The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) recently recognized 17 utility crews for their safety and response efforts in 2014 and late 2013.

Recipients were grouped into the following two categories, with FirstEnergy receiving accolades in both:

  • Emergency Response Award: extraordinary efforts to restore power in times of crisis
  • Emergency Assistance Award: assisting fellow utilities in times of need

Click on each to get more details about the events.

Response Awards for 2014

Baltimore Gas and Electric Company - Ice Storm - February 2014

Central Hudson Gas & Electric - SnowBird Nor'easter - November 2014

Commonwealth Edison -  Thunderstorms / Derecho / Tornadoes - July 2014

Consumers Energy - Ice Storm - December 2013

Duke Energy - Winter Storms Pax & Ulysses - February & March 2014

Entergy - Five Storm Events -  2014

FirstEnergy - Ice & Snow Storm Nika - February 2014

Georgia Power - Ice Storm - February 2014

Gulf Power - Ice Storm, Flooding - January, April 2014

National Grid - Christmas Ice Storm - December 2013

Eversource Energy - Thanksgiving  Nor'easter (NH) - November 2014

PECO - Ice Storm Nika - February 2014

Assistance Awards for 2014

Alabama Power - Georgia Ice, Pennsylvania Ice - February 2014

FirstEnergy - Michigan Thunderstorms - July 2014

Kansas City Power & Light - Five Events in TX, MI, IA, IL - 2014

Eversource Energy - Six Events in ME, PA, NY, NH - 2014

The United Illuminating Company - Ice Storms in VT, PA, ME, NH, MA - 2014

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