FirstEnergy Solutions' New Seasonal Pricing Ideal for PECO's Electric Heat Customers

  FirstEnergy Solutions' New Seasonal Pricing Ideal for PECO's Electric Heat

PR Newswire

AKRON, Ohio, Jan. 17, 2013

AKRON, Ohio, Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PECO residents on a residential
heating (RH) rate whose generation discount was eliminated on January 1, 2013,
still have the opportunity to save money on their electric bills by enrolling
with FirstEnergy Solutions and securing a low generation price when they use
the most electricity.

Residents enrolling in this seasonal pricing offer receive 7.23 cents per
kilowatt-hour (kWh) from October through March, and 7.39 cents per kWh from
April through September. Based on PECO's current generation rate, residents
can save up to an estimated $790 through the end of the 36-month agreement.
If PECO's rate increases to 9.59 cents per kWh on April 1, as estimated on, the amount of savings through this program will increase.

To sign up or for more information, residents should go to call 1-877-635-0485.

FirstEnergy Solutions, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), provides
competitive electric generation supply and other energy-related products and
services to more than two million customers, and is a licensed supplier 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

FirstEnergy Solutions is an unregulated subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. and is
not regulated by the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission. A customer is not
required to buy electricity or other products or services from FirstEnergy
Solutions in order to receive the same quality service from their local
electric utility.

SOURCE FirstEnergy Corp.

Contact: Diane Francis, +1-330-384-5806
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