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Serving at Home and Away

November 10, 2021

As we observe Veterans Day on Nov. 11, we’d like to shine a light on one of our own: Ray Watkins, a System Transmission Crew lineworker A based at Potomac Edison’s Williamsport Service Center. Ray serves in the West Virginia Army National Guard (WVARNG) as a battalion master gunner for the 1st/201st Field Artillery Battalion. “My primary responsibilities…

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FirstEnergy Announces Transformative $3.4 Billion of Equity Financings, Introduces Long-Term Earnings Growth Rate of 6-8%

November 8, 2021

FirstEnergy today announced two strategic financings with two of the premier global infrastructure funds – Blackstone Infrastructure Partners and Brookfield Super-Core Infrastructure Partners (Brookfield) – that will raise a combined $3.4 billion in equity proceeds to strengthen FirstEnergy’s financial position, capitalize on incremental investment opportunities and address all equity plans. FirstEnergy also introduced a long-term…

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Corporate Responsibility Website Refreshed

November 8, 2021

FirstEnergy’s Corporate Responsibility website has been updated with the company’s latest Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) performance. These updates ensure the website remains current and relevant as it provides transparency into ESG topics and shares important initiatives, stories and data points demonstrating our commitment to being a forward-looking, sustainable company. “With the help of subject…

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In Memoriam – Hanna Sassya

November 5, 2021

FirstEnergy recently lost a member of our family. Hanna Sassya, SCADA design specialist II, passed away on Oct. 20 after a courageous battle with COVID-19. Hanna, who joined FirstEnergy in July 2020, was just 27 years old when he died. He leaves behind his father, Leby Sassya, an engineer IV at FirstEnergy, and his four siblings. Our…

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An Abundance of Volunteerism

November 3, 2021

Employees in our West Penn Power service area extended the day of caring and instead held a Week of Caring. Here are a few highlights:    

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FirstEnergy Ohio Companies Reach Settlement to Resolve Multiple Proceedings at the PUCO

November 2, 2021

FirstEnergy today announced that our Ohio utilities – Ohio Edison, The Illuminating Company and Toledo Edison – have reached a settlement with all parties involved to resolve multiple proceedings under consideration by the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO). The settlement will provide $306 million in benefits to FirstEnergy’s Ohio utility customers. “FirstEnergy worked openly…

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Employees’ Hard Work Pays Off

November 2, 2021

Employees in our Met-Ed and Mon Power service areas provided helping hands and more during the annual United Way’s Day of Caring/Day of Action efforts. Met-Ed Six Met-Ed and FirstEnergy employees participated in the United Way of York County’s Day of Action. The team cleaned the van fleet used for transporting residents at the Margaret…

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