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Brighter Days – and Nights – at Beaver Valley

April 15, 2019

The Beaver Valley Housekeeping and Cultural Change Initiative Team has been busy completing a long list of needed improvements around the plant, including cleaning and lighting upgrades. In December, the Unit 2 turbine deck and floors were cleaned giving the area a better appearance. In addition, lighting conditions on the Unit 2 turbine mezzanine and…

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Generating New Employees

April 12, 2019

Recruiters working to attract a new generation of workers to FirstEnergy met with potential employees at a job and career fair in Fairmont, W.Va. on March 19. The outreach was a coordinated effort, with representatives of FEU Fleet Operations attending for regulated generation and individuals from Mon Power representing transmission. “It was nice to have…

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Perry Returns to Service Following Refueling and Maintenance Outage

April 12, 2019

The Perry Nuclear Power Plant returned to service at 11:59 p.m. on April 6 following a March 10, 2019, planned shutdown for refueling and maintenance. The 27-day outage marks the shortest refueling outage in Perry’s 31 years of commercial operation, with the previous record being 29 days in 2017. The 1,268-megawatt plant is continuing power…

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Beaver Valley Exceeds Two Site Goals in Harvest for Hunger

April 11, 2019

In March, Beaver Valley’s Harvest for Hunger site fundraising goal was set at $20,000. Less than three weeks into the drive, the site exceeded that total and set a new goal of $27,000. On Tuesday, the site announced it had surpassed the second number and had collected more than $30,000, with some donations still uncounted.…

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Midtown Makes it Official

April 10, 2019

The Illuminating Company’s (CEI) Midtown Service Center was officially introduced to the greater Cleveland community during a March 19 ribbon-cutting event. Well attended by public officials, police officers, area news stations and neighboring business partners, the event offered visitors a first-hand look at the new space –  featured in the Feb. 7 Dispatch. The facility…

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Supporting Shale in the Mountain State

April 10, 2019

The discovery of Marcellus Shale gas under the mountains of West Virginia has created an economic boom for the state. As the extraction of gas continues to increase, so does the construction of processing facilities and their associated equipment. These facilities require massive amounts of electricity to operate, and Mon Power is working hard to…

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Fighting for 50

April 9, 2019

Thanks to two quick-responding coworkers at Middlefield Line Shop, Dave Slusny – a meterman at The Illuminating Company (CEI) – is looking forward to achieving a big milestone: 50 years of service at CEI in July. But, on Jan. 24, Dave’s future didn’t look as hopeful. Dave was inside the Middlefield office discussing a job…

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