FirstEnergy Corp. : JCP&L Response to BPU Storm Report
09/05/2012| 03:15pm US/Eastern
MORRISTOWN, N.J., Sept. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) is reviewing the recommendations in the Board of Public Utilities' (BPU) storm report, will continue to cooperate with the BPU, and is committed to exploring opportunities that will improve service and reliability for our customers.
As has been well documented, JCP&L has made many improvements in how we respond to major storms following Hurricane Irene and the October snowstorm.
Since last August, JCP&L added line crews and operations managers, invested $200 million in the reliability of the distribution and transmission system, and adopted new procedures and technology. The company also is providing more frequent and better information to local officials and customers before and during outages. We will continue to work to provide the kind of reliable electric service our 1 million JCP&L customers expect and deserve.
SOURCE FirstEnergy Corp.