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Electricity consumption is expected to grow 30 percent in the next 25 years, and The University of Toledo College of Engineering hosted a forum to explain what the electric industry is doing to ensure enough electricity is generated and supplied to meet that demand.
As part of the college's Sustainability Lecture Series titled "Addressing the Challenges of a Changing Electric Industry," representatives from FirstEnergy Corp. explained how the firm and the industry plan to increase production in a safe, economical and environmentally sound manner.
Presenting from FirstEnergy was Gary R. Leidich, executive vice president, who also serves as president of FirstEnergy Generation; Peter C. Manousos, senior environmental and energy policy scientist and meteorologist; and Lauren J. Quam, manager for energy markets analysis.