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AEP Ohio

  • 5/16/2018
    GAHANNA, Ohio, May 16, 2018 - The City of Delaware recently received an Energy Efficiency Champion Award from AEP Ohio, an American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) company. The award recognizes those who have made outstanding contributions to increasing energy efficiency within their organizations, reducing their energy usage and positively impacting the environment.
  • 5/10/2018
    GAHANNA, Ohio, May 10, 2018 - AEP Ohio, an American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) company today announced 15 economic development organizations throughout Ohio have been awarded a Local Economic Assistance Program (LEAP) grant The announcement comes as part of National Economic Development Week, May 7-12. Awarded annually since 2005, AEP Ohio's LEAP grants provide funding to help local communities grow with a focus on retaining and expanding manufacturing jobs.

AEP Texas

  • 5/17/2018
    An equipment failure at the Laredo Plant Station tripped off line around 3:45 p.m. today, leaving approximately 3,400 customers without power. Crews have been dispatched to the site to address the issue.

  • 5/17/2018
    Two AEP Texas transmission lines in far west Texas tripped off line around 4:30 p.m. resulting in loss of electric service for approximately 12,500 customers in the in Alpine, Marathon, Presidio, Valentine, Fort Davis, Balmorhea and Marfa areas, as well as service to some connections to Rio Grande Electric Cooperative.

Appalachian Power

  • 5/22/2018
    Appalachian Power has increased its debris removal activities at the Smith Mountain Project's two lakes as a result of wash-down from recent heavy rains and high inflows from its rivers and tributaries. The company has scheduled three crews-two operating on Smith Mountain and one on Leesville-to immediately begin work removing debris from the main channels.
  • 5/19/2018
    Appalachian Power has announced that it will become owner of the electric distribution system at Breaks Interstate Park. An effective date for the ownership transfer is pending regulatory approval in Virginia. Breaks has owned and maintained the system for decades.

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Public Service Company of Oklahoma

  • 4/24/2018
    Public Service Company of Oklahoma (PSO), Oklahoma Industrial Energy Consumers (OIEC) and Walmart have reached a settlement agreement on PSO's proposed Wind Catcher Energy Connection project (Wind Catcher).
  • 4/20/2018
    Oklahoma FFA students will soon have the opportunity to enhance their technical learning experience thanks to a new STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) After-School Grants program made possible through a partnership between the Oklahoma FFA Foundation and Public Service Company of Oklahoma (PSO), a unit of American Electric Power.

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