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  • Beaver Valley Power Station Unit 1 Begins Refueling and Maintenance Outage
    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 the realignment of American Transmission Systems Incorporated into PJM Interconnection LLC economic or weather conditions affecting future sales and margins regulatory outcomes associated with storms 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 or CAIR and or any laws rules or regulations that ultimately replace CAIR and the effects of the 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 decision to deactivate the Hatfield s Ferry and Mitchell Power Stations 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 adverse legal decisions and outcomes related to Metropolitan Edison Company s and Pennsylvania Electric Company s ability to recover certain transmission costs through their Transmission Service Charge riders 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 inadequately 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

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  • Middleburg Heights Resident Wins $1,250 Prize for 1930 Refrigerator in Ohio's Oldest Fridge Contest
    every customer receives for participating in the statewide refrigerator and freezer recycling program Schmidt also won 1 250 for recycling what is believed to be the state s oldest operating refrigerator Schmidt s parents purchased the refrigerator when Mary was only a year old She used the fridge throughout her life and at the time of pickup still possessed all the original paperwork for the appliance That old fridge always ran and always ran well I used it my entire life Schmidt said I read about the contest in the paper and I thought maybe I ll win something Schmidt s refrigerator was one of thousands of refrigerators and freezers picked up throughout Ohio during a joint effort among utilities to seek out the oldest functioning fridge in the state Another Cleveland resident Adolph Thomay won a 250 regional prize for recycling the oldest refrigerator in his utility company s territory CEI customers can continue to save money by having an older less efficient unit in their garage or basement picked up for recycling To participate in the program CEI customers can call 1 877 545 4112 or visit energysaveOhio com The program is limited to removal of two units per household Appliances to be recycled must be in working order and between 10 and 30 cubic feet standard size for most models Recycling refrigerators and freezers provides many benefits for utility customers and the environment Many people don t realize older refrigerators and freezers can use up to three times more energy to operate than newer models built to higher energy efficiency standards Program participants can save as much as 150 a year through lower electricity costs by not operating an older refrigerator or freezer Units picked up through the program are transported to an appliance recycling facility operated

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/middleburg-heights-resident-wins--1-250-prize-for-1930-refrigera.html (2016-02-13)
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  • JCP&L to Perform Aerial Inspections
    Student Opportunities Military Hiring Process Search Jobs Newsroom Home News Releases Company Profile Outage Information Media Contacts Social Media Newsroom Home News Releases JCP L to Perform Aerial I JCP L to Perform Aerial Inspections MORRISTOWN N J Sept 25 2013 Jersey Central Power Light JCP L will perform aerial inspections of its overhead transmission power lines in northern and central New Jersey beginning today and concluding October 4 weather permitting The helicopter patrols are done twice each year to identify areas where maintenance to JCP L s transmission system is needed to address potential problems The patrols also assist the company s vegetation management program which is designed to keep trees away from power lines and prevent tree related outages During the inspection process helicopters will hover in areas near substations and transmission lines JCP L is a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp NYSE FE JCP L serves 1 1 million New Jersey customers in the counties of Burlington Essex Hunterdon Mercer Middlesex Monmouth Morris Ocean Passaic Somerset Sussex Union and Warren Follow JCP L on Twitter JCP L and Facebook at www facebook com JCPandL www firstenergycorp com CONTACT Ron Morano 973 401 8097 FirstEnergy Home About FirstEnergy Newsroom

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/jcp-l-to-perform-aerial-inspections-.html (2016-02-13)
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  • Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station Examines Shield Building
    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 the realignment of American Transmission Systems Incorporated into PJM Interconnection LLC economic or weather conditions affecting future sales and margins regulatory outcomes associated with storms 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 or CAIR and or any laws rules or regulations that ultimately replace CAIR and the effects of the 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 decision to deactivate the Hatfield s Ferry and Mitchell Power Stations 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 adverse legal decisions and outcomes related to Metropolitan Edison Company s and Pennsylvania Electric Company s ability to recover certain transmission costs through their Transmission Service Charge riders 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 inadequately hedged the ability to comply

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/davis-besse-nuclear-power-station-examines-shield-building.html (2016-02-13)
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  • Luis A. Reyes Elected to FirstEnergy Board of Directors
    has more than 36 years experience in the field including senior leadership positions at the U S Nuclear Regulatory Commission NRC Most recently a consultant to the nuclear industry he joined the NRC in 1978 as a reactor inspector for the Region III office in Illinois and was recognized with the Presidential Distinguished and Presidential Meritorious awards for dedicated service Reyes held progressively more responsible leadership roles before being named executive director of Operations in 2004 where he managed the day to day operations of the agency He also served as regional administrator for NRC Region II overseeing all new commercial nuclear power plant construction in the country as well as operating plant inspections in the southeast United States Reyes retired from the NRC in 2011 with 33 years of service Luis is well respected as a leader in the nuclear industry who has demonstrated a strong commitment to the safe and reliable operations of this country s fleet of nuclear power plants said George Smart chairman of FirstEnergy s Board of Directors We believe Luis will be a strong addition to FirstEnergy s Board of Directors and his extensive experience will benefit the entire corporation Reyes holds a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering and a Master of Science in nuclear engineering from the University of Puerto Rico He also is a graduate of the Federal Executive Institute and has attended the Harvard University John F Kennedy School of Government The election of Reyes brings the size of FirstEnergy s Board to 15 members 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

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  • FirstEnergy Corp. Declares Unchanged Common Stock Dividend
    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 or CAIR and or any laws rules or regulations that ultimately replace CAIR and the effects of the 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 decision to deactivate the Hatfield s Ferry and Mitchell Power Stations 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 adverse legal decisions and outcomes related to Metropolitan Edison Company s and Pennsylvania Electric Company s ability to recover certain transmission costs through their Transmission Service Charge riders 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 inadequately 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 proposed capital raising and debt reduction initiatives the proposed West Virginia asset transfer and potential sale of non core hydro assets 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 the ability to experience growth in the Regulated Distribution segment and to continue to successfully implement our direct retail sales strategy in the Competitive Energy Services segment changing

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/firstenergy-corp--declares-unchanged-common-stock-dividend2.html (2016-02-13)
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  • JCP&L and IBEW Local 102 Begin Training Sessions for New Program to Enhance Response to Storms
    to the terms anticipate potential expect 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 FERC 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 ATSI s realignment into PJM economic or weather conditions affecting future sales and margins regulatory outcomes associated with storms 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 operation and maintenance 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 GHG emission water discharge water intake and coal combustion residual regulations the potential impacts of CSAPR CAIR and or any laws rules or regulations that ultimately replace CAIR and the effects of the EPA s MATS 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 NSR 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 decision to deactivate the Hatfield s Ferry and Mitchell Power Stations the impact on vendor commitments and the timing thereof as they relate to among other things the RMR 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 NRC or as a result of the incident at Japan s Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant adverse legal decisions and outcomes related to ME s and PN s ability to recover certain transmission costs through their TSC riders 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 inadequately hedged the ability to comply with applicable state and

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  • MEDIA ADVISORY - Free Water and Ice Available to JCP&L Customers Without Power
    Search Jobs Newsroom Home News Releases Company Profile Outage Information Media Contacts Social Media Newsroom Home News Releases MEDIA ADVISORY Free Wat MEDIA ADVISORY Free Water and Ice Available to JCP L Customers Without Power September 13 2013 4 00 p m JCP L Storm Restoration Work Continues Free Water and Ice Available to JCP L Customers Without Power Morristown N J Jersey Central Power Light JCP L utility crews assisted by personnel from other FirstEnergy utilities and local contractors continue working to restore service to about 8 900 customers who remain without power after strong storms moved through its New Jersey service areas last night Beginning at 5 00 p m JCP L customers who remain without power can pick up water and ice free of charge at the following locations Shop Rite 314 Route 15 Wharton Shop Rite 195 Route 206 South Chester Weis Markets 119 Water Street Newton Shop Rite 2 Clubhouse Drive at Route 31 Washington Shop Rite 1207 Route 22 Phillipsburg The hardest hit counties include Warren 3 900 customers Sussex 3 800 customers Morris 1 200 customers JCP L currently anticipates that the majority of customers without power will be restored by 7 00 p m with the remaining customers by Saturday Approximately 40 000 JCP L customers were originally affected by the storm To report an outage customers should call 1 888 LIGHTSS 1 888 544 4877 Customers also should immediately report downed wires to their electric company or local police or fire department Always assume downed wires are carrying electricity and keep children and pets away from downed wires The latest storm information is available via Twitter JCP L Customers can also get information about JCP L on Facebook at www facebook com JCPandL Contact Ron Morano JCP L 973 401 8097

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