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JCP&L revises payment plans after Sandy

MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) -- Jersey Central Power & Light, a unit of FirstEnergy Corp., is offering customers affected by Superstorm Sandy additional payment plans.

JCP&L says the revised plans make payments more flexible and will remain in place until Mar. 15.

JCP&L customers can make an initial payment of up to 25 percent of the outstanding balance and arrange a budget installment plan to pay off the balance over 12 months.

A second plan requires a payment of up to 25 percent of the balance if the customer can't make the initial payment. A six-month installment plan also can be implemented instead of the current three-month plan.