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Jobs Alliance Hosts Ambassador Contest

January 15, 2019

The Ohio Clean Energy Jobs Alliance (OCEJA) held an employee contest at Davis-Besse and Perry during the holidays to get friends and family members to sign up to join OCEJA and demonstrate their support for the nuclear plants. OCEJA is a coalition of Ohio community leaders and organizations committed to preserving the jobs, economic benefits,…

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Fort Martin Stacks Capped

January 11, 2019

Just days before Christmas, workers at Fort Martin made sure nothing could come down their chimneys. In a carefully planned, well executed procedure, two decommissioned stacks were permanently capped with enormous three-and-a-quarter ton stainless steel domes, flown into place by helicopter. The chimneys have been out of use since 2009, when new stacks and a…

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FirstEnergy Receives EEI’s Emergency Recovery Award

January 11, 2019

FirstEnergy has earned recognition for its emergency response efforts from the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) for the 13th consecutive year. The company received the “Emergency Recovery Award” for efforts to restore service to nearly 470,000 of our customers in Pennsylvania and New Jersey following severe thunderstorms in May 2018. The storms brought nearly 36 hours…

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W.Va. Rate Settlement Approved

January 8, 2019

Mon Power and Potomac Edison recently announced that the Public Service Commission (PSC) of West Virginia has approved a settlement agreement that will lower electric rates by more than $77 million in 2019 due to reduced costs for fuel, purchased power and energy efficiency programs. The settlement was negotiated by the utilities, PSC Staff, the…

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Providing Hope to Pennsylvania Food Banks

January 7, 2019

The FirstEnergy Foundation has donated $25,000 to support Fill a Glass with Hope®, the first statewide charitable fresh milk program in the nation. The grant was presented on Jan. 4 in Harrisburg by Linda Moss, president, Pennsylvania Operations. Since it began in 2015, Fill a Glass with Hope has helped Pennsylvania’s food banks provide more than 10…

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Remembering Former FirstEnergy Executive

January 7, 2019

Richard “Dick” Grigg Jr., former FirstEnergy executive, passed away in late December at the age of 70. He lived near Milwaukee, Wis. Dick was executive vice president and president of FirstEnergy Utilities from 2008 until his retirement in 2010. During that time, he led several business units, including Energy Delivery, Customer Service and FERC Compliance.…

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Continuous Community Support

January 4, 2019

The FirstEnergy Foundation provides support to numerous nonprofit organizations throughout the year. Here are a few recent examples.

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