FirstEnergy Utilities file plan to purchase electricity in the US

21 November 2011 (Last Updated November 21st, 2011 18:30)

US-based FirstEnergy Pennsylvania Utilities has filed a plan with the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PPUC) to purchase electric generation supply in June 2013.

US-based FirstEnergy Pennsylvania Utilities has filed a plan with the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PPUC) to purchase electric generation supply in June 2013.

The utility companies involved in this project are Metropolitan Edison (Met-Ed), Pennsylvania Electric (Penelec), Pennsylvania Power (Penn Power), and West Penn Power, which supply power to 2 million customers in Pennsylvania, US.

The utilities will obtain supply through an auction process, to be conducted in November 2012 and January 2013 and managed by a global consulting firm CRA International.

The companies expect the PPUC to be included on their default service programme petition in 2012.