Advances in power quality technology and research for commercial and industrial customers will be among the topics presented and discussed at free workshops sponsored by Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L), FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), and the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) on October 19 and 20 at JCP&L facilities in Red Bank and Morristown.

The October 19th event will be held at JCP&L’s Red Bank office, 331 Newman Springs Rd., Suite 325, in Red Bank, and the October 20th event will be held at JCP&L’s Morristown headquarters, 300 Madison Avenue in Morristown.

Experts from EPRI will explain how industrial and manufacturing customers can improve their competitiveness through low-cost power quality solutions, efficiency applications and advanced manufacturing technologies.  Attendees can earn three Professional Development Hours (PDH) credits. 

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The events run from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., and include lunch.  Tours of JCP&L’s Distribution Control Centers also will be available at each location.

To register for the Red Bank event go to:

To register for the Morristown event go to:

The Electric Power Research Institute, Inc. ( conducts research and development relating to the generation, delivery, and use of electricity for the benefit of the public.  As an independent, non-profit organization, EPRI brings together its members, the institute’s scientists and engineers, along with experts from academia and industry to help address challenges in electricity, including reliability, efficiency, affordability, health, safety and the environment.  EPRI’s members represent more than 90 percent of electric utility revenue in the United States, and international participation in 35 countries.