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AEP Ohio Gives $10K to Fight Domestic Violence in Southeastern Ohio

Domestic violence is not a new evil. Its increased menace during the time of COVID-19 is. According to Mary O’Doherty, executive director of the Ohio Domestic Violence Network (ODVN), the global pandemic has not only cut into the funding streams that support her member organizations’ 57 shelters, but it has created a more dangerous environment …

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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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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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AEP Ohio Recognizes 2020 Energy Efficiency Award Recipients

In the midst of uncertainty, AEP Ohio remains dedicated to highlighting our customers and partners who continuously make a difference in their communities.  Each year, our Energy Efficiency Awards recognize those who have advanced the efforts of their operations, buildings or efficiency—sharing in better lighting, greater comfort and productivity. Energy cost savings is another plus.  …

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COVID-19 Grant Helps Feed 200 Families in Western Ohio

Every Friday during the school year in Ottawa, Ohio, KNAP Sack (Keeping Nutrition Available Program) provides weekend meals for children in pre-K through eighth grade who qualify for the school’s lunch program. The COVID-19 pandemic has increased need in the community and prompted the organization to hold additional food distribution events. More than 200 families …

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