As rail jam persists, U.S. power plants rush to roads and rivers
U.S. coal-burning power utilities are being forced to turn to barges and more expensive trucks to move coal, desperate to shore up stockpiles left dangerously low by the widespread bottlenecks on rail networks.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Electric Energy Online
Wood Pole Inspection and Replacement Program Continues at Toledo...
To help enhance the reliability of its electric system, Toledo Edison crews have replaced or repaired almost 350 wooden utility poles so far this year as part of the company's annual inspection program.
Sunrise Energy takes on utility over net metering
Two weeks after Dave Hommrich, president of Sunrise Energy, publicly marveled at how well he's been treated by West Penn Power - contrasting the relationship with his legal battle with another Pennsylvania utility - West Penn sent him what amounted to a Dear John letter.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Ohio electric utilities question net metering rule proposal
As the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission continues to refine its rules for net metering, one electric utility in Ohio has appealed a proposed rule change on net metering to the Ohio Supreme Court.
Summit County Executive partners with FirstEnergy to assist...
Summit County Executive Russ Pry announces that his Department of Community and Economic Development will be hosting a fuel fund assistance day for all income qualified FirstEnergy/Ohio Edison customers at Ohio Means Jobs, formerly known as the Job Center beginning at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, September 3, 2014.
Electric Energy Online
Wood Pole Inspection and Replacement Continues at Potomac Edison to Enhance Service Reliability
To help enhance the reliability of its electric system, Potomac Edison crews have replaced or repaired about 1,000 wooden utility poles so far this year as part of the company's annual inspection program.
The Columbus Dispatch
Fight over power-line easement wasn't easy for Madison County family
When FirstEnergy told Claribel Yoder that she had a 50-year-old utility easement on her property, she was baffled.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
The Plain Dealer
More reasons why FirstEnergy should disclose its energy-efficiency data: editorial
The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio hasn't yet ruled on FirstEnergy Corp.'s bid to keep secret some of its energy-efficiency data .
FirstEnergy Corp. Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts
FirstEnergy Corp. has been given an average recommendation of "Hold" by the twelve ratings firms that are currently covering the company, AnalystRatingsNetwork reports .
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Plans to make you pay more to keep coal-fired power plants running is a "bailout," and key findings of new poll
FirstEnergy Corp. wants its customers to guarantee profitability of its largest coal-fired power plant in Ohio for the next 15 years.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Wood Pole Inspection and Replacement Program Continues at Met-Ed to Enhance Service Reliability
Overall, Met-Ed, a FirstEnergy Corp. utility, expects to inspect more than 28,400 of its 342,080 wooden poles in 2014 for signs of wear, insect infestation or damage from a car accident.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Peters homeowners file suit against FirstEnergy
Homeowners in Windermere will be asking the court to prevent FirstEnergy from clear-cutting trees and spraying herbicide on private property by the end of August.
First Energy reaches Twinsburg towers in $133 million transmission line project
Motorists witnessed some interesting ground and aerial activity at Route 91 and Pinnacle Parkway Aug. 16, as FirstEnergy Corp. used a helicopter to string a 345,000-volt electrical transmission line across Route 91, then northwest to Glenwillow.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
FirstEnergy Corp. Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Analysts
Shares of FirstEnergy Corp. have earned a consensus rating of "Hold" from the twelve ratings firms that are currently covering the company, StockRatingsNetwork.com reports .
Fri Aug 15, 2014
FirstEnergy's free-wheeling retail company offered fixed rates that ruined the market, frustrated competitors
"It is my opinion that FirstEnergy Solutions' behavior was irresponsible," J.D. Burrows, market vice president, GDF Suez Energy Resources NA FirstEnergy Corp.'s unregulated subsidiary, FirstEnergy Solutions, is retreating from retail sales and returning to generating and selling power wholesale into the regional grid.
FirstEnergy Corp. (FE) - Analysts' Recent Ratings Updates
FirstEnergy Corp. had its "hold" rating reaffirmed by analysts at Deutsche Bank.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Your Utility Company Is Asking For A Bailout, And Guess Who They Expect To Pay For It?
FirstEnergy recently joined American Electric Power and Duke Energy in filing a request before the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio - the state agency in charge of keeping utilities in check.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
The Free Dictionary
Northeast Blackout of 2003 Begins
The Northeast blackout of 2003 was a widespread power outage that occurred throughout parts of the Northeastern and Midwestern United States and the Canadian province of Ontario on Thursday, August 14, 2003, just before 4:10 p.m. EDT .
FirstEnergy Corp. SVP Bennett L. Gaines Unloads 5,400 Shares
FirstEnergy Corp. SVP Bennett L. Gaines unloaded 5,400 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, August 13th.
Volunteers help United Way agencies
Volunteers help United Way agencies United Way of Richland County 2014 goal set at $1.7 million Check out this story on mansfieldnewsjournal.com: http://ohne.ws/1ovvs7D Two hundred volunteers Wednesday helped at 24 United Way of Richland County agencies on the Day of Caring.