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  • Toledo Edison Warns Customers About Door-To-Door Sales Fraud
    Warns Custo Toledo Edison Warns Customers About Door To Door Sales Fraud TOLEDO Ohio July 2 2013 Toledo Edison a FirstEnergy NYSE FE utility wants to alert its customers about recent reports of potential door to door utility sales fraud Numerous reports have been received in northwest Ohio of door to door sales people claiming to be from Toledo Edison promising the homeowner they can save money on their electric bills It also has been reported that these sales people may ask to see the customers electric bills We want our customers to know that Toledo Edison and FirstEnergy are not engaged in any door to door sales campaigns said Linda Moss regional president of Toledo Edison In some cases we ve heard the sales people have been quite aggressive We urge our customers to remain vigilant before they admit any person to their residence release any personal information or sign anything presented by an unsolicited visitor All Toledo Edison employees and contractors will have company uniforms and identification with them Customers who have doubts about a visitor claiming to represent Toledo Edison or FirstEnergy or about the information they are being asked to provide should call Toledo Edison at 1 800 447 3333 for verification If the visitor acts suspiciously customers should contact their local police department to report it Toledo Edison serves more than 300 000 customers in northwestern 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 Its generation subsidiaries control more than 20 000 megawatts of capacity from a diversified mix of scrubbed coal non emitting

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  • FirstEnergy Utilities Offer Hot Weather Tips
    hotter weather continues throughout the summer Some common sense hot weather tips include During sunny weather close drapes or blinds on the sunny side of your home to prevent the sun from directly heating the inside of your home Set your air conditioner s thermostat to as high a temperature as is comfortable Every degree you can increase the temperature in your home will result in using about 3 percent less energy during the hottest summer days Use fans moving air cools your skin faster resulting in greater comfort on hot days Use a programmable thermostat to keep the temperature in your home warmer during the work day then set it to be cooler by the time you arrive home For window air conditioners only operate the unit while someone is in the room Keep your refrigerator and freezer as full as you can Frozen or cold items in the refrigerator help keep other items cool reducing the amount of work your refrigerator has to do to maintain a lower temperature Close rooms you don t use regularly during the summer and close the air conditioning vents in those rooms as well Try to avoid using heat producing appliances in your home during the hottest hours of the day The less heat you produce in your home the less work your air conditioner will have to do Consider investing in ENERGY STAR appliances or HVAC systems Your utility company may offer rebates on these purchases and tax deductions may apply as well Check your furnace filter and if necessary change it Clogged filters waste energy and money by forcing your HVAC system to work harder than necessary For a variety of important information regarding energy usage FirstEnergy customers are urged to visit www firstenergycorp com The operating companies also will

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  • JCP&L Offering Education Grants for the 2013-2014 School Year
    L Offering Education JCP L Offering Education Grants for the 2013 2014 School Year MORRISTOWN N J June 24 2013 Jersey Central Power Light JCP L is offering education grants of up to 500 for creative classroom projects planned for the 2013 2014 school year The Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics STEM Classroom Grants are awarded for creative individual classroom projects for grades pre kindergarten 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 Our goals are to encourage innovative classroom learning in the STEM subjects across our New Jersey service territory to support professional development for educators in these critical areas and to expose both students and teachers to the wide variety of career possibilities in the STEM fields of study said Elaine Vincent FirstEnergy s New Jersey manager of community involvement The students who benefit from these programs could someday work at JCP L as engineers scientists accountants analysts information technologists and electricians STEM grant applications must be submitted by September 16 2013 The application and more information about grant criteria are available on FirstEnergy s website www firstenergycorp com community education educational grants html 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 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 Accepting Grant Applications from Educators
    Accepting Gra FirstEnergy Accepting Grant Applications from Educators AKRON Ohio June 24 2013 FirstEnergy Corp NYSE FE is offering education grants of up to 500 for creative classroom projects planned for the 2013 2014 school year The Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics STEM Classroom Grants are awarded for creative individual classroom projects for grades pre kindergarten 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 Our goals are to encourage innovative classroom learning in the STEM subjects to support professional development for educators in these critical areas and to expose both students and teachers to the wide variety of career possibilities in the STEM fields of study said Delores Jones manager Community Initiatives The students who benefit from these programs could someday work at FirstEnergy as engineers scientists accountants analysts information technologists and electricians STEM grant applications must be submitted by September 16 2013 The application and more information about grant criteria are available on FirstEnergy s website www firstenergycorp com community education educational grants html 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 pumped storage hydro and other renewables and has a total generating capacity

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  • FirstEnergy's Ohio Utilities to Reduce Customer Costs by $106 Million Through Securitization Transaction
    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 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

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/firstenergy-s-ohio-utilities-to-reduce-customer-costs-by--106-mi.html (2016-02-13)
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  • Proposed JCP&L Oceanview Transmission Project Will Enhance Reliability and Meet Increased Customer Demand
    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 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

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/proposed-jcp-l-oceanview-transmission-project-will-enhance-relia.html (2016-02-13)
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  • West Penn Power Continues Vegetation Management Work to Enhance System Reliability
    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 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

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  • MEDIA ADVISORY - Transmission Line Construction Project Linking Davis-Besse Power Station and Substation Near Sandusky
    ADVISORY Transmis MEDIA ADVISORY Transmission Line Construction Project Linking Davis Besse Power Station and Substation Near Sandusky WHO FirstEnergy Transmission Line Construction Project Linking Davis Besse Power Station and Substation Near Sandusky WHAT Minimizing wetland impact by using helicopters to string new high voltage transmission lines between towers Dramatic photo opportunities will be available showing workers on helicopter platforms attaching new transmission lines WHEN Wednesday June 19 2013 at 10 30 a m WHERE Construction Staging Area County Road 216 and County Road 261 Riley Ohio From the intersection of County Roads 216 and 261 take the gravel access road east for about 0 7 miles and park along the side of the road Map http tinyurl com mwjcpoq WHY This 345 kilovolt transmission line will be installed on existing towers that run from the Davis Besse Nuclear Power Plant to a new substation on Route 4 in Sandusky County a distance of about 30 miles While some of the towers along the route are accessible from the ground several of the towers are located in sensitive wetland areas and accessing these towers from the air minimizes the environmental impact of the work PLEASE RSVP IF YOU PLAN TO ATTEND

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