Met-Ed Service Area to receive $348M upgrades

USA, Pennsylvania: FirstEnergy expects to invest about $348 million in 2018 on distribution and transmission infrastructure projects to help enhance reliability for more than 560,000 customers in the Metropolitan Edison (Met-Ed) service territory in Pennsylvania.

Major projects scheduled in 2018 include building new substations and transmission lines, installing new equipment in existing substations, adding remote control equipment on circuits, and the inspection and replacement of utility poles, according to the company press release.

Some of the projects also include rebuilding a transmission substation near Bangor to improve operating flexibility and replacing a large transmission transformer in North Lebanon Township at a to increase resiliency in the area.

Source: FirstEnergy