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Energizing Education

July 26, 2021

Have you ever toured the inside of a substation? Or, traveled more than 40 feet into the air in an aerial bucket? Two Maryland schoolteachers are getting to experience these and other utility-related activities through the Maryland Chamber Foundation’s 2021 Teacher Externship Program with Potomac Edison. The Teacher Externship Program is a four-week learning session…

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Transmission Project Jets Its Way Across the Bay

July 26, 2021

A Transmission Maintenance project replaced a 34.5-kilovolt transmission line that crosses more than a mile of Barnegat Bay to supply power to JCP&L customers on New Jersey’s coastal barrier islands – just in time for Memorial Day weekend, the traditional start of the Jersey Shore’s busy tourist season. Making this job especially challenging – in…

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FirstEnergy Names Soubhagya Parija Vice President and Chief Risk Officer

July 22, 2021

Today, the company announced that Soubhagya Parija has been named vice president and Chief Risk Officer, effective Aug. 16. In this role, he will develop and execute a risk program that reflects FirstEnergy’s core values and behaviors; establish standards and implement robust processes and procedures to ensure risk controls are effective and efficient in identifying, mitigating, and preventing…

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FirstEnergy Announces Second Quarter 2021 Financial Results

July 22, 2021

FirstEnergy today reported second quarter 2021 GAAP earnings of $58 million, or $0.11 per basic and diluted share of common stock, on revenue of $2.6 billion. In the second quarter of 2020, the company reported GAAP earnings of $309 million, or $0.57 per basic and diluted share of common stock, on revenue of $2.5 billion.…

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FirstEnergy Reaches Agreement to Resolve Department of Justice Investigation

July 22, 2021

FirstEnergy resolves previously disclosed matter, building on meaningful actions already taken to enhance compliance program, strengthen leadership team, and implement more robust oversight of governmental affairs engagement FirstEnergy today announced that it has entered into an agreement with the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Ohio to resolve the previously disclosed investigation. The…

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Volunteering from the Heart

July 22, 2021

“Volunteering feels really good, and I truly believe ‘we rise by lifting others,’” said Brandy Pesi, supervisor, Substation Design Engineering. She’s referring to the quote from Robert Green Ingersoll, American lawyer, writer and orator. “There are many positive aspects to volunteering – whether it’s strengthening the community a little each time I give or building connections…

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Safety Milestones at JCP&L

July 22, 2021

Employees in the following JCP&L work groups recently celebrated safety milestones: Cookstown – Fourteen employees in the Lines group celebrated 16 years without an OSHA recordable and five years without a CMVA. Summit – The Lines group’s 44 employees achieved six years of OSHA-free work and have driven two years without a CMVA. Dover/Morristown – Fourteen employees in…

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