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  • 7/15/2016
    GAHANNA, Ohio, June 15, 2016 - Electrical system work by AEP Ohio, a unit of American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP), and AEP Ohio Transmission Company Inc., will affect Proctorville, Ohio, and Huntington, West Virginia, motorists traveling along 5th Avenue and WV-106 in Huntington, Ohio Route 7, Ohio Route 775 and Indian Guyan Road in Proctorville, July 16 and 17.
  • 7/14/2016
    GAHANNA, Ohio - July 14, 2016 - AEP Ohio, an operating unit of American Electric Power, is announcing an approximately $30 million investment to improve the electric transmission system in Wood and Hancock counties.
  • 6/29/2016
    GAHANNA, Ohio, June 28, 2016 - Starting July 1, the Ohio Neighbor to Neighbor Program will be accepting applications for utility assistance grants for the 2016 summer cooling season. Through a partnership between AEP Ohio, a unit of American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP), 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.
  • 6/21/2016
    GAHANNA, Ohio, June 21, 2016 - AEP Ohio, a unit of American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP), and AEP Ohio Transmission Company Inc., are installing custom transmission structures designed to resemble football field goal posts as part of a $7 million project to improve reliability for customers and strengthen the power grid in the Canton, Ohio, area. The goal post style transmission poles are scheduled to be installed June 21 and 22. Additional work on that section of the line is planned for the week of June 27.
  • 6/17/2016
    GAHANNA, Ohio, June 17, 2016 - Electrical system work by AEP Ohio, a unit of American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP), and AEP Ohio Transmission Company Inc., will affect motorists traveling along State Route 52 and Ohio River Road near Portsmouth.
  • 5/16/2016
    GAHANNA, Ohio, May 16, 2016 -- AEP Ohio, a unit of American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP), filed a proposal with the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) on Friday to extend its current Electric Security Plan (ESP), with modifications, through May 2024. The current ESP is in effect through May 2018.
  • 5/13/2016
    GAHANNA, Ohio (May 13, 2016) - AEP Ohio, a unit of American Electric Power (NYSE:AEP), today issued a Request for Information (RFI) to solicit information from companies that have an interest in participating in a future AEP Ohio Request for Proposals for obtaining Wind Energy Resources (20 MW or greater) through long-term power purchase agreements.
  • 5/11/2016
    GAHANNA, Ohio (May 11, 2016) - AEP Ohio, a unit of American Electric Power (NYSE:AEP), today issued a Request for Information (RFI) to solicit information from companies that have an interest in participating in a future AEP Ohio Request for Proposals for obtaining Solar Energy Resources (5 MW or greater) through long-term power purchase agreements.
  • 5/10/2016
    GAHANNA, Ohio, May 10, 2016 - AEP Ohio, a unit of American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP), AEP Ohio Transmission Company, Inc., Buckeye Power and Washington Electric Cooperative are taking the next step to improve electric service in Marietta and the surrounding area. This includes rebuilding a transmission line in Washington County.
  • 4/28/2016
    GAHANNA, Ohio, April 28, 2016 - AEP Ohio, a unit of American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP), honored 28 businesses, organizations and teachers from throughout the state at its Energy Efficiency Awards event held today at the Grange Insurance Audubon Center in Columbus. The awards ceremony recognizes AEP Ohio's business customers and partners who have demonstrated a strong commitment to energy efficiency. Awards were presented to winners in 14 categories (See list of winners and categories below).
  • 4/25/2016
    EfficiencyCrafted® Homes program earns awards for greater protection of the environment through energy efficiency

    GAHANNA, Ohio, APRIL 25, 2016 - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized AEP Ohio, a unit of American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP), and Columbia Gas of Ohio with a prestigious 2016 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year-Sustained Excellence Award and a Market Leader Award for continued leadership in protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency.
  • 4/22/2016
    AEP EXPECTS TODAY'S OHIO SUPREME COURT DECISIONS TO FINANCIALLY OFFSET AFTER REMAND

    COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 21, 2016 - Two decisions today from the Ohio Supreme Court upheld capacity cost charges for American Electric Power's (NYSE: AEP) AEP Ohio utility unit, but rejected a part of AEP Ohio's retail stability rider (RSR) competitive transition charge. The full impact of today's decisions will be determined after remand to the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO), but the company expects the net financial result will be minimal.
  • 4/11/2016
    COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 11, 2016 - American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) has named Julie A. Sloat president and chief operating officer of its AEP Ohio utility unit, effective May 2. Sloat currently is AEP's senior vice president and treasurer.
  • 4/7/2016
    GAHANNA, Ohio, April 7, 2016 - AEP Ohio, a unit of American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP), along with AEP Ohio Transmission Company, will build a new substation, upgrade transmission lines and plans an open house for feedback as part of the Eastern Ohio Tri-County Improvements Project.
  • 4/7/2016
    GAHANNA, Ohio, April 7, 2016 - AEP Ohio, a unit of American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP), AEP Ohio Transmission Company, Inc., Buckeye Power and Washington Electric Cooperative are taking the next steps to improve electric service in Marietta and the surrounding area. The plan includes construction of a new 138-kilovolt (kV) transmission line in Monroe County.
  • 4/4/2016
    GAHANNA, Ohio, April 4, 2016 - Electrical system work by AEP Ohio, a unit of American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP), and AEP Ohio Transmission Company, Inc., will affect Canton motorists traveling along Monument Road Northwest, 30th Street Northwest and Martindale Road Northeast, now through fall 2017.
  • 3/31/2016
    COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 31, 2016 - American Electric Power's (NYSE: AEP) AEP Ohio utility unit received an order from the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) today supporting and modifying AEP Ohio's expanded Power Purchase Agreement (PPA).
  • 3/16/2016
    GAHANNA, Ohio, March 16, 2016 - AEP Ohio, a unit of American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP), and AEP Ohio Transmission Company, Inc., will host an open house in April to seek valuable public feedback about planned improvements to the electric transmission grid in eastern Ohio.
  • 3/9/2016
    GAHANNA, Ohio, March 9, 2016 - Athens County's libraries are about to become more energy efficient, thanks to a countywide effort to participate in energy efficiency programs offered through AEP Ohio, a unit of American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) and Columbia Gas of Ohio! The county libraries are receiving $85,602 to be used towards energy efficiency upgrades, after exceeding the goal of the four-month pilot program, Community Energy Savers (CES). CES is meant to help residents and businesses reduce energy use and costs by increasing awareness of energy conservation and encouraging participation in the utilities' energy efficiency programs.
  • 3/9/2016
    GAHANNA, Ohio, March 9, 2016 - AEP Ohio, a unit of American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP), and AEP Ohio Transmission Company, Inc., will host an open house this month to seek valuable public feedback about planned improvements to the electric transmission grid in eastern Ohio.
  • 2/19/2016
    GAHANNA, Ohio, Feb. 19, 2016 -- The collaborative Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) signed by AEP Ohio, a unit of American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP), and other key stakeholders strongly supports key pillars discussed by the Honorable Andre Porter, chair of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, during the Ohio Energy Management Conference in Columbus Wednesday.
  • 1/29/2016
    GAHANNA, Ohio, Jan. 29, 2016 - Scammers are at it again. They are hitting up AEP Ohio customers this week, demanding immediate payment. AEP Ohio, a unit of American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP), says beware and be suspicious of these demands.
  • 1/19/2016
    GAHANNA, Ohio, Jan. 19, 2016 - AEP Ohio, a unit of American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP), AEP Ohio Transmission Company, Inc., Buckeye Power and Washington Electric Cooperative are taking steps to improve electric service in Marietta and the surrounding area. The plan includes construction of a new 138-kilovolt (kV) transmission line in Noble and Washington counties.
  • 1/5/2016
    GAHANNA, Ohio, Jan. 5, 2016 - Electrical system work by AEP Ohio, a unit of American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP), and AEP Ohio Transmission Company, Inc., will affect Canton motorists traveling along 4th Street Northeast, 3rd Street Southeast and Marietta Avenue Northeast, now through June 1.
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