Related Party Transactions and Outside Related Director Information

FirstEnergy (FE)

4/1/2005 and 4/3/2006 Proxy Information

No related party transactions or special relationships reported for this company. Director relationships marked "Outside Related" at this firm will most often be former executives of the company. Additional information regarding these relationships will be added during our regular updates.

4/1/2004 Proxy Information

Mr. Burg had served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of FirstEnergy Corporation since 2002. He passed away in January 2004 after a battle with leukemia.

Mr. Hafer was Chairman of FirstEnergy Corporation from November 2001 to May 2002.

4/9/2003 Proxy Information

FirstEnergy Solutions Corp., a subsidiary of the Company, had a contract with Duck Creek Energy, Inc., under which it purchased variable amounts of gas at a fixed negotiated price. This contract expired in April of 2002. During 2002, FirstEnergy Solutions paid Duck Creek $353,249 for gas delivered under this contract. Some of this gas came from wells in which Mr. Russell W. Maier, a director, had a 10-15 percent ownership interest. As a result, Mr. Maier received approximately $9,600.