Company Overview

We are a forward-thinking electric utility powered by a diverse team of employees committed to making customers’ lives brighter, the environment better and our communities stronger.

FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) is dedicated to safety, reliability and operational excellence. Headquartered in Akron, Ohio, FirstEnergy includes one of the nation's largest investor-owned electric systems, more than 24,000 miles of transmission lines that connect the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions, and a diverse generating fleet with a total capacity of more than 16,000 megawatts.

Our company has invested $10 billion in environmental efforts since 1970, and we have a continuing commitment to cleaner energy resources, smarter technology and a more sustainable planet. 

Our Electric Companies

FirstEnergy’s 10 regulated distribution companies form one of the nation’s largest 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 269,000 miles of distribution lines and are dedicated to providing customers with safe, reliable and responsive service.

Transmission Operations

FirstEnergy’s transmission operations include approximately 24,000 miles of lines and three regional transmission operation centers. In 2014, the company began the initial phase of its “Energizing the Future” transmission program, which includes an investment of $4.2 billion through 2017 to enhance system reliability and capacity for existing and new customers. FirstEnergy plans to continue this program with additional investments through 2021. All of FirstEnergy’s transmission facilities operate as part of PJM Interconnection, LLC.

Generation Business

FirstEnergy’s generation subsidiaries control more than 16,000 megawatts of capacity from a diverse fleet of carbon-free nuclear, scrubbed coal, natural gas, hydro and other renewables. 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.

Competitive Electricity Sales

FirstEnergy Solutions Corp. (FES) is a leading 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.

Products and Services

FirstEnergy and its subsidiaries offer innovative solutions for home and business that are designed to meet the demands of today. Consumer Products and Services can help you protect and beautify your home. BETA Lab offers businesses a one-source solution for calibration, analytical testing, and safety and health training needs. And we're expanding our product and service offering to provide you with even more proven, practical and affordable solutions for your home.

Company Summary
FirstEnergy Corporate & Support Services
Number of Employees
500 or more
(330) 384-3701
76 South Main Street
Akron, OH