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Wind Storm Update: 11 a.m. March 26

Damaging, gusting winds of up to more than 60 miles per hour blew through our service territory overnight into the morning. More than 44,000 customers were without power at the height of the windstorm around 7 a.m. 

Damaging, gusting winds of up to more than 60 miles per hour blew through our service territory overnight into the morning. More than 44,000 customers were without power at the height of the windstorm around 7 a.m. 


AEP Ohio Plans Electric Transmission Improvements in Northwest Ohio

MOUNT BLANCHARD, Ohio – AEP Ohio officials are planning to upgrade the electric transmission grid serving customers in Hardin, Hancock, Wyandot and Seneca counties.

MOUNT BLANCHARD, Ohio – AEP Ohio officials are planning to upgrade the electric transmission grid serving customers in Hardin, Hancock, Wyandot and Seneca counties.


AEP Ohio, 13 Parties Agree to Rates Enabling Additional Power Grid and Reliability Improvements

GAHANNA, Ohio, March 12, 2021 – AEP Ohio, an American Electric Power (Nasdaq: AEP) company, today filed with the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) an agreement detailing new base rates for electric distribution service and outlining commitments to continue improving electric delivery service to its customers. AEP Ohio and 13 others have signed on to this settlement, including the PUCO staff, the Office of the Ohio Consumers’ Counsel, large industrial customer groups as well as commercial customers including Kroger Co. and Walmart, and the Ohio Hospital Association have negotiated this settlement. AEP Ohio last updated its base rates in 2011.

GAHANNA, Ohio, March 12, 2021 – AEP Ohio, an American Electric Power (Nasdaq: AEP) company, today filed with the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) an agreement detailing new base rates for electric distribution service and outlining commitments to continue improving electric delivery service to its customers. AEP Ohio and 13 others have signed on to this settlement, including the PUCO staff, the Office of the Ohio Consumers’ Counsel, large industrial customer groups as well as commercial customers including Kroger Co. and Walmart, and the Ohio Hospital Association have negotiated this settlement. AEP Ohio last updated its base rates in 2011.


AEP Ohio Wins Emergency Response Award

AEP Ohio was presented an Emergency Response Award by the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) for helping restore power following several large storms in 2020.

AEP Ohio was presented an Emergency Response Award by the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) for helping restore power following several large storms in 2020.


AEP Ohio Neighbor to Neighbor Program Granting Millions to Customers in Need

GAHANNA, Ohio, January 13, 2021 – AEP Ohio’s Neighbor to Neighbor Program is granting up to $3.5 million for eligible customers who are experiencing financial hardships. Through a partnership with AEP Ohio, an American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) company, and Dollar Energy Fund, the Neighbor to Neighbor Program supports families in need with a grant applied directly to their AEP Ohio bill, helping customers maintain their basic electric service. Eligible account holders may apply now, with applications processed on a first-come, first-served basis until funding is depleted.

GAHANNA, Ohio, January 13, 2021 – AEP Ohio’s Neighbor to Neighbor Program is granting up to $3.5 million for eligible customers who are experiencing financial hardships. Through a partnership with AEP Ohio, an American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) company, and Dollar Energy Fund, the Neighbor to Neighbor Program supports families in need with a grant applied directly to their AEP Ohio bill, helping customers maintain their basic electric service. Eligible account holders may apply now, with applications processed on a first-come, first-served basis until funding is depleted.


'Utility Scam Awareness Week' Comes During High-Risk Time for Customers

With the COVID-19 pandemic and holidays right around the corner, this is a particularly high-risk time for many people including senior citizens, low-income residents and understaffed small businesses to be targeted by scammers. 

With the COVID-19 pandemic and holidays right around the corner, this is a particularly high-risk time for many people including senior citizens, low-income residents and understaffed small businesses to be targeted by scammers. 


AEP Ohio Hosts Virtual Open House to Discuss Electric Transmission Improvements in Southeast Columbus

AEP Ohio representatives plan an approximate $64 million investment to upgrade the electric transmission grid serving customers in Southeast Columbus and Groveport.

AEP Ohio representatives plan an approximate $64 million investment to upgrade the electric transmission grid serving customers in Southeast Columbus and Groveport.


AEP Ohio Announces Intent to Resume Standard Business Practices

AEP Ohio has filed a plan with the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) to begin a careful transition to standard business operations. Since March 13, 2020, AEP Ohio has operated under a COVID-19 emergency plan, which includes a moratorium on service disconnections for non-payment. As part of the AEP Ohio transition to standard business operations, service disconnections for past due customer accounts will resume in September, upon approval from the PUCO.

AEP Ohio has filed a plan with the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) to begin a careful transition to standard business operations. Since March 13, 2020, AEP Ohio has operated under a COVID-19 emergency plan, which includes a moratorium on service disconnections for non-payment. As part of the AEP Ohio transition to standard business operations, service disconnections for past due customer accounts will resume in September, upon approval from the PUCO.


AEP Ohio Neighbor to Neighbor Program is Accepting Applications for Summer Cooling & COVID-19 Assistance

GAHANNA, Ohio, July 1, 2020 – The AEP Ohio Neighbor to Neighbor Program is now accepting applications for utility assistance grants for the 2020 summer cooling season.  Through a partnership between AEP Ohio, an American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) company, and Dollar Energy Fund, eligible AEP Ohio customers who need help during the summer months can apply for assistance to maintain or restore their electric service.

GAHANNA, Ohio, July 1, 2020 – The AEP Ohio Neighbor to Neighbor Program is now accepting applications for utility assistance grants for the 2020 summer cooling season.  Through a partnership between AEP Ohio, an American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) company, and Dollar Energy Fund, eligible AEP Ohio customers who need help during the summer months can apply for assistance to maintain or restore their electric service.


SUMMER STORM UPDATE - JUNE 11, 12:30 P.M.

More than 3,000 line, contractor and support personnel are working to restore power after a fast-moving, strong storm with winds higher than 60 m.p.h. crossed the state. 

More than 3,000 line, contractor and support personnel are working to restore power after a fast-moving, strong storm with winds higher than 60 m.p.h. crossed the state. 


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