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  • JCP&L Names William Stevenson Manager of Emergency Preparedness
    Releases JCP L Names William Steve JCP L Names William Stevenson Manager of Emergency Preparedness New Role Will Support Emergency Response Initiatives Morristown N J Jersey Central Power Light JCP L has named William Stevenson manager of Emergency Preparedness a new position that was established to enhance coordination and engagement with the New Jersey Regional Operations Intelligence Center ROIC and county offices of emergency management Previously Stevenson had served as senior safety representative for JCP L Stevenson has more than 45 years of experience as a firefighter safety instructor and emergency responder In his 42 years with JCP L he has worked in a variety of safety related positions He also is certified in the Federal Emergency Management Agency s FEMA Incident Command System Bill has a wealth of safety related experience and a proven track record in emergency response and preparedness said Anthony Hurley JCP L vice president of Operations His expertise will play an important role in our enhanced emergency response activities which is part of JCP L s commitment to continuous improvement in all operational areas Stevenson holds several State of New Jersey Division of Fire Safety certifications is a member of the Point Pleasant Fire Department where he also has served as fire chief He is as an instructor at the Ocean and Monmouth Fire Academies In addition he is an executive board member of the New Jersey Safety Council and a member of the board of directors and vice president of the New Jersey Emergency Preparedness Association 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 on Facebook at www

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  • FirstEnergy Utilities Offer Tips on How to Use Energy Wisely During Excessive Summer Heat
    reported outages Customers also can use text messaging to report outages request updates on restoration efforts and make other inquiries about their account Customers can sign up for text messaging by texting REG to 544487 LIGHTS Additional sign up instructions a guide to texting codes and terms and conditions can be found at www firstenergycorp com connect The alert and text message services are provided free of charge to FirstEnergy customers However mobile carriers may charge customers to send and receive text messages or use data services Customers should contact their carrier for more details about message and data rates 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 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 Hurricane Sandy 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 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 CAIR and 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 unscrubbed regulated and competitive fossil units including the decision to deactivate

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/firstenergy-utilities-offer-tips-on-how-to-use-energy-wisely-dur.html (2016-02-13)
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  • FirstEnergy Corp. Declares Unchanged Common Stock Dividend
    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 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 CAIR and 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 unscrubbed 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 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 market conditions that could affect the measurement of liabilities and the value of assets held in our NDTs pension trusts and other trust funds and cause us and our subsidiaries to make additional

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  • MEDIA ADVISORY - FirstEnergy Storm Update
    Releases MEDIA ADVISORY FirstEne MEDIA ADVISORY FirstEnergy Storm Update AKRON Ohio FirstEnergy NYSE FE utility crews continue working to restore about 40 000 customers who remain without service after strong storms moved through our service areas in Ohio Pennsylvania and West Virginia More than 200 000 FirstEnergy utility customers were affected by the storm As of 10 a m FirstEnergy outage totals include West Penn Power About 11 000 customers Mon Power About 12 000 customers Ohio Edison About 8 400 customers Toledo Edison About 7 000 customers The Illuminating Company Less than 2 000 customers The majority of customers are expected to be restored throughout the day today with customers in some of the more heavily damaged areas restored by midnight Friday FirstEnergy customer call centers are fully staffed 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 News Media Contacts Todd Meyers West Penn Power Mon Power 888 233 3583

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/firstenergy-storm-update.html (2016-02-13)
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  • FirstEnergy to Deactivate Two Coal-Fired Power Plants in Pennsylvania
    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 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 Hurricane Sandy 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 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 CAIR and 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 unscrubbed 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 federal reliability standards and energy efficiency and peak demand reduction mandates changes in customers demand for power including

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/firstenergy-to-deactivate-two-coal-fired-power-plants-in-pennsyl.html (2016-02-13)
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  • FirstEnergy Foundation Contributes $5,000 to Erie County Chapter of the American Red Cross
    to Erie County Chapter of the American Red Cross Funds Support Relief Following Tornado and Severe Storms READING Pa July 8 2013 The FirstEnergy Foundation has contributed 5 000 to the American Red Cross Erie County Chapter to support relief efforts for residents affected by recent severe storms and a tornado in Erie and Crawford counties FirstEnergy Corp NYSE FE is the parent company of Pennsylvania Electric Penelec Company which was particularly impacted by severe weather The storms slammed into the area particularly Edinboro and Union City on May 28 2013 causing severe damage to buildings and homes The storms and tornado also caused widespread power outages in portions of the Penelec territory Penelec was a vital partner in the response efforts in Union City and continues to support the relief efforts through this donation said Pam Masi Chief Executive Officer American Red Cross Erie County Chapter We appreciate the company s dedication to the Red Cross mission through their Board leadership financial support and volunteerism Our company has a long standing tradition of supporting the communities we serve said Scott Wyman regional president of Penelec Providing this timely grant to the local American Red Cross chapter will help those who are still recovering from the effects of the storm The FirstEnergy Foundation is funded solely by FirstEnergy Corp and provides support to non profit tax exempt health and human services agencies educational organizations cultural and arts programs and institutions and civic groups in areas served by FirstEnergy s 10 electric operating companies and in areas where the company has facilities Penelec serves approximately 590 000 customers in 31 Pennsylvania counties 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

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/firstenergy-foundation-contributes--5-000-to-erie-county-chapter.html (2016-02-13)
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  • FirstEnergy Foundation Contributes $5,000 to Local American Red Cross Chapter
    Co FirstEnergy Foundation Contributes 5 000 to Local American Red Cross Chapter Funds Support Relief Following Devastating Torrential Rains and Flooding READING Pa July 8 2013 The FirstEnergy Foundation has contributed 5 000 to the American Red Cross Heartland Chapter to support relief efforts for residents affected by recent torrential rains and flooding in Clearfield and Jefferson counties FirstEnergy Corp NYSE FE is the parent company of Pennsylvania Electric Company Penelec whose customers were particularly impacted by severe weather The storm slammed into Dubois and the surrounding area the week of June 27 2013 flooding major roadways and causing widespread power outages in portions of the Penelec territory As a nonprofit organization the local Red Cross relies on its generous donors like FirstEnergy to continue its lifesaving work in Jefferson and Clearfield counties said Jason Bange executive director of the Red Cross PA Heartland Chapter This donation will allow us to continue to provide vital assistance to affected residents Our company has a long standing tradition of supporting the communities we serve said Scott Wyman regional president of Penelec Providing this timely grant to the local American Red Cross chapter will help those who are still recovering from the effects of the storm The FirstEnergy Foundation is funded solely by FirstEnergy Corp and provides support to non profit tax exempt health and human services agencies educational organizations cultural and arts programs and institutions and civic groups in areas served by FirstEnergy s 10 electric operating companies and in areas where the company has facilities Penelec serves approximately 590 000 customers in 31 Pennsylvania counties 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/firstenergy-foundation-contributes--5-000-to-local-american-red-.html (2016-02-13)
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  • Met-Ed Contributes $10,000 to Gettysburg Foundation to Help Commemorate 150th Anniversary of Historic Battle
    10 00 Met Ed Contributes 10 000 to Gettysburg Foundation to Help Commemorate 150th Anniversary of Historic Battle READING Pa July 2 2013 A 10 000 contribution made by FirstEnergy Corp NYSE FE subsidiary Metropolitan Edison Met Ed is helping the Gettysburg Foundation commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg the most famous battle of the American Civil War The town of Gettysburg and the battlefield site are located in Met Ed s southeast Pennsylvania service area The Battle of Gettysburg the largest battle ever fought in North America draws significant interest throughout the country and this commemorative event also is receiving global attention A variety of events have been planned and will run through July 7 to honor the sacrifices made during the famous battle We are honored to support this milestone anniversary of one of the most important events in our nation s history said Mike Doran Met Ed s regional president As a company supporting this commemorative event takes on added significance since the Battle of Gettysburg took place in our service territory The Battle of Gettysburg anniversary events have been recognized by the travel industry as a top 10 travel destination for 2013 Met Ed leadership including its Operations Substation Transmission and Vegetation Management departments worked with Gettysburg officials to ensure the event s success by developing special operational and staffing plans designed to accommodate the increased number of tourists that are anticipated during the 10 day event 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 Met Ed serves approximately 550 000 customers in 15 Pennsylvania counties Follow Met Ed

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