Potomac Edison Co

Type: Company
Name: Potomac Edison Co
Nationality: United States
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Feedback for July 17

"I think it's pretty bad when the power is off for so many people in the Hagerstown area with Potomac Edison, and some of them won't have it restored until Friday night. I think Potomac Edison should supply free generators and free gasoline for the generators, ... [Published HERALD-MAIL Online - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Storms lash through region again

Just after many Potomac Edison customers regained power Monday evening, another storm is expected to lash through the region later today, bringing heavy rain and damaging winds.A cold front pushing down from the Great Lakes will bring about 11⁄2 inches ... [Published Frederick News-Post - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 2 reports

Parts of Downtown Frederick Without Power After Small Explosion

Updated: Thursday, July 10 2014, 01:01 PM EDTParts of downtown Frederick, Maryland were without power Thursday afternoon due to a small fire and explosion in an underground power vault.The City of Frederick said Potomac Edison was on scene to make repairs ... [Published FOX 45 WBFF - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 2 reports

Potomac Edison Summer Storm Update

WILLIAMSPORT, Md.As of 10:00 a.m.Service is expected to be restored to 95 percent of the affected customers Friday, with the remainder Saturday.Approximately 1,200 linemen, hazard responders, forestry workers and support personnel are involved in the ... [Published Benzinga.com - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Storm's intensity, number of trees caused outages

CUMBERLAND —Tuesday’s widespread thunderstorm that hit the tri-state contained winds that were estimated up to 60 miles per hour, according to veteran Cumberland National Weather Service observer Tim Thomas.“There were gusting winds at the leading edge ... [Published Cumberland Times-News - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 3 reports

Power problems persist

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – It could be Saturday before power is fully restored in parts of West Virginia following Tuesday’s severe thunderstorms that moved across the state from the Ohio River to the Shenandoah River — en route from the Midwest to the Nort ... [Published WVMetroNews - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Residents wait for return of power after big storm whomps county

A second storm Wednesday knocked out power for some Frederick County residents as many worked to clean up the debris from Tuesday’s storm.About 3,200 Potomac Edison customers were still in the dark Wednesday evening, but the number peaked at about 6,000 ... [Published Frederick News-Post - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 6 reports

FirstEnergy Utilities Battle Power Outages from Storm

FirstEnergy utilities continue aggressive efforts to restore power to customers in West Virginia, Pennsylvania and Maryland. Potomac Edison is restoring power to customers in Maryland and the eastern panhandle of West Virginia following the summer storm ... [Published Transmission & Distribution World - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Ice, water available to disrupted Potomac Edison customers

CUMBERLAND —CUMBERLAND — Potomac Edison is offering free water and ice which includes up to 20 lbs of ice and 3 gallons of water per day to customers impacted by power outages, according to Allegany County public safety officials.Potomac Edison customers ... [Published Cumberland Times-News - Jul 09 2014]
Entities: Potomac Edison Co
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 2 reports

Trees downed, thousands without power after strong storm hits county

Four oak trees were ripped up by their roots and thrown across West 12th Street on Tuesday night, one crushing the second floor of a Frederick resident's house."It sounded like the biggest roar," said Laura Cordova, who was on the first floor of the house ... [Published Frederick News-Post - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Potomac Edison to fix voltage issues for Brunswick, Rosemont

BRUNSWICK — Power brokers worked out a mutually acceptable plan to keep electricity from frying electronics in Brunswick and Rosemont.David Kline, FirstEnergy/Potomac Edison's manager of external affairs, met Monday with Brunswick Mayor Karin Tome and ... [Published Frederick News-Post - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 2 reports

Ahead of Arthur: Powerful, damaging thunderstorms blow through D.C. region

WASHINGTON (WJLA/WTOP) - Powerful storms moved through the D.C. metro area on Thursday evening, downing trees, damaging buildings and triggering power outages that left thousands in the dark.Continue readingMost of the counties and cities in the region ... [Published WJLA.com - Jul 03 2014]

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"I think it's pretty bad when the power is off for so many people in the Hagerstown area with Potomac Edison, and some of them won't have it restored until Friday night. I think Potomac Edison should supply free generators and free gasoline for the generators, because they can definitely afford it. The money they pay their CEOs is a nine-figure income a year. So yes, they can afford to do this and help people out. They can also knock money off your bill if you're out that long."
...be falling prices," said Kimberly Frank, an attorney at the law firm Kaye Scholer who represents state utility commissions in federal proceedings. "That's the only reason we deregulated markets in the first place."
"In PJM, there aren't lots of players — it's increasingly concentrated" said McCullough, a former utility executive based in Oregon
"It sounded like there was a train going over my house" Pitt said

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WV shows dim efforts in energy efficiency [Published State Journal - Jul 26 2014]
Appalachian utilities lack in sustainable energ... [Published State Journal - Jul 24 2014]
KENNETH L. FULLER [Cumberland] [Published Cumberland Times-News - Jul 23 2014]
Downtown Walk-around: Who's got the power? [Published Frederick News-Post - Jul 21 2014]
No tornadoes confirmed in last week's storm [Published Frederick News-Post - Jul 17 2014]
Feedback for July 17 [Published HERALD-MAIL Online - Jul 17 2014]
FirstEnergy rates could go up in W.Va. next year [Published Cumberland Times-News - Jul 16 2014]
Storms lash through region again [Published Frederick News-Post - Jul 15 2014]
Storm knocks out electricity to thousands in co... [Published Frederick News-Post - Jul 14 2014]
Storms leave thousands without power [Published WTOP - Jul 14 2014]
Power plants coming to electricity-hungry regio... [Published BusinessWeek - Jul 13 2014]
Power plants coming to electricity hungry region [Published Baltimore Sun - Jul 12 2014]
Some may not see power restored until Saturday [Published Frederick News-Post - Jul 11 2014]
Storm causes crashes, outages as officials work... [Published Energy Central - Jul 11 2014]
Power restored in downtown Frederick after blow... [Published Frederick News-Post - Jul 10 2014]
Potomac Edison Summer Storm Update [Published Benzinga.com - Jul 10 2014]
Potomac Edison Summer Storm Update [Published Scottrade - Jul 10 2014]
Potomac Edison Summer Storm Update [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Jul 10 2014]
Parts of Downtown Frederick Without Power After... [Published FOX 45 WBFF - Jul 10 2014]
Blown Transformer Causes Power Outages in Downt... [Published NBC25 - Jul 10 2014]
Storm's intensity, number of trees caused outages [Published Cumberland Times-News - Jul 10 2014]
Power problems persist [Published WVMetroNews - Jul 10 2014]
Residents wait for return of power after big st... [Published Frederick News-Post - Jul 10 2014]
Downed trees, snapped poles, one injury reporte... [Published Cumberland Times-News - Jul 10 2014]
'I've never seen water go so fast' [Published Cumberland Times-News - Jul 10 2014]
FirstEnergy Utilities Battle Power Outages from... [Published Transmission & Distribution World - Jul 09 2014]
Water and Ice Available to Those in Potomac Edi... [Published Indianapolis Business Journal - Jul 09 2014]
Water and Ice Available to Those in Potomac Edi... [Published Stock Nod - Jul 09 2014]
Water and Ice Available to Those in Potomac Edi... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Jul 09 2014]
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Potomac Edison Summer Storm Update [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Jul 10 2014]
WILLIAMSPORT, Md., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Potomac Edison, a FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) utility, continues to make significant progress restoring power to customers in Maryland and the eastern panhandle of West Virginia following the summer storm ...
Water and Ice Available to Those in Potomac Edi... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Jul 09 2014]
WILLIAMSPORT, Md., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Potomac Edison's power restoration efforts continue following the damaging summer storm that hit the area last night, customers who remain without power can receive 20 pounds of ice and up to three gallons ...
Potomac Edison Summer Storm Update [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Jul 09 2014]
WILLIAMSPORT, Md., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Potomac Edison, a FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) utility, continues an aggressive effort to restore power to customers in Maryland and the eastern panhandle of West Virginia following the summer storm that ...
Mon Power and Potomac Edison Amend West Virgini... [Published PR Newswire: Energy - Jun 13 2014]
FAIRMONT, W.Va., June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) subsidiaries Mon Power and Potomac Edison have amended their rate case currently pending before the Public Service Commission (PSC) of West Virginia to include the $7.5 million ...
Potomac Edison Completes Inspections and Mainte... [Published PR Newswire: Energy - May 29 2014]
WILLIAMSPORT, Md., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the upcoming hot summer months expected to produce higher electrical demand, FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) is completing inspections and conducting equipment maintenance across its Potomac Edison area ...
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