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Why FirstEnergy Corp. wants you to use compact fluorescent light bulbs
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Why FirstEnergy Corp. wants you to use compact fluorescent light bulbs

AKRON — “On Wednesday, FirstEnergy got state approval for a three-year program to help customers reduce electricity use. The program is voluntary. FirstEnergy is offering to mail up to six compact fluorescent light bulbs to consumers who want them. All FirstEnergy customers, even those who don’t want the bulbs or […]

State regulators approve FirstEnergy’s CFL light bulbs as part of comprehensive energy efficiency plan
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State regulators approve FirstEnergy’s CFL light bulbs as part of comprehensive energy efficiency plan

CLEVELAND — “FirstEnergy Corp’s compact fluorescent light bulbs are back. The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio on Wednesday unanimously approved a redesigned version of FirstEnergy’s disastrous 2009 light bulb campaign, a plan so rejected by the public that then-Gov. Ted Strickland asked it be discontinued. The new plan makes available […]

FirstEnergy CEO Anthony Alexander responds to letter from Ohio Citizen Action’s Stephen Gabor
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FirstEnergy CEO Anthony Alexander responds to letter from Ohio Citizen Action’s Stephen Gabor

Read Stephen Gabor’s letter to Anthony Alexander

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Children’s drawings for FirstEnergy

Scientist group spotlights safety issues at Davis-Besse
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Scientist group spotlights safety issues at Davis-Besse

CARROLL TOWNSHIP — “A nonprofit science organization has handed Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station an unfortunate distinction as one of 13 nuclear facilities in the U.S. involved in significant “near-misses” last year. The Union of Concerned Scientists released its first report on safety performances at U.S nuclear power plants, focusing also […]

Feds propose air-pollution limits for coal-fired power plants
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Feds propose air-pollution limits for coal-fired power plants

WASHINGTON, D.C. — “Federal environmental authorities say proposed rules to cut air pollution at coal-fired power plants would save lives and cut health-care costs. To meet the standards, including cutting mercury pollution by 91 percent, power companies in Ohio and nationwide would have to install more scrubbers and filters. Some […]

Fermi similar to stricken Japan plant
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Fermi similar to stricken Japan plant

NEWPORT, MI — “Records show 23 of America’s 104 operating nuclear plants — including DTE Energy’s Fermi 2 plant in northern Monroe County — are General Electric Mark 1 reactors that have similarities to the Fukushima Daiichi reactor in Japan that was the site of hydrogen explosions after the weekend earthquake. […]

FirstEnergy to sell Fremont plant to American Municipal Power For $485 million
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FirstEnergy to sell Fremont plant to American Municipal Power For $485 million

FREMONT — Diversified energy company FirstEnergy Corp. Monday announced a definitive deal to sell its Fremont, Ohio-based natural gas combined cycle generation plant Fremont Energy Center to American Municipal Power, Inc. for about $485 million. The companies had signed a Memorandum of Understanding last month for the transaction, which is […]

Davis-Besse to flip its second lid in 2012
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Davis-Besse to flip its second lid in 2012

Replacement of the reactor vessel head will start in October 2011 OAK HARBOR — “FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company’s Davis-Besse 893 MW PWR at Oak harbor, OH, near Toledo, will enter a fuel outage in October 2011, which is earlier than called for in the usual outage schedule. During this outage, […]

Davis Besse’s long-term future still uncertain
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Davis Besse’s long-term future still uncertain

PORT CLINTON — “The operating license for the Davis Besse nuclear power plant expires in 2017. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is considering extending that license for an additional 20 years but a handful of citizens’ groups do not want that to happen. ‘This plant has one of the worst records in […]