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Energizing The Future: 2021 in Review

January 12, 2022

Many of the Energizing the Future (EtF) projects completed in 2021 were designed to reinforce the power grid in Pennsylvania. Here’s a look at some of the major work undertaken in the Keystone State as part of FirstEnergy’s multi-year initiative to upgrade transmission facilities with advanced equipment and technologies. Roxbury Substation transformer upgrade – Built new 115-kilovolt (kV)…

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Service Anniversaries for January 2022

January 11, 2022

Check out the list of January’s service anniversaries​.​​​​

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Energizing The Future: 2021 in Review

January 11, 2022

Energizing the Future (EtF) – a multi-year initiative to upgrade FirstEnergy’s transmission facilities with advanced equipment and technologies – continued to reinforce the power grid throughout 2021. Last year, more than 700 EtF projects supported our efforts to help reduce the frequency and duration of customer outages. “Since launching the initiative in 2014, our goal has been to…

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FE Receives Right-of-Way Steward Award

January 10, 2022

FirstEnergy has achieved official accreditation by the Right-of-Way Stewardship Council (ROWSC). As part of the process, we’ve been recognized with the ROWSC Right-of-Way Steward Award, which highlights our company for its leadership in sustainable Integrated Vegetation Management (IVM) on our transmission systems. “The benefits of this accreditation are far reaching,” said Mark Contat, general manager, Transmission…

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Penelec Project Protects Eagles

January 6, 2022

Penelec has placed special markers on a stretch of power line in a wildlife refuge in Crawford County, Pa., to help bald eagles avoid running into the lines as they fly between their nest and fishing grounds. Hovering over the lines in a helicopter, workers clipped avian flight diverter markers every 15 feet along a…

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In Memoriam

January 5, 2022

We recently lost another member of the FirstEnergy family. Curt Fauver, manager, Regional Work Management, passed away on Dec. 23, 2021, after battling health issues related to COVID-19. “Although I have known Curt for just a short part of his 46-year career, he very much impressed me with his selflessness and dedication to his community,” said Mike Hosier,…

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Harrison Volunteers Take Part in Roadside Cleanup

December 28, 2021

Employees of the Harrison Power Station participated in a roadside clean-up during the first week of December. Sponsored by Harrison’s Sustainability Team, volunteers picked up litter along a two-mile stretch of W.Va. Route 20 – the road that runs in front of the power station. “This was our second Adopt-a-Highway clean up this year,” said Julie…

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