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Safety Milestones at St. Marys

February 24, 2020

Employees at West Penn Power’s St. Marys Service Center were recognized for their safety commitment in the field and on the road. Members of the group received the President’s Safety Excellence Award for achieving one year without an OSHA-recordable incident and more than one year without a controllable motor vehicle accident. “St. Marys employees earned this…


Making a Good Catch

February 21, 2020

Earlier this year, Fort Martin Power Plant Operator Tyler Snyder was making his routine rounds on the turbine deck when he heard an unusual noise. “It sounded like a piece of tin rattling,” Tyler said. “I thought maybe a gauge line had come loose. You become familiar with the noises typically coming from the plant’s…


Safety Excellence at JCP&L

February 20, 2020

​Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) honored the Lines group at the Flemington Service Center for reaching five years of OSHA-free work. There are 34 employees in the Flemington group. “Achieving five years without an OSHA recordable requires a daily focus – from following safe work practices to mitigating exposure to wearing the required personal…


JCP&L Files Rate Plan

February 19, 2020

​Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) filed an electric rate plan with the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) on Tuesday that will support service reliability enhancements made in recent years, as well as recover costs incurred to restore power to customers following severe storms. “Since our last rate case in 2016, we have…


Monthly Pension Statements Are Now Available Online

February 17, 2020

FirstEnergy is committed to environmental stewardship, including making changes to reduce paper. A new system has been developed by FirstEnergy that will deliver pension pay statements online, making them accessible anytime. This online pension statement system is now available. Follow the instructions below to access your online statement. Registration Go to from any computer,…


Connecting with Coworkers Key to Safety

February 16, 2020

How the Borough of Hopatcong, N.J., got its name is a bit of a mystery.* What isn’t a mystery is how Jersey Central Power & Light’s (JCP&L’s) Hopatcong Substations Group achieved 20 years without incurring an OSHA-recordable injury. ​Good communication has been the key to working safely, according to Mike Guyer, Utility Construction & Maintenance…


West Penn Power Named Customer Champion

February 15, 2020

It may not be as well-known as the Lombardi Trophy, but Escalent’s Utility Residential Customer Champion award – which recognizes a company’s strong engagement with local residential customers – is prestigious in the utility industry. And for 2019, West Penn Power can proudly call itself a customer champion. West Penn Power received the award based…