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HB6 Passes House, Moves to Senate

June 11, 2019

House Bill 6, which would recognize the value of carbon-free electricity generated by Ohio’s nuclear plants is moving on to the State Senate after passing the Ohio House May 29 on a 53-43 vote. Dozens of nuclear employees from Davis-Besse, Perry and the West Akron Campus were on hand to witness the proceedings along with…

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Dry Fuel Campaign Preps Begin at Davis-Besse

June 10, 2019

Davis-Besse will be conducting another Dry Fuel Storage Campaign this year. Prior to that, additional storage modules are needed on the nuclear plant’s ISFSI (independent spent fuel storage installation) pad. Parts for the new horizontal storage modules (HSMs) began arriving at the site this week. The plant’s eight existing HSMs arrived in one piece by train,…

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Economic Development Champion

June 10, 2019

Congratulations to Pat Kelly, director, Economic Development, who was recently honored by Team NEO, a business development organization focused on creating jobs for northeast Ohio residents. Pat was recognized as a regional economic development champion at a Team NEO event in early May in Cleveland. Pat has worked with Team NEO for many years. He…

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Celebrating 100 Years of Service

June 7, 2019

In 1919, the Paris Peace Conference was underway as diplomats negotiated the treaty that would formally end the Great War. Baseball was being played around the country in a season that would culminate in the World Series known for the Chicago Black Sox fixing scandal. On a more positive note, Jackie Robinson was born; he…

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Fort Martin Completes Bulk Material Maintenance, Improvement

June 7, 2019

Most fuel arrives at the Fort Martin Power Station by barge, with a single barge delivering a thousand tons of coal. At a plant that uses more than 2.8 million tons of coal each year, that’s a lot of wear and tear on the barge unloading equipment. Workers recently completed a 14-day Bulk Material Outage at…

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Science and Technology Fun

June 6, 2019

FirstEnergy employees volunteer for a wide range of community events. Here are examples of employees lending a helping hand for robotics and science competitions. KSS Robotics in Kent, Ohio, received $1,000 from the FirstEnergy Foundation to support a FIRST Tech Challenge competition for 28 local teams at Kent State University. FirstEnergy employees volunteered as judges,…

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JCP&L Takes Flight Again

June 6, 2019

Where can you see the Jersey Central Power & Light name spiral and zoom through the sky on a high-performance stunt plane? At the annual Greenwood Lake Air Show in West Milford, N.J. As it has done the past several years, JCP&L sponsored this high-flying event June 1-2 at the Greenwood Lake Airport. Stunt pilot…

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