Headquartered in Akron, Ohio, FirstEnergy Corporation is a leading regional energy provider dedicated to safety, operational excellence and responsive customer service. Their subsidiaries are involved in the transmission, distribution and generation of electricity. The company's transmission subsidiaries operate transmission lines connecting the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions. FirstEnergy subsidiaries own or control generating capacity from nuclear, coal, natural gas, hydro, wind and solar facilities. FirstEnergy Solutions, their competitive subsidiary, is a retail energy supplier serving residential, commercial and industrial customers in Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Michigan and Illinois.