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Planting a Tree? Do This to Avoid Outages

Shovel? Check. Gardening gloves? Check? Wheelbarrow, rake, watering can, fertilizer: check, check, check, check. You’re ready to start planting! Not so fast. Trees are a leading cause of power outages across our service territory. Before you begin your latest landscaping project, it’s important to do these four things first. We’re asking customers to please plan …

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The Solar Eclipse: How AEP Ohio is Preparing

The last total solar eclipse visible in Ohio was in 1806, and the next one won’t occur until 2099. The Ohio Emergency Management Agency is expecting anywhere from 150,000 to 575,000 visitors to the state to view the rare event. To prepare for this once-in-a-lifetime occurrence on Monday, April 8, AEP Ohio has been working …

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Smithsonian’s African American History Exhibit Travels to Ohio

As part of our celebration of Black History Month, AEP’s Black Employee Resource Group (BERG) is sponsoring a poster exhibit in central Ohio. “A Place for All People: Introducing the National Museum of African American History and Culture” is organized by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service in collaboration with the Museum. The exhibit highlights …

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Winter Weather Impacts Your Electric Bill: Here’s What You Can Do

Cold winter weather can send your furnace into overdrive — causing your energy usage and electric bill to go up. That’s especially true if you heat your home with electricity, even if your thermostat setting remains the same.  New Year, New Energy-Efficiency Habits Here are a few low- and no-cost things you can do around …

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Stay Safe. Stay Warm.

Winter weather is here. Now is the time to brush up on these important safety reminders as you keep your home warm. Space Heater Safety While space heaters can be a great way to stay warm, they can be a fire hazard if not used properly. If you’re using a space heater this winter: Keep …

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