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A Day With Our Lineworkers

Each day, at 42 service centers across the state, 575 AEP Ohio lineworkers (plus even more contract lineworkers) fan out across our service territory to bring life to the electric grid. Across 1,000 communities and 10,000 square miles, they install new equipment, maintain our infrastructure and bring power back after storms and other outages. It’s …

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Technician Keeps Accident Scene Safe in Oak Hill

Wellston Technician Kris Irwin lost count of how many broken poles he saw during the February ice storm in southern Ohio. (“It was quite the experience. Definitely every other pole we pulled up to had snapped in half,” Irwin said.) He got so used to dealing with them that, just a few weeks later, when …

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AEP Ohio Helps Hit Homebuilding Milestone in Athens County

According to recent census data, the overall poverty rate for Athens County is the highest in Ohio. The statistics underscore the important work of Habitat for Humanity of Southeast Ohio, which was founded in 1990 to advocate for affordable housing in the area. Thirty years and 99 houses later, the organization is as needed as …

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Spring Storm Preparedness

Springtime brings flowers, sunshine, longer days — and storm season. Thunderstorms, high winds and flash floods can pop up with little warning. When storms and high winds damage power lines, our crews work hard to get the power back on as quickly, safely and efficiently as possible. Follow these five simple tips to help keep …

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Celebrating Women in Power

AEP Ohio has many amazing women in its ranks: engineers, mechanics, technicians, customer advocates, analysts, advisors and management, just to name a few. As we honor Women’s History Month, we want to celebrate a few of our team members who inspire us. Julie Sloat, AEP Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Inspired by the …

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