Company News & Information

Do You Have Home Electrical Projects?

September 19, 2019

FirstEnergy employees qualify for  10%* off. To request a quote, call 1-800-505-7283 or click here. Be sure to mention you are a FirstEnergy employee to receive a 10% discount. With winter right around the corner, you can focus on other projects while your electrical work is performed safely by highly trained independent professional contractors. This…

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Customer Shout Out

September 19, 2019

Service personnel at The Illuminating Company (CEI) responded to severe damage caused by a Sept. 13 storm – including a microburst in Cleveland Heights. A CEI customer in the hard-hit community sent the following email – with the subject line Thank You for Your Outstanding Service. I would like to take this opportunity to commend…

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A Special ‘Thank You’ for Greensburg Hazard Responders

September 17, 2019

When a severe thunderstorm blows through a neighborhood in our service territory – sending tree  branches and power lines down across the street – the first person a customer may see as part of our service restoration process is a hazard responder. Hazard responders are dispatched quickly during major storm restoration events to locations where…

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A Derby Tradition

September 17, 2019

​One of the biggest volunteer events in the Akron region is the FirstEnergy All-American Soap Box Derby. Each year, our employees support this legacy event, which draws racers and spectators from around the world. This year was no different. Watch it now.

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Microburst Causes Major Damage

September 16, 2019

​It’s not as powerful as a tornado, but a microburst – a type of weather phenomenon the National Weather Service (NWS) confirms occurred in the Cleveland Heights, Ohio, area on the night of Sept. 13 – still managed to cause a great deal of damage for customers, communities and FirstEnergy Utilities (FEU) restoration crews to…

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JCP&L Sponsors N.J. State Fair − and a Robot

September 13, 2019

Dōmo Arigatō, Mr. Roboto*​ Visitors to the recent New Jersey State Fair were greeted by a high-tech strolling act dressed in a Jersey Central Power & Light T-shirt and baseball cap. It was OSCAR the Robot! As a sponsor of the fair, JCP&L arranged for an appearance by OSCAR, who wheeled about the grounds entertaining…

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A Dream Come True

September 12, 2019

Many of us would panic at the thought of performing in front of a large audience – especially singing our national anthem. But not Mark Bair, construction site coordinator, York office. His long-time dream has been to perform the “The Star-Spangled Banner” before the start of a baseball game. This summer Mark got his wish.…

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