FirstEnergy investing $600M in transmission projects in Pennsylvania

USA, Ohio: FirstEnergy is undertaking more than $600 million in transmission projects through 2018 in the company’s Pennsylvania Electric Company (Penelec) and Metropolitan Edison (Met-Ed) service areas.

Within the planned projects, the company will outfit dozens of substations with new electrical equipment, including power transformers, as well digital communications and enhanced security features, according to the company press release.

Initial projects will focus on rebuilding transmission lines and reinforcing key substations on the 230 kV network.

Source: FirstEnergy