Jersey Central Power and Light (JCP&L), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), has been honored for their work supporting construction of Atlantic Health System’s combined heat and power plant at Morristown Medical Center, which received the 2022 New Jersey Alliance for Action Leading Capital Construction Projects award. JCP&L was one of 10 collaborating organizations on the project that were recognized with the award.
Comprised of more than 2,500 of New Jersey’s top corporate, labor, professional, academic and governmental representatives, the NJ Alliance for Action’s mission is to improve the state’s economy through the promotion of capital construction and infrastructure investment. The Leading Capital Construction Projects award highlights innovative, pioneering and landmark construction initiatives that greatly impact the state’s economy and honors the businesses and organizations that work together as partners to ensure a project’s success.
Completed near the end of 2021, Atlantic Health System’s project included the installation of a natural gas power-generating turbine at Morristown Medical Center. The turbine is designed to provide the majority of the hospital’s electricity demands, with the turbine’s exhaust fulfilling the building’s heating needs.