Akron, Ohio, October 12, 2010 — FirstEnergy Corp. announced that its competitive subsidiary, FirstEnergy Solutions, will begin supplying electric generation service to the Pittsburgh Steelers at Heinz Field for a five-year term beginning April 2011.
“We are pleased to be able to provide the Pittsburgh Steelers with their electric supply and to partner with such a renowned organization,” says Donald R. Schneider, president of FES. “We’re a well-known and trusted supplier in northwestern Pennsylvania, providing savings to thousands of customers every month. Teaming up with the Steelers will ensure that some of the greatest fans in the NFL also will hear about an outstanding opportunity to save on their electric bills.”
FirstEnergy Solutions currently provides energy-related products and services to retail customers, including supplying electric generation to more than one million residential and business customers throughout Pennsylvania, Ohio, Illinois, Maryland, Michigan and New Jersey.
FirstEnergy is a diversified energy company headquartered in Akron, Ohio. Its subsidiaries and affiliates are involved in the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity, as well as energy management and other energy-related services.
Its seven electric utility operating companies comprise the nation’s fifth largest investor-owned electric system based on serving 4.5 million customers in Ohio, Pennsylvania and New Jersey; and its generation subsidiaries control about 14,000 MW of capacity.