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  • FirstEnergy Foundation and Toledo Edison Employees Donate Nearly $300,000 to United Way of Greater Toledo
    and the FirstEnergy NYSE FE Foundation have pledged almost 300 000 to the United Way of Greater Toledo to support its 2012 2013 annual campaign A check for 95 000 for the first installment of the Foundation pledge was presented to the United Way June 13 Toledo Edison employees the FirstEnergy Foundation and The United Way of Greater Toledo share the goal of improving the vitality of our community said Linda Moss regional president of Toledo Edison We re proud to continue our strong support for the United Way and the essential work of its agencies in northwest Ohio FirstEnergy s foundation and employees have a strong tradition of giving generously to the United Way across the company s six state service area providing more than 4 million to support the 2012 2013 campaign Companies like Toledo Edison along with its generous employees have deep roots in the community which makes our ongoing work possible said Karen Mathison president and CEO of the United Way of Greater Toledo When combined with the generous support of the FirstEnergy Foundation our agencies can meet even more needs in the community The FirstEnergy Foundation is funded solely by Akron based 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 ten electric operating companies including Toledo Edison and in areas where the company has facilities Toledo Edison serves about 310 000 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

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  • Potomac Edison Continues Vegetation Management Work to Enhance System Reliability
    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 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

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  • Mon Power Continues Vegetation Management Work to Enhance System Reliability
    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 improve our credit metrics and strengthen

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  • FirstEnergy Utilities Prepare for Summer Storms
    1 888 544 4877 to report their outage or click the Report Outage link on www firstenergycorp com via smartphone For updated information on the company s storm preparation efforts current outages FirstEnergy s storm restoration process and tips for staying safe customers are urged to visit the 24 7 Power Center at www firstenergycorp com outages The operating companies also will provide updates via Twitter Toledo Edison ToledoEdison The Illuminating Company IlluminatingCo Ohio Edison OhioEdison Mon Power MonPowerWV JCP L JCP L Penn Power Penn Power Penelec Penelec Met ED Met Ed Potomac Edison PotomacEdison West Penn Power W Penn Power FirstEnergy s new texting and alert services and continued enhancements to its website and outage maps have made it easier for customers to report outages and obtain restoration information Customers can subscribe to receive alert notifications via email or text message that contain information about bills weather conditions that may impact electrical service or updates on reported outages Customers also can use text messaging to report outages request updates on restoration efforts and make other inquiries about their electric accounts 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 online 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 utilize data services Customers should contact their carrier for more details about message and data rates The alert and text messaging services are the latest additions to the suite of mobile technology recently introduced for customers Earlier this year the company launched smartphone apps for Apple iPhone and Android devices and a mobile website that is accessible by using a smartphone to visit www firstenergycorp com Customers can also view power outages on FirstEnergy s mobile accessible 24 7 Power Center outage maps or receive information view photos and watch video on the company s social media accounts Outage Preparation Tips Customers can take the following steps to prepare for the possibility of outages caused by summer storms Keep a flashlight and extra batteries handy Use care when burning candles open flames are a fire hazard If you have a water well and pump keep an emergency supply of bottled water and or fill your bathtub with fresh water Stock an emergency supply of convenience foods that do not require cooking Keep a battery powered radio with extra batteries on hand Tune to a local station for current storm information Have a hard wired telephone or a charged cell phone handy in the event you need to report your electricity is out Mobile phones can be charged in your vehicle using a car charger when the power is out If you have a smart phone this will ensure you have access to online information sources Downed Wires Customers should immediately report downed wires to their local

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/firstenergy-utilities-prepare-for-summer-storms.html (2016-02-13)
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  • Potomac Edison Honored by Maryland State Chamber for Supporting Small Business Vendors
    Md June 11 2013 Potomac Edison a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp NYSE FE has been recognized by the Maryland Chamber of Commerce with its 2013 Business Breakthrough Large Employer Partner in Business Award for the utility s ongoing commitment to support small and minority owned businesses In 2012 Potomac Edison purchased about 38 percent of its goods and services from small businesses including nearly 20 percent procured from certified minority owned businesses The company does business with 48 local small businesses The Maryland Chamber is pleased to honor Potomac Edison which is leading the way when it comes to supplier diversity said Maryland Chamber President and CEO Kathy Snyder Potomac Edison has fully embraced Maryland s spirit of inclusion said James A Sears president of FirstEnergy s Maryland Operations We adhere to business practices that support women minority and service disabled veteran owned enterprises It just makes good business sense Diversifying our vendor base with small businesses helps enhance competition among suppliers resulting in more innovative products and services The Maryland chamber presented Potomac Edison with the award at a recent luncheon ceremony in Baltimore The annual Business Breakthrough awards program showcases Maryland businesses for breakthrough performance innovation and growth The Maryland Washington Minority Contractors Association nominated Potomac Edison for the award Potomac Edison spent 3 million with local contractors in 2011 to renovate its regional headquarters in Williamsport with 20 percent of the dollars spent on the project for services and materials benefiting minority owned businesses The list of opportunities for small businesses to partner with Potomac Edison is long equipment services materials construction ventures legal technology related research and development testing and more To learn more about opportunities to partner with Potomac Edison and other FirstEnergy operating companies visit https www firstenergycorp com content fecorp supplychain html Potomac

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  • Met-Ed Launches Facebook Page for Enhanced Customer Communications
    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 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

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  • JCP&L Expands Suite of Industry-Leading Customer Communication Tools with Launch of New Outage Information on Website
    information page with specific information about the event In addition customers can follow JCP L on Twitter JCP L and on Facebook at www facebook com JCPandL JCP L recently added customer service and storm support personnel to its social media team 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 facebook com JCPandL or online at www jcp l com Apple and iPhone are registered trademarks of Apple Inc 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 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

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  • JCP&L Planning for Hurricane Season
    other inquiries about their electric accounts 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 online at www firstenergycorp com connect The alert and text message services are provided free of charge to JCP L customers however mobile carriers may charge customers to send and receive text messages or utilize data services Customers should contact their carrier for more details about message and data rates The alert and text messaging services are the latest additions to the suite of mobile technology recently introduced for customers Earlier this year the company launched smartphone apps for Apple iPhone and Android devices and a mobile website that is accessible by using a smartphone to visit www firstenergycorp com Customers can also view power outages on FirstEnergy s mobile accessible 24 7 Power Center outage maps or receive information view photos and watch video on the company s social media accounts 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 facebook com JCPandL or online at www jcp l com Apple and iPhone are registered trademarks of Apple Inc 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

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