Where Does FirstEnergy Supply Power?


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FirstEnergy supplies power to customers in Ohio, Illinois, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Maryland. The company has around six million customers as of October 2015, notes FirstEnergyCorp.com.

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FirstEnergy prides itself on providing safe and reliable energy to its customers in six states. Its headquarters is in Akron, Ohio, and its fleet has a total capacity of 17,000 megawatts. FirstEnergy has more than 194,000 miles of distribution lines as of 2015.

FirstEnergy provides electricity to residential industrial and commercial customers. It is the leading supplier in the area, and besides providing electricity, it also provides its customers with energy-related products and services to help save money and reduce electricity consumption.

FirstEnergy gets its electricity from a variety of sources including non-emitting nuclear plants, scrubbed coal, hydro plants and natural gas plants. FirstEnergy also provides wind power and is one of the largest renewable energy providers in the United States.

As of October, 2015, FirstEnergy has more than 15,500 employees and brought in an annual revenue of more than $15 billion. It has roughly 24,000 miles of transmission lines and $52 billion in assets, states FirstEnergyCorp.com.

Some of FirstEnergy's electric companies include Jersey Central Power and Light, The Illuminating Company, Potomac Edison, Ohio Edison and West Penn Power.

FirstEnergy was founded in 1997 and, since then, became one of the largest investor-owned electric systems in the United States.

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