Company News & Information

An Egg-celent Project

September 17, 2020

Jersey Central Power & Light employee John Meehan and his family always wanted the easy access of having fresh eggs every morning by simply walking to a chicken coop in their backyard. They thought this summer would be the perfect opportunity to build a sustainable chicken coop as the availability of free-range organic eggs became scarce due…

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FE Team Recognized for Customer Service Excellence

September 16, 2020

Being recognized for doing something well is nice. Being recognized for it three times in a row is extraordinary. FirstEnergy’s National Accounts team recently was honored with the Edison Electric Institute’s (EEI) National Key Accounts Program Award for Outstanding Customer Service – for the third time running, and the fourth time out of the past…

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Full Service

September 16, 2020

When driving around our service territory, you may see a FirstEnergy vehicle parked at a job site, near a substation or a company facility. One place you will rarely see our vehicles is at a service station. That’s because FirstEnergy has a team of dedicated mechanics who maintain all company vehicles – and their related…

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Customer Shout-Out

September 11, 2020

More than 43,000 West Penn Power customers lost power following a strong storm in late August. After completion of the multi-day restoration effort, David Omatick, regional External Affairs consultant, received this email from a municipal official in Fayette County. Our thanks to West Penn Power for its awesome response to problems in Perry Township and…

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Soap, Sanitizer and Handwashing 101

September 10, 2020

Parents everywhere have been telling children to wash their hands, but the current health emergency has made good hand hygiene even more important. Using the right soap or an effective sanitizer are key to helping you keep yourself and your family healthy. How do you know your hand sanitizer is the best kind to use…

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Call of Duty

September 9, 2020

During his 33 years with Potomac Edison, Operations Services Director Don McGettigan has participated in countless restoration efforts. Along with Brent Coakley, director, Operations Support, The Illuminating Company (CEI), Don is leading a team of more than 200 FirstEnergy employees who have spent nearly two weeks helping to rebuild the electric system in Texas and…

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JCP&L Files Advanced Metering Plan

September 9, 2020

​On Aug. 27, as required Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) filed an Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) plan with the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU), laying out JCP&L’s proposal for installing smart meters and associated data systems across our service territory. Pending BPU approval, the initial planning and development phase of the program…

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