95 W. Veterans Hwy, Jackson, NJ 08527 Tel # 732-928-1200

JCP&L - Report Lighting Problem

Streetlights brighten up a community and help keep it attractive and safe. Help us keep streetlights working as they should by letting us know when lights are in need of repair. If you see a streetlight out, please contact us so that repairs can be made.


  • To report a streetlight outage: 
  • Call our automated outage reporting line at 1-888-LIGHTSS (1-888-544-4877). For faster service, use the phone number associated with your account and say "streetlight problem" after the greeting.
  • Visit www.firstenergycorp.com,




A Message from JCP&L regarding a Phone-pay scam


JCP&L we’re providing more ways for our customers to report outages and check the progress of our efforts to restore service. We’re the first electric utility in New Jersey to offer outage reporting on our Facebook page.

These pre-paid cards are available at convenience stores and drug stores, and customers can use them to pay bills or add money to online accounts. However, JCP&L does not endorse the use of Green Dot cards as a bill payment method.

If a customer receives a call from someone demanding payment of their electric bill by using a Green Dot card, they are being scammed and should report the crime to local authorities. Although our company representatives sometimes do call customers to remind them that a payment  is past due, they explain how a payment can be made using one of the following established payment options:

       Direct Debit
       Automated Phone Payment -
       Authorized Payment Location -

Any customer who has doubts about a call from someone claiming to be from JCP&L, especially one demanding immediate payment, should call JCP&L’s customer service number at
1-800-662-3115. For more information, visit www.firstenergycorp.com/paymentoptions

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During 1994, we celebrated the 150th year of Jackson's existence as an incorporated municipality in the State of New Jersey. As the handwritten Legislative Act reads, "Having been three times read in the Council (the State Senate) on February 29, 1844,"