Toledo Edison Service Area to Strengthen Electric Service
    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 and distribution rate cases 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 pending rate cases including 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 regulatory outcomes associated with storm restoration costs including but not limited to Hurricane Sandy Hurricane Irene and the October snowstorm of 2011 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 expenditures 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

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  • Perry Nuclear Power Plant Begins Refueling and Maintenance Outage
    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 pending rate cases including 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 regulatory outcomes associated with storm restoration costs including but not limited to Hurricane Sandy Hurricane Irene and the October snowstorm of 2011 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 expenditures 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 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

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  • Media Advisory - Mon Power Winter Storm Update
    a FirstEnergy Corp NYSE FE utility continues its efforts to restore service to customers who remain without power after yesterday s heavy snow The wet snow in addition to heavy rain in the area earlier this week has slowed the recovery effort as many roads remain difficult or impossible to travel on particularly in rural areas which has hampered efforts to reach areas with significant damage Currently nearly 80 000 customers have been affected since the storm began with more than 40 000 restored to service However new outages continue to occur due to additional tree damage and other weather related issues The most up to date Mon Power outages numbers are available at www firstenergycorp com outages Nearly 400 line workers have been brought into West Virginia to assist Mon Power crews with the restoration effort including hundreds of workers from other FirstEnergy utilities in Ohio Pennsylvania and Maryland In addition hundreds of tree crews are working closely with line personnel as part of the restoration process Plans also are underway to deploy additional resources to assist with the restoration effort Some of the harder hit areas include parts of Marion Wood and Harrison counties Given the extent of the severe damage in many locations the company expects to restore the majority of customers to service by late Sunday 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 Customers should immediately report downed wires to their utility 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 Extra caution should be exercised in areas where downed wires may be tangled in downed

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/media-advisory---mon-power-winter-storm-update0.html (2016-02-13)
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  • Media Advisory - Mon Power Winter Storm Update 5 p.m.
    hit the region beginning early this morning Travel conditions remain difficult in many areas with roads closed from snow or flooding from Wednesday s heavy rains This has slowed and in some cases prevented crews from accessing areas with damage to make repairs As part of the restoration effort crews from other FirstEnergy utilities in Ohio Pennsylvania and Maryland have arrived in West Virginia to assist Mon Power Given the extent of the damage the company expects this to be a multi day restoration effort in many areas with the majority of Mon Power s customers expected to have their power restored by midnight Saturday March 7 Temperatures are expected to drop to near record lows overnight which will further complicate the restoration efforts Mon Power customers without power should check with the Red Cross and local county emergency management agencies for locations of warming shelters if needed Residents can take these steps to stay safe and warm Bundle up in a room away from an outside wall using sleeping bags blankets and warm clothing Use a sturdy fireplace screen when using a fireplace or wood burning stove to prevent a house fire Never use a gas stove charcoal grill or lantern intended for outdoor use inside your home That could produce a buildup of deadly carbon monoxide gas Use battery operated lanterns and flashlights for illumination rather than burning candles which present a fire hazard Never use a portable generator inside the house or a closed garage Ensure the proper generator is selected and installed by a qualified electrician While operating a generator power coming into the home must be disconnected to prevent power from the generator from being sent back on to the utility lines and endangering utility workers Customers who are without power are encouraged to call

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  • Media Advisory - Mon Power Winter Storm Update 11 a.m.
    Mon Power Winter Storm Update 11 a m Topics Storm Updates Customer Tools Technology Mon Power FAIRMONT W Va March 5 2015 Mon Power a FirstEnergy Corp NYSE FE utility has launched an aggressive effort to assess damage and restore service in northern Mon Power territory after heavy wet snow fell overnight and this morning causing trees and limbs to fall damaging power lines As many as 54 000 customers were without service during the storm and about 16 000 have already been restored to service Approximately 38 000 remain without service at 11 a m Many roads remain impassable and the snow continues to fall with up to 4 more inches expected throughout the day Poor road conditions coupled with the ongoing snowfall are hampering crews efforts to access areas with damage to make repairs Mon Power has mobilized crews from other FirstEnergy utilities in Ohio Pennsylvania and Maryland to assist with the restoration effort with crews expected to arrive this afternoon and evening Temperatures are expected to drop which could pose additional challenges tonight and tomorrow morning Given the extent of the damage the company expects this to be a multi day restoration effort in many areas 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 Customers should immediately report downed wires to their utility 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 Extra caution should be exercised in areas where downed wires may be tangled in downed tree branches or other debris For updated information on the company s current outages FirstEnergy s storm restoration process and tips

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/media-advisory---mon-power-winter-storm-update.html (2016-02-13)
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  • Samuel L. Belcher Elected President and Chief Nuclear Officer of FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company
    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 and distribution rate cases 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 pending rate cases including 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 regulatory outcomes associated with storm restoration costs including but not limited to Hurricane Sandy Hurricane Irene and the October snowstorm of 2011 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 expenditures

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  • $128 Million Will Be Spent in 2015 in the Potomac Edison Service Area to Strengthen Electric System
    s Note A photo of service reliability work being done at a Potomac Edison substation in Frederick County Maryland is available for download on Flickr 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 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 and distribution rate cases 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 pending rate cases including 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 regulatory outcomes associated with storm restoration costs including but not limited to Hurricane Sandy Hurricane Irene and the October snowstorm of 2011 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

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