FirstEnergy Nuclear fleet achieves high safety and reliability record in 2007

Akron, OH, Jan. 17, 2008 — FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Co. (FENOC) announced that its fleet of power plants — the Beaver Valley Power Station in Shippingport, Pennsylvania; Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station in Oak Harbor, Ohio; and Perry Nuclear Power Plant in Perry, Ohio — ranked among the best in the industry for personal safety performance in 2007, with eight federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recordable incidents. Industry top quartile is ten incidents. Collectively, the sites worked more than 12.1 million hours without a lost time accident.

In addition, FENOC achieved a new fleet reliability record in 2007, generating 30.3 million megawatt-hours net of electricity, which surpassed FENOC’s previous generation best of 29.9 million megawatt-hours, set in 2004.

In the area of personal safety, Davis-Besse employees have worked more than 7.6 million hours and Perry employees more than 4.4 million hours without a lost time accident. Beaver Valley achieved more than 8 million hours prior to a lost time accident in October 2007.

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