Local School Selected as Winner in the FirstEnergy Solutions Thanks a Million
Calvert Catholic Schools in Tiffin, Ohio, receives cash prize
AKRON, Ohio, Nov. 9, 2012
AKRON, Ohio, Nov.9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --FirstEnergy Solutions announced
today that Calvert Catholic Schools in Tiffin, Ohio, is a winner in the
FirstEnergy Solutions Thanks a Million giveaway, an opportunity for residents
and businesses throughout Ohio to win cash prizes and secure a low electric
generation price for four or seven years. All eligible Ohio residents and
businesses that enrolled in a FirstEnergy Solutions electric generation offer
between August 1, 2012, and October 31, 2012, were automatically entered into
"Choosing FirstEnergy Solutions as the electric supplier for our facilities
was a no-brainer," said Hank Elchert, Calvert Catholic Schools
superintendent. "And winning this prize money is an amazing opportunity − we
could use it to help fund our energy efficient lighting project that is
underway or it could be devoted to our tuition assistance program, which will
allow even more children to benefit from a Catholic education."
"As an Ohio-based company, FirstEnergy Solutions is committed to helping
ensure the people and businesses in this state continue to thrive, which is
why we created our Thanks a Million giveaway," said Trent Smith, vice
president of Sales & Marketing for FirstEnergy Solutions.
In total, eight businesses will win $50,000 each, eight residents will win
$25,000 each, and FirstEnergy Solutions will give $50,000 to each residential
winner's local school district to use however they see fit.
FirstEnergy Solutions is also making long-term fixed price offers available to
residents and businesses interested in locking in an electric generation price
for four or seven years.
"Our PriceControl offers are a great opportunity for residents and businesses
to take advantage of today's historically low prices in the energy market,"
said Smith. "And by locking in a low fixed price for four or seven years,
customers could potentially see considerable savings over the long term."
Ohio residents and businesses can sign up to receive 6.99 cents per
kilowatt-hour (kWh) on electric generation until 2019, or 6.49 cents per kWh
until 2016. To enroll or for more information, residents can call
1-855-849-2645 or go online to www.fes.com/PriceControlOhio.
FirstEnergy Solutions, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), is one of
the nation's largest providers of competitive electric generation supply,
serving two million customers in Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland,
Michigan and Illinois.
FirstEnergy is a diversified energy company dedicated to safety, reliability
and operational excellence. Its 10 electric distribution companies form one
of the nation's largest investor-owned electric systems, serving customers in
Maryland, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York and West Virginia. Its
generation subsidiaries control more than 20,000 megawatts of capacity from a
diversified mix of scrubbed coal, non-emitting nuclear, natural gas, hydro,
pumped-storage hydro and other renewables. Follow FirstEnergy on Twitter
SOURCE FirstEnergy Corp.
Contact: Diane Francis, FirstEnergy Corp., +1-330-384-5806; Hank Elchert,
Calvert Catholic Schools, +1-419-443-0263
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