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  • MEDIA ADVISORY - JCP&L Storm Restoration Update
    MEDIA ADVISORY JCP L Storm Restoration Update Storm Restoration Update September 13 2013 10 00 a m Morristown N J Jersey Central Power Light JCP L utility crews assisted by personnel from FirstEnergy utilities Pennsylvania Electric Company and Potomac Edison and local contractors continue working to restore service to about 13 000 customers who remain without power after strong storms moved through its New Jersey service areas last night The hardest hit counties include Warren 5 500 customers Sussex 3 900 customers Morris 1 900 customers JCP L currently anticipates that 90 percent of customers without power will be restored by 7 00 p m with 98 percent restored by midnight Final repairs to remaining individual customers are expected to be completed by noon Saturday Approximately 40 000 JCP L customers were originally affected by the storm As a result of the severe weather JCP L has activated its Incident Command process The company also has deployed crews and resources from its central New Jersey service area to the hardest hit counties in the north To report an outage customers should call 1 888 LIGHTSS 1 888 544 4877 or click the Report Outage link on www firstenergycorp com 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 facbook com JCPandL Customers also can utilize JCP L s mobile website or text messaging service to report outages and obtain restoration information Customers can sign up for text messaging by texting REG to 544487 LIGHTS Additional information about text messaging text and email alerts and

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/media-advisory---jcp-l-storm-restoration-update.html (2016-02-13)
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  • FirstEnergy Utilities Launch Request for Proposal for 2013 Solar and Renewable Energy Credits
    nuclear natural gas hydro pumped storage hydro and other renewables 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 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 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

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/firstenergy-utilities-launch-request-for-proposal-for-2013-solar.html (2016-02-13)
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  • FirstEnergy Again Named Top Utility for Economic Development by Site Selection Magazine
    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 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 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 adverse legal decisions and outcomes related to Metropolitan Edison Company s and Pennsylvania Electric Company s ability to recover

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/firstenergy-again-named-top-utility-for-economic-development-by-0.html (2016-02-13)
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  • JCP&L and USDA Wildlife Services Work Together to Save Osprey Nest
    worked together to save an osprey nest this summer in Monmouth County by moving it to a new location The ospreys a threatened species had endangered themselves and created the potential to disrupt service to customers by building the nest on top of a JCP L utility pole with energized wires JCP L line crews from Union Beach volunteered their time over a weekend to install a new pole and nest box then carefully moved the osprey nest and eggs to the new location The nest box was built by a local Eagle Scout who helped initiate the project I am proud of our employees for their dedication and support of this project because it mirrors the company s commitment to protecting the environment said JCP L President Jim Fakult By working together with USDA and the New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife we can help support a better future for threatened wildlife like the osprey There was an urgent need to remove and transfer the nest because of where it was located said Kimberly Gurlavich USDA APHIS wildlife biologist The JCP L line crews were extremely professional and diligent in their efforts They maintained the integrity of the nest and eggs as well as the welfare of the birds In the past osprey numbers were at risk but have since undergone a resurgence and are found virtually worldwide near coasts lakes and rivers where they hunt for food In New Jersey the population had dropped to just 50 pairs in the mid 1970s Since then New Jersey osprey numbers have recovered to near historic levels of more than 480 nesting pairs Developing alternative nesting sites have played an important part in the recovery JCP L is a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp NYSE FE JCP L serves 1 1

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/jcp-l-and-usda-wildlife-services-work-together-to-save-osprey-ne.html (2016-02-13)
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  • FirstEnergy Subsidiaries Apply for Authorization to Sell Eleven Hydroelectric Power Stations to Harbor Hydro Holdings, LLC
    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 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 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 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

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/firstenergy-subsidiaries-apply-for-authorization-to-sell-eleven-.html (2016-02-13)
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  • JCP&L Warns Customers About Possible Scams
    their home particularly if the salesperson claims to be affiliated with JCP L JCP L employees and contractors do not engage in telemarketing or door to door sales for the purpose of encouraging residential customers to switch energy suppliers JCP L employees do not ask for sensitive information such as social security numbers or bank account numbers In addition JCP L employees do not ask customers to provide a copy of their electric bill Virtually all visits to customer homes by company representatives or contractors are prearranged by the customer or through a call to the customer All JCP L and FirstEnergy employees and contractors must carry company issued photo identification If someone claiming to be from JCP L comes to your door ask to see the individual s identification If customers have any doubts about a caller or visitor claiming to represent JCP L or FirstEnergy or about the information they are being asked to provide they can call JCP L at 1 800 662 3115 for verification If the caller or visitor is a scammer customers should contact their local police department to report the fraud While the practice is not used by JCP L other electricity suppliers licensed by the state may use agents to conduct door to door or telephone marketing or sales activities Their activities must comply with all federal state and municipal laws and regulations JCP L reminds customers that if they choose to shop for their electricity supply they should evaluate all offers carefully and pick the one that is best suited for their situation In addition before switching customers should be sure they fully understand all the terms of any supplier s offer Resources on electric deregulation and the New Jersey Energy Choice program are available on the JCP L website at

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/jcp-l-warns-customers-about-possible-scams-.html (2016-02-13)
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  • FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company Names Ernest J. Harkness Site Vice President at Perry Nuclear Power Plant
    Nuclear Opera FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company Names Ernest J Harkness Site Vice President at Perry Nuclear Power Plant AKRON Ohio Aug 30 2013 FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company FENOC a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp NYSE FE has named Ernest Ernie J Harkness site vice president at the Perry Nuclear Power Plant in Perry Ohio In this position he is responsible for overall management direction and coordination of operation of the Perry Plant Harkness replaces Vito Kaminskas who has elected to retire following 38 years in the nuclear industry A seasoned nuclear industry veteran Harkness was formerly site vice president at Exelon Corporation s Oyster Creek Generating Station in Forked River New Jersey and was vice president of Special Projects for Exelon Corporation In addition Harkness has served as a power generation consultant where he provided independent oversight review and improvement initiatives at U S and international nuclear facilities and as a loaned executive to the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations Ernie s strong background in Boiling Water Reactors and proven experience in achieving regulatory and industry standards of excellence will benefit Perry as the site continues safe operations while pursuing performance improvement said FENOC President and Chief Nuclear Officer Pete Sena I am confident his commitment drive and leadership will support Perry s efforts to achieve top industry performance in all areas Harkness holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Drexel University and held a Nuclear Regulatory Commission senior reactor operator license at Hope Creek Generating Station FirstEnergy is a diversified energy company headquartered in Akron Ohio Its FENOC subsidiary operates the Beaver Valley Power Station the Davis Besse Nuclear Power Station and the Perry Nuclear Power Plant More information about FENOC is available at www fenoc com Follow the Perry Nuclear Power Plant on Twitter at Perry

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/firstenergy-nuclear-operating-company-names-ernest-j--harkness-s.html (2016-02-13)
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  • FirstEnergy Education Grant Applications Due September 16, 2013
    AKRON Ohio Aug 30 2013 Educators are reminded to apply for FirstEnergy Corp s NYSE FE education grants for the 2013 2014 school year by September 16 2013 Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics STEM Classroom Grants of up to 500 will be awarded for creative individual classroom projects for grades prekindergarten through 12 The grants are available to educators and youth group leaders located in communities served by FirstEnergy s 10 electric operating companies and in communities where the company operates generating plants or does business Visit www firstenergycorp com community education educational grants html for additional information on grant criteria and to apply Grants will be awarded based on the recommendations of the FirstEnergy Education Advisory Council Winners will be notified by October 7 2013 More than 1 000 STEM grants have been awarded to educators and youth group leaders since 1986 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 diverse generating fleet features non emitting nuclear scrubbed baseload coal natural gas hydro and

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/firstenergy-education-grant-applications-due-september-16--2013-.html (2016-02-13)
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