Tag: West Virginia

FirstEnergy investing $156M in Potomac Edison Area

USA, Maryland: FirstEnergy is set to invest about $156 million in 2018 on distribution and transmission infrastructure projects in Potomac Edison's service area in western Maryland and the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia.

USD 189M investment planned in Mon Power Area

USA, West Virginia: FirstEnergy will invest about $189 million in 2018 on distribution and transmission infrastructure projects aimed to enhance service reliability and meet future economic growth for its customers in Mon Power's 34-county West Virginia service area.

Potomac Edison replaces transformer at a Jefferson County substation

USA, West Virginia: Utility company Potomac Edison has completed equipment upgrades at a substation in Jefferson County, West Virginia, to enhance service reliability and help meet high winter demand for electricity for about 2,200 customers in the Ranson and Charles Town areas.

New substation to support shale gas industry completed

USA, West Virginia: Mon Power has completed a new substation and power lines that will provide electric service to a new Marcellus shale gas facility under construction in Doddridge County, West Virginia.

$238M power projects planned in West Virginia

USA, West Virginia: To help enhance service reliability for customers, FirstEnergy Corp. is implementing distribution and transmission infrastructure projects totalling approximately $238 million in Mon Power's 34-county West Virginia service area.

$128M power projects underway in Maryland and West Virginia

USA, Maryland: FirstEnergy is continuing work this summer and throughout the remainder of 2016 on distribution and transmission infrastructure projects totalling approximately $128 million in Potomac Edison's service area in western Maryland and the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia.

Potomac Edison to build a new substation in West Virginia

USA: Potomac Edison, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy, has begun construction of a new 34.5 kV power line as part of the $5 million project which will link an existing substation near Baker, West Virginia, to a new substation that will be built in Mathias, West Virginia, in 2017.

Truck hauling a transformer overtuned in Charleston

USA, West Virginia: The tractor-trailer hauling an American Electric Power (AEP) transformer overturned on the Oakwood Road entrance ramp in Charleston Monday, causing a spill of transformer oil and a shutdown of both the entrance and exit ramps in the busy area between I-64 and U.S. 119 roads for the entire day.