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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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AEP Ohio Springs into Action to Support Alternate Hospitals

When the first cases of COVID-19 were diagnosed in Ohio, public health experts projected a possible peak of nearly 10,000 new cases per day near the end of April, even with physical distancing measures in place. A surge of this magnitude would require large-scale medical support far outpacing current capacity. Hospitals braced for the worst …

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AEP Foundation Donation to Aid Ohio Agencies with Pandemic Relief

As many Ohioans stock up at grocery stores and adjust to a new way of living, there are food banks, pantries and homeless shelters struggling to keep up in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. To help in that effort, the AEP Ohio Fund of the Columbus Foundation donated $180,000 in emergency relief to help …

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