Lake County: Power outages for a third weekend
For a third weekend in a row, thousands of Lake County residents are dealing with widespread power outages.
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Fri Mar 14, 2014
NRC seeks comment on Ohio nuclear reactor license renewal
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission is seeking public comment on a draft report assessing the environmental impacts of extending the operating license for FirstEnergy Corp's Davis-Besse nuclear power plant in Ohio.
Ohio lawsuit over botched demolition is settled 22 minutes
A lawsuit over who had to pay for damages resulting from the botched demolition of a smoke stack at a western Ohio power plant has been settled.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
The Daily Record
Millersburg signs contract with FirstEnergy
Council on Monday signed a contract with FirstEnergy Solutions for electrical aggregation.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Penelec talks resume; no agreement reached
Representatives of Penelec and Utility Workers Union of America Local 180 returned to the bargaining table Wednesday but failed to reach an agreement.
Euclid, Lake County hit by power outages because of weather
FirstEnergy is reporting more than 22,000 customers out of power in Lake and Cuyahoga County due to the winter storm rolling through the area.
Schools closed; power outages; memories from Blues for Greens: Parma Morning Links
The Parma City School District cancelled classes, citing hazardous weather conditions forecast to hit the region later in the day.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Met-Ed Reliability Best Ever in 2013
In 2013, Met-Ed customers experienced the lowest number of outages, on average, and the second-best average restoration time when an outage did occur since 2001.
Davis-Besse's $600M project progressing
Raymond A. Lieb, site vice president for the Davis-Besse nuclear power plant, said Monday he is pleased by how the plant's landmark steam generator replacement project is moving along.
FirstEnergy Selects Itron for Grid Modernization Project across Pennsylvania Territory
Itron, Inc. , a world-leading technology and services company dedicated to the resourceful use of energy and water, announced today that FirstEnergy, one of the nation's largest investor-owned utilities, has signed a contract with Itron to deploy Itron's OpenWayA smart grid solution across its four Pennsylvania-based utilities, including ... (more)
Electric customers can opt out
Northwest Ohio Aggregation Coalition members save money from FirstEnergy by being part of the group.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Steam generators replaced at Davis-Besse
Crews lifted the second of two brand new steam generators into the plant over the weekend.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Limited Upside Potential Key In Bearish Stance On FirstEnergy
The timing uncertainty of recovering the 2012 storm costs remains a risk for FE's top and bottom line results.
Interfaith Food Pantry to recognize JCP&L and the Lapp Group
The Lapp Group has supported the Pantry since President Marc Mackin met Rosemary Gilmartin, executive director of the Pantry, through a Morris County Chamber of Commerce event in 2010.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
FirstEnergy explains second Lake County outageFirstEnergy explains...
FirstEnergy spokesperson Mark Durbin explains what happened to cause widespread outages for customers in Lake and Ashtabula County for the second weekend in a row.
Lake County: Tens of thousands without power
At least 46,000 FirstEnergy customers are reportedly without power. About 22,000 alone are in Mentor, and nearly all of Painesville Township and Perry are without power.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Courthouse News Service
'Black Rain' Baby Baldness Case Advances
FirstEnergy lost its challenge against experts who say toxic "black rain" discharged from its coal-fired electric plant caused a 2-year-old to get sick and go bald.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Orland Park Electricity Rates Expected to Jump
Residents of Orland Park will see higher electric bills by June. Rates for the village's opt-out electrical aggregation program are expected to jump by about 33 percent, while Commonwealth Edison is also expected to increase rates, village officials said.
Toledo Edison Uses Helicopters To Inspect High Voltage Lines Across Northwest Ohio
Toledo Edison, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. , will use helicopter patrols to conduct transmission line inspections throughout its service territory beginning in early March as part of its ongoing program to improve service reliability.