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  • Potomac Edison Encourages West Virginia Customers with Billing Questions to Phone Customer Contact Center
    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 including but not limited to coal natural gas and oil market prices and availability and their impact on retail margins financial derivative reforms that could increase our liquidity needs and collateral costs the continued ability of our regulated utilities to collect transition and other 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 successfully complete the

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  • FirstEnergy Solutions to Hold Energy Seminar for Large Businesses in Pittsburgh and Surrounding Areas
    in Pittsburgh and Surrounding Areas AKRON Ohio April 26 2013 Large businesses served by Duquesne Light West Penn Power and Penn Power are invited to attend a free educational seminar about saving money through electric choice and planning for upcoming capacity price changes These events are being offered by FirstEnergy Solutions one of the nation s largest electric generation suppliers The program includes discussion on energy policy electric and capacity prices available rebates and ways customers can avoid higher costs The event is being held from 8 00 a m until 11 00 a m on Wednesday May 1 2013 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Pittsburgh Monroeville 101 Mall Boulevard Monroeville PA 15146 Large businesses can register for this free educational event by going to www fes com summit or calling 330 315 6939 Small businesses and residents in the area can view money saving offers by going online to http www fes com FirstEnergy Solutions a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp NYSE FE provides competitive electric generation supply and other energy related products and services to more than 2 5 million customers and is a licensed supplier in Ohio Pennsylvania New Jersey Maryland Michigan and Illinois 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 nuclear natural gas hydro pumped storage hydro and other renewables Follow FirstEnergy on Twitter FirstEnergyCorp FirstEnergy Solutions is an unregulated subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp and is not regulated by the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission A customer is not required to buy electricity

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  • FirstEnergy Receives Tree Care Award from National Arbor Day Foundation
    Line USA utility by the National Arbor Day Foundation in cooperation with the National Association of State Foresters The award recognizes investor owned and public utility companies electric gas and water that promote the dual goals of dependable utility service and abundant healthy trees along America s streets and highways Award winning companies demonstrate excellence in tree care training and public education Because tree contacts typically are one of the biggest causes of customer power outages our employees and contractors work hard to strike a balance between ensuring safe and reliable electric service while maintaining the natural beauty in the communities we serve said Steven E Strah vice president Distribution Support FirstEnergy Our tree care program combines the best practices of certified arborists and foresters to keep vegetation away from power lines and other electric equipment which helps reduce the number and severity of service interruptions our customers experience Trees are a critical part of urban landscapes all across the United States said John Rosenow founder and chief executive of the Arbor Day Foundation Service providers like FirstEnergy utilities show that taking care of urban trees is good for business for customers and for the community To achieve the Tree Line USA designation companies must meet five program standards follow industry criteria for quality tree care provide annual training for employees in best tree care practices sponsor tree planting and public education programs on appropriate plantings maintain a tree based energy conservation program and participate in Arbor Day events In addition to enhancing service reliability and natural beauty FirstEnergy s investment in vegetation management programs also is designed to help ensure the public safety and the safety of utility line crews especially during storms and other hazardous conditions FirstEnergy is a diversified energy company dedicated to safety reliability and operational

    Original URL path: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/newsroom/news_releases/firstenergy-receives-tree-care-award-from-national-arbor-day-fou.html (2016-02-13)
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  • Potomac Edison Spend of $55 Million in 2013 Designed to Enhance Electric System and Reliability
    W Va Transferring more than 1 700 Potomac Edison customers in the Augusta area of Hampshire County W Va to another circuit to improve service reliability Inspecting and proactively replacing distribution and sub transmission utility poles in the Potomac Edison service area The inspection process is conducted on a 10 year cycle in Maryland and a 12 year cycle in West Virginia Approximately 33 000 utility poles will be inspected in 2013 with about 500 expected to be replaced Potomac Edison serves about 250 000 customers in seven Maryland counties and 132 000 customers in the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia Follow Potomac Edison on Twitter PotomacEdison 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 including but not limited to coal natural gas and oil market prices and availability and their impact on retail margins financial derivative reforms that could increase our liquidity needs and collateral costs the continued ability of our regulated utilities to collect transition and other 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

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  • JCP&L Arbor Day Events Include Free Seedlings
    Light JCP L is sponsoring two Arbor Day events next week that will include giving away 1 000 free tree seedlings The events also feature several speakers on various planting and gardening techniques The workshops will be held April 23 2013 in Morristown and April 26 2013 in Lincroft JCP L s Arbor Day events will take place beginning at 10 a m at the following locations April 23 Frelinghuysen Arboretum Haggerty Education Center 353 East Hanover Avenue Morristown April 26 Thompson Park Visitors Center Beech Room 805 Newman Springs Road Lincroft The seedling giveaways will take place while supplies last at each location from 11 a m to 1 p m At least 500 seedlings will be available at each location with a limit of one per household As part of the activities JCP L s certified tree experts will provide information about the best types of trees to plant to not interfere with power lines or other electrical equipment In addition the Morristown event will include a presentation by Master Gardener Bill Moran and the Lincroft event will include a presentation by Master Gardener Joel Whitman The Arbor Day events are tied to the fact that JCP L has been recognized for the 15 th consecutive year as a Tree Line USA award winner by the Arbor Day Foundation Tree Line USA is a national program recognizing public and private utility companies for practices that protect and enhance America s urban forests Tree Line USA standards include training employees in quality tree care practices educating the public about planting trees for energy conservation and helping homeowners plant appropriate trees near utility lines JCP L is a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp NYSE FE JCP L serves 1 1 million customers in the counties of Burlington Essex Hunterdon Mercer Middlesex

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  • West Penn Power Spend of $110 Million in 2013 Designed to Enhance Electric System and Reliability
    Farm Substation in the areas of Chartiers Township in Washington County Pa and Houston Pa Spending more than 11 million on various projects to expand the distribution system throughout West Penn Power s 24 county service area Inspecting and replacing distribution poles in the West Penn Power service area has begun This inspection process is conducted on a 12 year cycle in Pennsylvania and replacement work is scheduled to be completed by the end of fall West Penn Power serves about 720 000 customers in 24 Pennsylvania counties Follow West Penn Power on Twitter W Penn Power 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 including but not limited to coal natural gas and oil market prices and availability and their impact on retail margins financial derivative reforms that could increase our liquidity needs and collateral costs the continued ability of our regulated utilities to collect transition and other 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

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  • JCP&L Continues Vegetation Management Work to Enhance System Reliability
    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 including but not limited to coal natural gas and oil market prices and availability and their impact on retail margins financial derivative reforms that could increase our liquidity needs and collateral costs the continued ability of our regulated utilities to collect transition and other 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

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  • Penelec Spend of $105 Million in 2013 Designed to Enhance Electric System and Reliability
    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 including but not limited to coal natural gas and oil market prices and availability and their impact on retail margins financial derivative reforms that could increase our liquidity needs and collateral costs the continued ability of our regulated utilities to collect transition and other 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

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