Children were Playing Near a Downed Power Line. These Two Employees Kept Them Safe

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New Lighting Makes Saving an Artform

Thanks to a curated collection of upgrades and practices, the Zanesville Museum of Art exhibits how a non-profit organization can save on its operating costs. The museum recently used AEP Ohio’s Energy Advantage Program to receive free coaching, assessments and tools for energy savings. “Each dollar we save in energy costs is a dollar that …

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Explore Energy Efficiency with Kids

It’s never too early to teach your kids about energy efficiency, and we’re here to help. Below are a few educational activities you can try with your kids this summer. Take a “Field Trip”  Walk around your house with your child and pinpoint opportunities to save energy. Unplug appliances that can save power, such as …

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Storeroom Attendant/National Guardsman Helps Fight COVID-19

Derek Goodburn works in the storeroom providing materials and equipment for AEP Ohio’s Columbus District. He’s also a traditional Guardsman serving part-time with the U.S. National Guard. So when Gov. Mike DeWine deployed these citizen soldiers to provide support in combatting the pandemic, Goodburn began a leave of absence with AEP and faithfully assumed his …

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AEP to Power Google’s New Data Center

AEP Ohio has a big new customer. Big as is lots of kilowatt hours, and big as in … well, you’ve probably heard of them. Thanks to a new business development partnership, AEP will be providing electric service to Google for its new 400-acre data center in New Albany, Ohio. The $600M project is bringing …

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Happy 90th to Ernie Woods, ‘A True Lineman’

During his 35-year career as a lineworker with AEP Ohio, Ernie Woods developed a reputation as a go-to resource for his teammates in Wooster who wanted to know how to get a job done and get it done right. He was a meticulous planner, experienced and had an approachable demeanor that made it easy to …

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Get to Know a Forester

Mike Griffith is a forester with AEP Ohio. Most days, he is in the field ensuring crews are working safely and maintaining the balance of the natural beauty of your neighborhood with the need to keep your power flowing.  We spoke with Mike to learn more about forestry, his love for the great outdoors and …

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