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2016-02-26 / Top 100 Organizations


Est. 1997 / Erie

Penelec is based in Erie, Pennsylvania, and provides electric service to approximately 600,000 customers in 32 counties within a 17,000-square-mile area of northern and central Pennsylvania.

Penelec is one of ten regulated electric distribution companies owned by FirstEnergy, a diversified energy company dedicated to safety, reliability and operational excellence. Headquartered in Akron, Ohio, FirstEnergy includes one of the nation’s largest investor- owned electric systems, more than 24,000 miles of transmission lines that connect the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions, and a diverse generating fleet with a total capacity of nearly 17,000 megawatts.

The Penelec/FirstEnergy team lives and works throughout northern and central Pennsylvania. They know their communities, local and state officials and are proud to be actively involved in economic development initiatives in their service territory.

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