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Saturday Aug 30 | WKXW-FM Trenton

JCP&L offers solution for flood zone meters

Jersey Central Power & Light officials are giving some leniency to customers in flood zones, who have complained about meter boxes being built after the raising of their homes in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy .

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Related Topix: Energy, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy

Fri Aug 29, 2014

WKXW-FM Trenton

JCP&L offers solution for flood zone meters

Jersey Central Power & Light officials are giving some leniency to customers in flood zones, who have complained about meter boxes being built after the raising of their homes in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy .

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Related Topix: Energy, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Reuters

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.

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Related Topix: FirstEnergy, Energy, Toledo Edison, Ohio Edison, Powder River, WY

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.

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Related Topix: Toledo Edison, Energy, FirstEnergy, Ohio Edison, Entomology, Science

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Post-gazette.com

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.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Alternative Energy, Energy, Toledo Edison, FirstEnergy, Ohio Edison

Hudson Hub-Times

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.

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Related Topix: Energy, Ohio Edison, Toledo Edison, FirstEnergy, Summit County, OH, Akron, OH

Electric Energy Online

Wood Pole Inspection and Replacement Program Continues at Met-Ed to Enhance Service Reliability

To help enhance the reliability of its system, Metropolitan Edison crews have replaced or repaired about 145 wooden utility poles so far this year as part of the company's annual inspection program.

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Related Topix: FirstEnergy, Energy, Toledo Edison, Ohio Edison, Entomology, Science

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.

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Related Topix: Energy, Ohio Edison, Toledo Edison, FirstEnergy, Madison County, OH, Marysville, OH

Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Jersey Journal

As Jersey Shore houses go up, utility companies need meters in reach

Homeowners rebuilding from Hurricane Sandy are questioning a policy by utility companies that require them to put their new electric meters at heights susceptible to flooding.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, Energy, Monmouth Beach, NJ

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Asbury Park Press

Charged up: Toms River man doesn't want to pay for pole

Charged up: Toms River man doesn't want to pay for pole JCP&L: Ortley Beach resident Doug Uhlig's house is too close to an overhead electric wire.

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Related Topix: Energy, Natural Disasters, Flood

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 .

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Related Topix: Toledo Edison, Energy, Ohio Edison, FirstEnergy, Ohio, Opinion

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Cleveland.com

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.

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Related Topix: FirstEnergy, Energy, Toledo Edison, Ohio Edison, Columbus, OH

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Sys-Con Media

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.

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Related Topix: FirstEnergy, Energy, Toledo Edison, Ohio Edison, Entomology, Science, Blizzard

Tue Aug 19, 2014

O-R Online

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.

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Related Topix: Toledo Edison, Energy, Ohio Edison, FirstEnergy, McMurray, PA

Hudson Hub-Times

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.

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Related Topix: Twinsburg, OH, FirstEnergy, Energy, Glenwillow, OH, Toledo Edison, Ohio Edison

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Electric Energy Online

JCP&L Completes Substation Upgrade in Burlington County to Increase...

Jersey Central Power & Light has completed a $2 million substation upgrade in Wrightstown to enhance customer service reliability and help meet the growing demand for electricity in Burlington County.

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Related Topix: Burlington County, NJ, Energy, Wrightstown, NJ

Business Journal

FirstEnergy Solutions cutting jobs

FirstEnergy Solutions is one of the largest retail suppliers in the country, with more than 2.7 million customers in six states.

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Related Topix: Energy, FirstEnergy, Toledo Edison, Ohio Edison

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Plunderbund

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.

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Related Topix: Toledo Edison, FirstEnergy, Energy, Ohio Edison, Ohio, Ohio Government, American Electric Power

News Journal

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.

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Related Topix: Richland County, OH, Toledo Edison, Energy, Ohio Edison, FirstEnergy

The York Daily Record

Met-Ed's parent company offering grants for classroom projects

FirstEnergy Corp., the parent company of Met-Ed, is offering grants of up to $500 for classroom projects in science, technology, engineering and math for the upcoming 2014-2015 school year.

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Related Topix: FirstEnergy, Energy, Toledo Edison, Ohio Edison

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