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Celebrating One of Our Women in Power

Sarah Powell, a forestry supervisor, has been in the industry for 23 years. She spends her time making sure trees don’t cause power outages for our customers, working with different departments to ensure tree crews are completing work safely and on time. She spends most of her time out at worksites talking with tree crews. …

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Columbus Lineworkers Race Toward Burning Building

When faced with an emergency situation, people have a “fight or flight” response that instinctively kicks in. No one quite knows for sure how they will react until it happens. For the line department at Columbus Southwest, that answer is now apparent: Fight. Twelve of the garage’s 27 lineworkers were in an industrial area of …

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Train-to-Hire Internship Program Kicking Off at the DDC

A new internship program will provide a pathway to employment for Columbus high schoolers while providing AEP Ohio’s Distribution Dispatch Center (DDC) with a pipeline for young, skilled talent. In late February, 66 high school juniors (studying Information Technology at Columbus Downtown High School) visited AEP Ohio’s headquarters in Gahanna. The students learned about the …

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In Zanesville, Yet Another Example: Never Touch a Downed Wire

We can’t say it enough: Stay away from downed lines. Zanesville Line Servicer Eric Erwin was recently able to prevent yet another close call with this extreme danger. Erwin was called to the scene at 8:45 p.m. January 5 following a reported wire down. A tractor trailer had failed to turn sharply enough and ran …

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Storms: Be Prepared. Stay Safe.

We’ve officially said goodbye to the winter season and welcome to spring—and the storms that come with it. With Ohio Severe Weather Awareness Week this week and inclement weather already impacting our area in recent weeks, the time to prepare for future storms is now. Plan Ahead In the event of an emergency, it’s important …

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AEP Ohio Gives $5K to United Way of Hancock County

AEP Ohio has made a $5,000 donation to the United Way of Hancock County. With this contribution, the organization will invest in weekend meals for children, food pantries, voucher programs and food distribution events – each having specific importance in battling hunger across the Findlay area. According to Angela Deboskey, chief executive officer at United Way …

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