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FirstEnergy Upgrades Power System to Support Manufacturing Facilities in Fulton County, Ohio

05/11/2021 10:33

02:22 PM EDT, 05/11/2021 (MT Newswires) -- FirstEnergy (FE) said Tuesday it is upgrading its Toledo Edison electric system to support a $700 million expansion at North Star BlueScope Steel and to meet the projected energy needs of other industrial facilities in Fulton County, Ohio.

The utility said it recently invested nearly $2.5 million to upgrade equipment at the substation that delivers electricity to the steel plant in Delta. It is also planning a $67 million transmission substation and high-voltage power line to support the future energy demands of the area's manufacturing industry.

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