SESCO welcomes Joe Strother and Keith Pritts

October 1, 2004

SESCO Enterprises is pleased to announce the completion of two key hires, Joe Strother and Keith Pritts. Joe and Keith bring 35 years of combined power industry experience to our trading team.

Joseph Strother has been part of the electric utility industry since 1988 and has been involved with real-time energy trading for more than 10 years. Joe is NERC certified and brings an extensive amount of experience to SESCO. Joe has a creative and dynamic approach to providing value to any energy portfolio. Joe is a valuable and welcome addition to SESCO's trading desk.

Keith Pritts is a graduate of the Pennsylvania State University with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering. Keith is a registered Professional Engineer in the state of Pennsylvania and is NERC certified to the Reliability Coordinator level. During Keith's 19 years of employment with Allegheny Energy, he held various operations and management positions within the generation supply and energy marketing departments. We welcome the depth and breadth of knowledge he brings to SESCO Enterprises.