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AEP Ohio to Continue Reliability Improvements, Upgrades Under Proposed Plan

AEP Ohio, an American Electric Power (Nasdaq: AEP) company, today filed an Electric Security Plan (ESP) application with the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio that continues AEP Ohio’s commitment to reliability, innovation and offering programs that help customers reduce their energy use and save money. AEP Ohio’s plan would invest $2.2 billion in reliability-focused projects over the six-year ESP term.

AEP Ohio, an American Electric Power (Nasdaq: AEP) company, today filed an Electric Security Plan (ESP) application with the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio that continues AEP Ohio’s commitment to reliability, innovation and offering programs that help customers reduce their energy use and save money. AEP Ohio’s plan would invest $2.2 billion in reliability-focused projects over the six-year ESP term.


PJM Asking Customers to Reduce Use of Electricity

Extremely cold temperatures across the region have created extraordinary demands on the power system. PJM Interconnection, the electricity grid operator for 65 million people in 13 states and the District of Columbia, has requested the public in its region to conserve electricity.

Extremely cold temperatures across the region have created extraordinary demands on the power system. PJM Interconnection, the electricity grid operator for 65 million people in 13 states and the District of Columbia, has requested the public in its region to conserve electricity.


Winter Storm Update: December 23, 1 p.m.

Gusting winds of up to 60 mph have caused scattered outages through our service territory. As of 1:00 p.m., more than 13,000 AEP Ohio customers are currently without power as a result of Winter Storm Elliott. Crews have made steady progress; however, ongoing winds continue to create new outages. 

Gusting winds of up to 60 mph have caused scattered outages through our service territory. As of 1:00 p.m., more than 13,000 AEP Ohio customers are currently without power as a result of Winter Storm Elliott. Crews have made steady progress; however, ongoing winds continue to create new outages. 


AEP Ohio Prepares for Winter Storm Elliott

As we prepare for the arrival of Winter Storm Elliott, a total of 1,800 lineworkers, contractors and support personnel are ready to respond and restore power should outages occur. Our meteorologists continue to monitor the potential for a major winter storm throughout our service territory, with Western Ohio anticipated to be the hardest hit.

As we prepare for the arrival of Winter Storm Elliott, a total of 1,800 lineworkers, contractors and support personnel are ready to respond and restore power should outages occur. Our meteorologists continue to monitor the potential for a major winter storm throughout our service territory, with Western Ohio anticipated to be the hardest hit.


AEP Ohio Continues to Monitor Forecasted Severe Winter Weather

Our meteorologists continue to monitor the potential for a major winter storm throughout our service territory, including extremely cold temperatures, snow and winds over 50 mph expected Thursday night through the weekend.

Our meteorologists continue to monitor the potential for a major winter storm throughout our service territory, including extremely cold temperatures, snow and winds over 50 mph expected Thursday night through the weekend.


AEP Ohio Monitoring Potential Severe Winter Weather

AEP Ohio meteorologists are closely monitoring the potential for severe winter weather across our service territory later this week with the possibility of extremely low temperatures, snow and winds over 50 mph. Long duration, widespread strong wind gusts could cause power outages. AEP Ohio crews are at the ready, preparing equipment and supplies — and are encouraging customers to be prepared for the possibility of outages, too. Crews will work to restore any power outages as quickly and safely as possible — however, road conditions, lingering wind gusts and extreme wind chills could delay some restoration efforts. 

AEP Ohio meteorologists are closely monitoring the potential for severe winter weather across our service territory later this week with the possibility of extremely low temperatures, snow and winds over 50 mph. Long duration, widespread strong wind gusts could cause power outages. AEP Ohio crews are at the ready, preparing equipment and supplies — and are encouraging customers to be prepared for the possibility of outages, too. Crews will work to restore any power outages as quickly and safely as possible — however, road conditions, lingering wind gusts and extreme wind chills could delay some restoration efforts. 


AEP Ohio Shares Information to Help Customers Prepare for Winter Weather

This week is Winter Safety Awareness Week in Ohio — a great time to prepare for the cold ahead and brush up on safety to protect your family. While winter weather can be unpredictable, AEP Ohio works hard to prepare the electric grid and customers for the unexpected. As cold weather nears, here's what to do to plan ahead.

This week is Winter Safety Awareness Week in Ohio — a great time to prepare for the cold ahead and brush up on safety to protect your family. While winter weather can be unpredictable, AEP Ohio works hard to prepare the electric grid and customers for the unexpected. As cold weather nears, here's what to do to plan ahead.


AEP Ohio Neighbor to Neighbor Program Accepting Applications for Winter Heating Assistance

The AEP Ohio Neighbor to Neighbor Program is now accepting applications for utility assistance grants for the 2022-2023 winter heating season. 

The AEP Ohio Neighbor to Neighbor Program is now accepting applications for utility assistance grants for the 2022-2023 winter heating season. 


AEP Ohio Shares National Fire Prevention Week Safety Tips

This week is National Fire Prevention Week, a time dedicated to raising awareness to potential dangers in your home. With electrical hazards being a leading cause of house fires, it’s important to practice safety to protect yourself and your loved ones. These tips can help you stay safe. 

This week is National Fire Prevention Week, a time dedicated to raising awareness to potential dangers in your home. With electrical hazards being a leading cause of house fires, it’s important to practice safety to protect yourself and your loved ones. These tips can help you stay safe. 


AEP Ohio Crews Heading South in Preparation for Hurricane Ian's Landfall

As Hurricane Ian moves closer to landfall, utility companies are anticipating widespread outages and have asked for assistance. AEP Ohio is sending nearly 590 employees and contractors (line personnel, tree crews, damage assessors and crew supervisors) from throughout its service territory to both Florida and Georgia to help with anticipated power restoration needs.

As Hurricane Ian moves closer to landfall, utility companies are anticipating widespread outages and have asked for assistance. AEP Ohio is sending nearly 590 employees and contractors (line personnel, tree crews, damage assessors and crew supervisors) from throughout its service territory to both Florida and Georgia to help with anticipated power restoration needs.


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