|Exchange:||New York Stock Exchange|
|Industry:||Utilities - Diversified|
|FirstEnergy Corp. was organized under the laws of the State of Ohio in 1996. FirstEnergy’s main business is the holding, directly or indirectly, of all of the outstanding common stock of its principal subsidiaries. The Company includes one of the nation's investor-owned electric systems and a diverse generating fleet with a total capacity of nearly 23,000 megawatts. FirstEnergy’s 10 regulated distribution companies comprise one of the nation’s investor-owned electric systems, based on serving 6 million customers in the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions. Stretching from the Ohio-Indiana border to the New Jersey shore, the companies operate a vast infrastructure of more than 194,000 miles of distribution lines and are dedicated to providing customers with safe, reliable and responsive service. FirstEnergy’s diverse generating fleet produces approximately 100 million megawatt-hours of electricity annually from a fleet of non-emitting nuclear, scrubbed coal, natural gas, and pumped-storage hydro plants. With nearly 500 megawatts of wind power under long-term contracts, the company is one of the largest providers of renewable energy in the region. The Company is an energy supplier serving residential, commercial and industrial customers in the Northeast, Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions. FES offers a wide range of energy and energy-related products and services and supplies electricity to millions of customers in Illinois, Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey, Ohio and Pennsylvania. FES also manages the energy procurement needs of more than 120,000 businesses. The Company’s transmission operations include 20,000 miles of high-voltage lines and three regional transmission operation centers. Effective June 1, 2011, all of FirstEnergy’s transmission facilities operate as part of PJM Interconnection, LLC. The Company’s operations are subject to extensive federal, state and local environmental statutes, rules and regulations.|
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