JCP&L Energizing Your Community

December 19, 2017

The FirstEnergy Foundation has presented surprise Gifts of the Season of $1,000 each to 12 non-profit agencies working to make lives better in communities across its Jersey Central Power & Light service areas. “We’re pleased to provide this surprise support to so many agencies throughout New ...

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Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) reminds customers having difficulty paying their utility bills that they may be eligible for special financial assistance or energy efficiency programs that could reduce the amount of electricity they use.     Assistance programs available to New ...

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JCP&L linemen and support personnel are among a large group of linemen, damage accessors, electrical contractors, forestry crews and support personnel from FirstEnergy Corp. utilities  that have mobilized to help utilities in Florida with restoration efforts as a result of Hurricane Irma.

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As part of its ongoing efforts to strengthen the durability and flexibility of its electric transmission and distribution systems, Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) plans to invest  $359 million during 2017 on infrastructure projects and other work to enhance reliability across its 13 ...

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Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) is conducting thermovision inspections on 355 distribution circuits across northern and central New Jersey.   JCP&L employees use thermographic cameras to detect potential problems on wires and other electrical equipment that cannot be observed ...

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In June, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) released its 2016 Report Card for New Jersey’s Infrastructure.  Unfortunately, they assigned our state an overall grade of “D+” based on the condition and performance of our roads, bridges, drinking water, energy and other vital ...

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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 ...

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Nearly 400 linemen, damage assessors, forestry crews and support personnel from nine FirstEnergy utilities are assisting in restoration efforts for customers who lost electric service following Hurricane Matthew.  The workforce includes 62 lineman from Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L).

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Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) forestry contractors are scheduled to trim trees in more than 60 municipalities over the next two months as part of the company’s ongoing efforts to maintain proper clearances around electrical equipment to help protect against tree-related outages.    ...

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JCP&L is continuing construction work throughout the remainder of 2016 on distribution and transmission infrastructure projects to enhance service reliability in our northern and central New Jersey service areas. This comes after last year’s record for best service reliability in over a decade.

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All our employees carry a Jersey Central Power & Light or FirstEnergy photo identification card. Anytime you have a question about an employee coming to your home, feel free to ask for that employee’s photo identification and the purpose of the visit.   It isn’t often, but occasionally, ...

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If you receive an estimated bill, you can read your meter to determine your monthly usage.  Simply subtract the previous month’s reading from your current reading to determine how many kilowatt-hours you have used since your last actual meter reading. To read your electric meter: Your meter ...

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There has been an increase in the number of scams being attempted on utility customers.  Scam artists use the fear of losing power during the winter months as leverage to obtain personal information and money from unsuspecting customers.   Here are two of the biggest scams and how they ...

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At JCP&L, our top priority is to provide our customers with safe, reliable electricity.  When an outage occurs, it’s important to report it to us as soon as possible.  This helps us pinpoint the damage and restore power safely and quickly.  There are many ways to reach us: Call us – Our ...

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