Allegheny Power: Overview

Allegheny ElectricAllegheny Power is the old energy provider, only now on steroids. In February 2011 Allegheny Power completed its merger with FirstEnergy, making it a bigger and better energy supply company. With FirstEnergy the customer receives dedication to safety, reliability, and operational excellence, the largest investor owned electrical system that serves 6 million in the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions.  FirstEnergy produces over 24,000 megawatts in 7 states. They own 67,000 miles of service territory, 20,000 miles of transmission line, $48 billion in assets, and $16 billion in annual fees. FirstEnergy employees  17,500.

FirstEnergy hopes that its adopted Allegheny Power customers will see these benefits as a result of the merger:

  • Faster restoration following storms
  • Better rates even long term
  • More support for education and other community based organizations

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