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  • FirstEnergy Generation Fleet Achieves Reliable Operating Record and Improved Safety Performance in 2014
    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 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 in the Competitive Energy Services segment the accomplishment of our regulatory and operational goals in connection with our transmission plan and pending distribution rate cases and the effectiveness of our repositioning strategy the impact of the regulatory process on pending matters in the various states in which we do business including but not limited to matters related to rates and pending rate cases 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 the PJM markets and also 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 NERC s mandatory reliability standards the uncertainties of various cost recovery and cost allocation issues resulting from American Transmission Systems Incorporated s realignment into PJM Interconnection L L C 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 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 possible greenhouse gases emission water discharge and coal combustion residuals regulations the potential impacts of Cross State Air Pollution Rule and the effects of the United States Environmental Protection Agency s Mercury and Air Toxics Standards rules including our estimated costs of compliance 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

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/firstenergy-generation-fleet-achieves-reliable-operating-record-.html (2016-02-13)
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  • Potomac Edison Uses Helicopters to Inspect Transmission Lines in Maryland
    Services segment the accomplishment of our regulatory and operational goals in connection with our transmission plan and pending distribution rate cases and the effectiveness of our repositioning strategy the impact of the regulatory process on pending matters in the various states in which we do business including but not limited to matters related to rates and pending rate cases 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 the PJM markets and also 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 NERC s mandatory reliability standards the uncertainties of various cost recovery and cost allocation issues resulting from American Transmission Systems Incorporated s realignment into PJM Interconnection L L C 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 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 possible greenhouse gases emission water discharge and coal combustion residuals regulations the potential impacts of Cross State Air Pollution Rule and the effects of the United States Environmental Protection Agency s Mercury and Air Toxics Standards rules including our estimated costs of compliance 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 among other things Reliability Must Run arrangements and 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 issues arising from the indications of cracking in the

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  • FirstEnergy Invested $168 Million in 2014 in the Potomac Edison Service ARea to Help Enhance Electric System
    efforts and make other inquiries about their electric accounts Potomac Edison serves about 250 000 customers in seven Maryland counties and 132 000 customers in the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia Visit FirstEnergy on the web at www firstenergycorp com and follow Potomac Edison on Twitter PotomacEdison 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 Follow FirstEnergy on Twitter FirstEnergyCorp 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 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 in the Competitive Energy Services segment the accomplishment of our regulatory and operational goals in connection with our transmission plan and pending distribution rate cases and the effectiveness of our repositioning strategy the impact of the regulatory process on pending matters in the various states in which we do business including but not limited to matters related to rates and pending rate cases 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 the PJM markets and also 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 NERC s mandatory reliability standards the uncertainties of various cost recovery and cost allocation issues resulting from American Transmission Systems Incorporated s realignment into PJM Interconnection L L C 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 margins the continued ability of our regulated utilities

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  • FirstEnergy Invested $198 Million in 2014 in the Mon Power Service Area to Help Enhance Electric System
    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 Follow FirstEnergy on Twitter FirstEnergyCorp 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 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 in the Competitive Energy Services segment the accomplishment of our regulatory and operational goals in connection with our transmission plan and pending distribution rate cases and the effectiveness of our repositioning strategy the impact of the regulatory process on pending matters in the various states in which we do business including but not limited to matters related to rates and pending rate cases 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 the PJM markets and also 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 NERC s mandatory reliability standards the uncertainties of various cost recovery and cost allocation issues resulting from American Transmission Systems Incorporated s realignment into PJM Interconnection L L C 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 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 possible greenhouse gases emission water discharge and coal combustion residuals regulations the potential impacts of Cross State Air

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  • Met-Ed Monitoring Weather Conditions
    cause damage to poles wires and substations requiring crews to make repairs in difficult conditions In advance of the winter season Met Ed completed maintenance work on equipment and did various inspections to help prepare its infrastructure for cold weather operations The winter preparation work included inspecting heating equipment for substation components such as capacitor banks transformers and oil and gas filled circuit breakers Substation buildings that house remote controlled relay equipment were winterized and the heating systems inspected Company bucket trucks and other vehicles also have been inspected to ensure safe operation during the winter season Special emphasis is placed on the condition of tires and any air braking systems which can freeze if moisture is present In addition snow removal equipment is on standby Plows are used to help crews gain access to substations and to clear the work areas and sidewalks at company service garages and other facilities 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 In the event of severe weather 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 used in areas where downed lines are tangled in trees or other debris Motorists are cautioned to treat intersections with inoperable traffic signals as four way stops For updated information on the company s current outages FirstEnergy s storm restoration process and tips for staying safe visit the 24 7 Power Center at www firstenergycorp com outages FirstEnergy customers also can subscribe to email and text message alert notifications to receive billing reminders weather

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/met-ed-monitoring-weather-conditions.html (2016-02-13)
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  • JCP&L Monitoring Weather Conditions
    available resources to make repairs Winter s cold temperatures heavy snow and wind have the potential to cause damage to poles wires and substations requiring crews to make repairs in difficult conditions In advance of the winter season JCP L completed maintenance work on equipment and did various inspections to help prepare its infrastructure for cold weather operations The winter preparation work included inspecting heating equipment for substation components such as capacitor banks transformers and oil and gas filled circuit breakers Substation buildings that house remote controlled relay equipment were winterized and the heating systems inspected Company bucket trucks and other vehicles also have been inspected to ensure safe operation during the winter season Special emphasis is placed on the condition of tires and any air braking systems which can freeze if moisture is present In addition snow removal equipment is on standby Plows are used to help crews gain access to substations and to clear the work areas and sidewalks at company service garages and other facilities 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 In the event of severe weather 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 used in areas where downed lines are tangled in trees or other debris Motorists are cautioned to treat intersections with inoperable traffic signals as four way stops FirstEnergy customers also can subscribe to email and text message alert notifications to receive billing reminders weather alerts in advance of major storms and updates on scheduled or extended power

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/jcp-l-monitoring-weather-conditions-.html (2016-02-13)
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  • FirstEnergy Utilities Announces Leadership Changes in Akron, Pennsylvania, Met-Ed and Toledo Edison
    potential expect forecast will intend believe 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 in the Competitive Energy Services segment the accomplishment of our regulatory and operational goals in connection with our transmission plan and pending distribution rate cases and the effectiveness of our repositioning strategy the impact of the regulatory process on pending matters in the various states in which we do business including but not limited to matters related to rates and pending rate cases 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 the PJM markets and also 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 NERC s mandatory reliability standards the uncertainties of various cost recovery and cost allocation issues resulting from American Transmission Systems Incorporated s realignment into PJM Interconnection L L C 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 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 possible greenhouse gases emission water discharge and coal combustion residuals regulations the potential impacts of Cross State Air Pollution Rule and the effects of the United States Environmental Protection Agency s Mercury and Air Toxics Standards rules including our estimated costs of compliance 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

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/firstenergy-utilities-announces-leadership-changes-in-akron--pen.html (2016-02-13)
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  • FirstEnergy Invested $690 Million in 2014 in the Ohio Edison Service Area to Enhance Electric System
    www firstenergycorp com and follow Ohio Edison on Twitter OhioEdison 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 Follow FirstEnergy on Twitter FirstEnergyCorp 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 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 in the Competitive Energy Services segment the accomplishment of our regulatory and operational goals in connection with our transmission plan and pending distribution rate cases and the effectiveness of our repositioning strategy the impact of the regulatory process on pending matters in the various states in which we do business including but not limited to matters related to rates and pending rate cases 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 the PJM markets and also 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 NERC s mandatory reliability standards the uncertainties of various cost recovery and cost allocation issues resulting from American Transmission Systems Incorporated s realignment into PJM Interconnection L L C 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 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

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/firstenergy-invested--690-million-in-2014-in-the-ohio-edison-ser.html (2016-02-13)
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