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  • JCP&L Continues Tree Trimming Program to Help Enhance Service Reliability
    Twitter JCP L and Facebook at www facebook com JCPandL 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 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 Actual results may differ materially due to the speed and nature of increased competition in the electric utility industry in general and the retail sales market in particular 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 the uncertainties of various cost recovery and cost allocation issues resulting from American Transmission Systems Incorporated s realignment into PJM Interconnection LLC economic or weather conditions affecting future sales and margins 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 availability and their 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 possible greenhouse gas emission water discharge water intake and coal combustion residual regulations the potential impacts of Cross State Air Pollution Rule Clean Air Interstate Rule CAIR and or any laws rules or regulations that ultimately replace CAIR 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

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/jcp-l-continues-tree-trimming-program-to-help-enhance-service-re.html (2016-02-13)
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  • FirstEnergy to Webcast Second Quarter Earnings Teleconference
    Earnings FirstEnergy Corp Investor Information AKRON Ohio July 29 2014 FirstEnergy Corp NYSE FE will release second quarter 2014 earnings before markets open on Tuesday August 5 These results will be discussed by FirstEnergy management during a conference call with financial analysts at 1 p m EDT that day A question and answer session will follow Investors customers and other interested parties are invited to listen to a live webcast of the call via FirstEnergy s Investor Information website www firstenergycorp com ir The webcast will be available for replay on the site for up to one year FirstEnergy s second quarter Consolidated Report to the Financial Community will be posted on the investor section of the website before markets open on August 5 and the investor FactBook will also be posted to the website that morning FirstEnergy is a diversified energy company dedicated to safety reliability and operational excellence Its 10 electric distribution companies form one of the nation s largest investor owned electric systems serving customers in Ohio Pennsylvania New Jersey West Virginia Maryland and New York Its generation subsidiaries currently control nearly 18 000 megawatts of capacity from a diversified mix of scrubbed coal non emitting nuclear

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/firstenergy-to-webcast-second-quarter-earnings-teleconference0.html (2016-02-13)
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  • JCP&L Environmental Conservation Partnership Helps Boost American Kestrel Population
    nest boxes provide a critical part in the recovery of North America s smallest falcon The American Kestrel population has declined primarily due to lack of suitable habitat and the scarcity of nesting sites Last year JCP L worked with the New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife to install the nest boxes where two chicks ultimately were born We are hopeful that our efforts at the South Branch Wildlife Management Area will contribute to American Kestrels being removed from the threatened species list said Jim Fakult JCP L president Placing nest boxes and helping support the wildlife area are just a few of the ways JCP L employees contribute to the communities we serve The kestrel banding is part of an ongoing nature program designed to study migratory patterns at the South Branch Wildlife Management Area Created in 2006 the 422 acre location has been identified as a critical site for protecting nesting populations of threatened and endangered grassland birds JCP L helped restore the area by removing and recycling old electric wire transformers and utility poles left by a former owner As an active member of the New Jersey Audubon s Corporate Stewardship Council CSC JCP L continues to work together with its partners to help improve ecosystems in the communities it serves New Jersey Audubon established the CSC with participation from corporate landowners who have expressed a commitment to environmental sustainability through their stewardship of the natural resources within and beyond their property boundaries The CSC emphasizes voluntary stewardship and promotes conservation partnerships The New Jersey Audubon Society is a privately supported not for profit statewide membership organization Founded in 1897 and one of the oldest independent Audubon societies New Jersey Audubon has no connection with the National Audubon Society New Jersey Audubon fosters environmental awareness and

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/jcp-l-environmental-conservation-partnership-helps-boost-america.html (2016-02-13)
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  • JCP&L Completes Substation Expansion in Monmouth County to Increase Capacity and Enhance Service Reliability
    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 the uncertainties of various cost recovery and cost allocation issues resulting from American Transmission Systems Incorporated s realignment into PJM Interconnection LLC economic or weather conditions affecting future sales and margins such as the polar vortex or other significant weather events 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 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 possible greenhouse gas emission water discharge water intake 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 and the steam generator replacement 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 not fully hedged the ability to comply with applicable state and federal reliability standards and energy efficiency and peak demand reduction mandates changes in customers demand for power including but not limited to changes resulting from the implementation of state and federal energy efficiency and peak demand reduction mandates the ability to accomplish or realize anticipated benefits from strategic and financial goals including but

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/jcp-l-completes-substation-expansion-in-monmouth-county-to-incre.html (2016-02-13)
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  • Helicopters Used to Conduct Infrared Inspections of Transmission Lines in Toledo Edison Service Area
    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 Helicopters Used to Condu Helicopters Used to Conduct Infrared Inspections of Transmission Lines in Toledo Edison Service Area Topics Transmission Toledo Edison Service Reliability TOLEDO Ohio July 16 2014 As part of its ongoing efforts to enhance customer service reliability Toledo Edison a FirstEnergy Corp NYSE FE subsidiary is using helicopters to conduct infrared thermovision inspections of high voltage transmission lines in its western Ohio service area Inspections and preventative maintenance are important to helping assure service reliability said Linda Moss regional president of Toledo Edison These inspections provide an early warning to our transmission engineers that equipment might need further inspection As part of this process a black and silver helicopter with tail number N321AW will hover or move slowly over transmission towers and lines The helicopter is owned and operated by Vista1 and will be using a thermographic camera to examine the temperature of transmission infrastructure This camera displays hot spots which can indicate that maintenance is required These patrols also may extend into neighboring utility service areas as entire lines are inspected from breaker to breaker not just those in Toledo Edison s territory Weather conditions or emergency needs elsewhere also may delay the schedule 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 West Virginia Maryland and New York www firstenergycorp com CONTACT Chris Eck 330 384 7939 FirstEnergy Home About FirstEnergy Newsroom Investors Social Media

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/helicopters-used-to-conduct-infrared-inspections-of-transmission.html (2016-02-13)
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  • FirstEnergy Corp. Declares Unchanged Common Stock Dividend
    conditions affecting future sales and margins such as the polar vortex or other significant weather events 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 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 possible greenhouse gas emission water discharge water intake 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 and the steam generator replacement 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 not fully hedged the ability to comply with applicable state and federal reliability standards and energy efficiency and peak demand reduction mandates changes in customers demand for power including but not limited to changes resulting from the implementation of state and federal energy efficiency and peak demand reduction mandates the ability to accomplish or realize anticipated benefits from strategic and financial goals including but not limited to the ability to reduce costs and to successfully complete our announced financial plans designed to improve our credit metrics and strengthen our balance sheet including but not limited to our announced dividend reduction and our proposed capital raising and debt reduction initiatives our ability to improve electric commodity margins and the impact of among other factors the increased cost of fuel and fuel transportation on such margins changing market conditions that could affect the measurement

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/firstenergy-corp--declares-unchanged-common-stock-dividend4.html (2016-02-13)
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  • Media Advisory - Potomac Edison Summer Storm Update
    Hiring Process Search Jobs Newsroom Home News Releases Company Profile Outage Information Media Contacts Social Media Newsroom Home News Releases Media Advisory Potomac Media Advisory Potomac Edison Summer Storm Update Topics Storm Updates Potomac Edison WILLIAMSPORT Md July 10 2014 Potomac Edison a FirstEnergy Corp NYSE FE utility continues to make significant progress restoring power to customers in Maryland and the eastern panhandle of West Virginia following the summer storm that downed trees and wires in the region Tuesday night As of 10 00 a m Potomac Edison has restored about 87 000 of the approximately 96 000 customers who lost power since the event began Work continues in the hardest hit areas including Cumberland Williamsport and Frederick in Maryland and Martinsburg Augusta and Berkeley Springs in West Virginia Service is expected to be restored to 95 percent of the affected customers Friday with the remainder Saturday Approximately 1 200 linemen hazard responders forestry workers and support personnel are involved in the restoration effort including those from Potomac Edison other FirstEnergy utilities contractors and outside utilities Helicopters also have patrolled power lines to help identify outage locations Customers should immediately report downed wires by calling 1 888 LIGHTSS 1 888 544 4877 Customers should never go near a downed power line even if they think it is no longer carrying electricity 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 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 CONTACT News Media Contact Scott Surgeoner 888 233 3583 FirstEnergy Home

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/media-advisory---potomac-edison-summer-storm-update0.html (2016-02-13)
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  • Media Advisory - Met-Ed Summer Storm Update
    Media Contacts Social Media Newsroom Home News Releases Media Advisory Met Ed S Media Advisory Met Ed Summer Storm Update Topics Storm Updates Met Ed READING Pa July 10 2014 Met Ed a FirstEnergy Corp NYSE FE utility continues to make significant progress restoring power to customers in southern and eastern Pennsylvania following the summer storm that downed trees and wires in the region Tuesday evening As of 10 00 a m Met Ed has restored more than 64 000 of the approximately 69 000 customers who lost power since the event began with about 88 percent of the customers restored within 24 hours Work continues in the hardest hit areas in York Adams Cumberland and Lebanon counties It is expected that service will be restored to customers in the Reading Bowertown Easton and Stroudsburg areas this evening Restoration work for the remaining customers in in the Lebanon York Hanover Gettysburg and Dillsburg will be completed by Friday evening More than 900 linemen hazard responders forestry workers and support personnel are involved in the restoration effort including those from Met Ed other FirstEnergy utilities contractors and outside utilities Helicopters also patrolled power lines to help identify outage locations Met Ed customers who remain without power can receive 20 pounds of ice and up to three gallons of water per household per day at no charge from 22 area stores A list is available at www firstenergycorp com storminfo 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 Met Ed serves approximately 550 000 customers in 15 Pennsylvania counties Visit FirstEnergy online at www firstenergycorp com and follow Met Ed on Twitter Met Ed and on Facebook at www facebook

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/media-advisory---met-ed-summer-storm-update-.html (2016-02-13)
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