Company News & Information

A Cajun Thank You

October 11, 2021

​A Louisiana resident sent this postcard to thank FirstEnergy personnel for helping to restore power in the New Orleans area following destruction caused by Hurricane Ida. Packing sustained winds of 150 mph, Ida knocked out power to nearly 950,000 Entergy customers in Louisiana and Mississippi. A 500-person FE contingent – which included line workers, fleet…

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One Million Pounds … and Counting

October 11, 2021

Utility poles are the backbone of the electrical system, supporting the wires, transformers and other equipment necessary to deliver electricity safely and effectively to customers. They perform their duties year round –  during the heat of summer and the cold days of winter – and are typically only replaced when conditions require. Historically, discarded utility…

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Safety Always

October 7, 2021

From educating children to first responders, FirstEnergy strives to provide electrical safety information throughout our communities. Here are two examples. FirstEnergy recently partnered with the Cleveland Indians to host an electrical safety demonstration for more than 30 youngsters from Cleveland’s King Kennedy Boys & Girls Club. To paint a clear picture of the potential dangers…

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Filling a Need

October 6, 2021

Whenever possibl​e, our employees are willing to help feed the hungry in the communities we serve. Employees from Met-Ed’s Customer Accounts group volunteered at Helping Harvest Fresh Food Bank by filling emergency food boxes. Helping Harvest collects, purchases, stores and distributes more than 7 million pounds of food annually to the more than 320 programs…

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FirstEnergy Akron Marathon is Back on Track

October 4, 2021

​​On Saturday, Sept. 25, the FirstEnergy Akron Marathon celebrated a return to in-person racing − after a virtual event in 2020. Runners were glad to be back on the blue line with their competitors, and race officials established COVID-19 safety protocols to keep runners, spectators and volunteers healthy. The 19th annual marathon drew more than 7,000 runners,…

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Hitting the Pavement

October 4, 2021

Great weather was a bonus for our employees during the 2021 Akron Heart Walk and Akron Equity March & Pride Festival events. The 2021 Akron Heart Walk took place on Sept. 11, with approximately 1,000 attending the in-person event. To date, the American Heart Association has raised more than $310,000 and our FirstEnergy team of…

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New Pollinator Gardens

October 4, 2021

Our companywide initiative to create and maintain pollinator gardens across FirstEnergy locations really picked up steam this year – our employees were busy! Their hard work will continue to grow for years to come. Here’s a look at the gardens the pollinators are enjoying.

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