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Ward Off Phantom Energy in Your Home

Spooky season is coming to an end, but did you know there are ghoulish creatures lurking in your home all year long? Your idle appliances and devices in standby mode – known as energy vampires or phantom energy – can take a bite out of your monthly electricity usage. Read on for three ways to …

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The Power of Switching: Helping Minimize the Impact of Outages

Our customers rely on us to keep the power on — and when the lights go out, it’s our job to swiftly and safely restore power. When there’s an outage, one of the first things we do is determine if we can move any of the affected customers to another energy source to minimize the …

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Summer Storms Can Happen in a Flash

Storms can form in a flash — it’s important to be prepared for what happens before, during and after severe weather hits. Keep reading to learn about how to best keep you and your loved ones safe. BEFORE THE STORM Prepping in advance helps ensure that you and your family will be ready. Take these steps …

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Spring Safety: Call 811 Before You Dig

Spring has sprung and we’re all excited to kick off our seasonal landscaping and yardwork—but before you dig in, it’s important to take appropriate safety measures. Check out the tips below to find out how you can protect yourself and others from planting pitfalls.  Call Before You Dig The biggest danger you face when planting …

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Fight Fraud by Learning to Spot the Scam

The holidays are a time for giving, but many criminals are lurking for the opportunity to steal instead. This is why it’s important that you stay alert and learn how to spot a scam, especially when it comes to your electricity service. Grinchy scammers may try claiming to be an AEP Ohio representative and approach …

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Get Ahead of Cold Weather

It’s already getting cooler outside — and with winter just around the corner, now is the time to get ahead of your bills. From higher fuel costs to the age of your furnace, there are many factors that can impact your electric bill. Homes with electric heating systems can see especially large jumps.   Keep …

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