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  • FirstEnergy Utilities Offer Halloween Safety Tips
    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 planned distribution rate cases and the effectiveness of our repositioning strategy the impact of the regulatory process on the pending matters before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and 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 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 the polar vortex or other significant weather events and all associated regulatory events or actions regulatory outcomes associated with storm restoration 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 gas emission water discharge and coal combustion residual 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 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 impact of future changes to the operational status or availability of our generating units the risks and uncertainties associated with litigation arbitration mediation and like proceedings including but not limited to any such proceedings related to vendor commitments replacement power costs being higher than anticipated or

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  • Ohio Edison and Stark State College to Offer Training Program for Future Utility Workers
    president of Ohio Edison Whether it s linemen who work above ground or substation personnel who operate on the ground PSI provides great training for someone looking for a career in the utility industry Our partnership with FirstEnergy to train line workers and substation technicians truly addresses Stark State s commitment to workforce development said Para M Jones Ph D president of Stark State College This program will provide graduates with outstanding career opportunities in the electric power utility industry and will provide FirstEnergy with a pool of well trained highly skilled employees FirstEnergy originally introduced the PSI in 2000 as a way to help replace retiring line workers Programs were established at colleges throughout the company s six state service area including Stark State College With the economic downturn in 2011 most of the PSI programs were placed on hold because projected hiring needs did not support bringing in new students As future manpower needs at FirstEnergy were re evaluated the decision was made to reinstate the PSI program targeting a fall of 2015 enrollment class Program openings are limited and applicants will be assessed through a competitive multi step process An orientation program for prospective candidates will take place Saturday November 15 2014 from 10 a m to noon at Stark State College Silk Auditorium 6200 Frank Avenue NW North Canton Ohio 44720 More information is available at www firstenergycorp com psi or by calling 800 829 6801 Ohio Edison serves more than 1 million customers across 36 Ohio counties Visit FirstEnergy on the web at 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

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/ohio-edison-and-stark-state-college-to-offer-training-program-fo.html (2016-02-13)
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  • FirstEnergy Ohio Utilities Launch Request for Proposal for 2014 Solar and Renewable Energy Credits
    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 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 planned distribution rate cases and the effectiveness of our repositioning strategy the impact of the regulatory process on the pending matters before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and 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 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 the polar vortex or other significant weather events and all associated regulatory events or actions regulatory outcomes associated with storm restoration 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 gas emission water discharge and coal combustion residual 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 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

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/firstenergy-ohio-utilities-launch-request-for-proposal-for-2014-.html (2016-02-13)
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  • Penelec Launches Facebook Page for Enhanced Customer Communications
    important information related to their electric service Social media has become a vital part of Penelec s communication with customers local officials and media particularly during major weather events said Scott Wyman regional president Penelec Twitter has proven to be an effective tool for sharing information and engaging with customers and we are excited about the increased communication opportunities through Facebook Customers are encouraged to like the Penelec Facebook page by visiting www facebook com PenelecElectric By connecting customers can View updates and important information during major outages such as the company s storm preparation plans tips for safely managing through a power outage water and ice locations and restoration information Easily report a power disruption directly through the Facebook page by clicking on the Report an Outage tab and entering the phone number associated with the customer s account Learn about system enhancements and maintenance including tree trimming substation work utility pole replacements and more Receive energy efficiency and electrical safety tips Learn about ways Penelec supports the communities it serves View photos and videos from Penelec sponsored community initiatives and infrastructure projects taking place across the service territory The launch of the Facebook page is the latest in Penelec s ongoing effort to provide proactive information to customers using a variety of platforms In addition to social media Penelec customers can subscribe to alert notifications via email or text message that contain billing reminders weather alerts in advance of severe storms or updates on scheduled or extended power outages Customers also can use two way text messaging to report outages request updates on restoration efforts and make other inquiries about their electric accounts The company also provides comprehensive outage information through its 24 7 Power Center map and on its website which is optimized for mobile phones Additionally

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  • Toledo Edison and Owens Community College to Offer Training Program for Future Utility Workers
    working in the field today using the training they received from this unique program to keep the lights on for our customers said Linda Moss regional vice president of Toledo Edison Whether it s linemen who work above ground or substation personnel who operate on the ground PSI provides great training for someone looking for a career in the utility industry Owens Community College is pleased to reactivate the Power Systems Institute said Mike Bower Ph D president of Owens Community College This program fits perfectly into our mission to provide our future workforce with practical skills that are both useful and marketable FirstEnergy originally introduced PSI in 2000 as a way to help replace retiring line workers Programs were established with colleges throughout the company s six state service area including Owens Community College With the economic downturn in 2011 most of the PSI programs were placed on hold because projected hiring needs did not support bringing in new students As future manpower needs at FirstEnergy were re evaluated the decision was made to reinstate the PSI program targeting a fall of 2015 enrollment class Program openings are limited and applicants will be assessed through a competitive multi step process An orientation program for prospective candidates will take place Saturday December 6 2014 from 10 a m to noon at Owens Community College Toledo Area Campus 30335 Oregon Rd Perrysburg Ohio 43551 For more information please visit www firstenergycorp com psi or call 800 829 6801 Toledo Edison serves more than 300 000 customers in northwest Ohio Follow Toledo Edison on Twitter ToledoEdison 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

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/toledo-edison-and-owens-community-college-to-offer-training-prog.html (2016-02-13)
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  • Statement from FirstEnergy
    Investor Contacts Careers Why FirstEnergy Diversity Inclusion Career Paths Student Opportunities Military Hiring Process Search Jobs Newsroom Home News Releases Company Profile Outage Information Media Contacts Social Media Newsroom Home News Releases Statement from FirstEnergy Statement from FirstEnergy Topics FirstEnergy Corp AKRON Ohio Oct 16 2014 FirstEnergy Corp NYSE FE learned on Wednesday October 15 that the second nurse who helped care for the Ebola victim in Dallas and was later diagnosed with the virus visited with one Akron area employee of the company during her stay in Northeast Ohio The employee was notified by the Center for Disease Control CDC A second employee has self identified as possibly having contact These two employees do not have direct contact with FirstEnergy s customers Out of an abundance of caution the company immediately requested that the employees remain home from work with pay through the incubation period for the virus which is up to 21 days The company will provide employees with access to medical information respond to any employee questions and concerns and implement other measures as appropriate CONTACT News Media Todd Schneider 330 384 5500 FirstEnergy Home About FirstEnergy Newsroom Investors Social Media FirstEnergy Solutions Environment Community Economic Development

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/statement-from-firstenergy.html (2016-02-13)
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  • Mon Power Installs New Equipment to Enhance Service Reliability in Pocahontas County, W.Va.
    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 planned distribution rate cases and the effectiveness of our repositioning strategy the impact of the regulatory process on the pending matters before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and 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 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 the polar vortex or other significant weather events and all associated regulatory events or actions regulatory outcomes associated with storm restoration 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 gas emission water discharge and coal combustion residual 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 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

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/mon-power-installs-new-equipment-to-enhance-service-reliability-.html (2016-02-13)
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  • JCP&L Thermovision Inspections Help Enhance Maintenance and Service Reliability
    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 planned distribution rate cases and the effectiveness of our repositioning strategy the impact of the regulatory process on the pending matters before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and 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 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 the polar vortex or other significant weather events and all associated regulatory events or actions regulatory outcomes associated with storm restoration 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 gas emission water discharge and coal combustion residual 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 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 impact of future changes to the operational status or availability of our generating units the risks and uncertainties associated with litigation arbitration mediation and like proceedings including but not limited to any such proceedings related to vendor commitments replacement power costs being

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