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Safety First: Call Before You Dig

As the summer winds down, you may be thinking about ways to boost your curb appeal with easy projects like landscaping changes and lighting upgrades. For any project that requires you to dig, it’s important that you first know where the underground utility lines are located around your property. Call 811 at least 48 hours …

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Stay Cool and Save This Summer

When temperatures spike, so can your electric bill. Try these easy energy efficiency tips to help you save energy and money — all while keeping your family cool this summer. Close blinds and curtains to keep the sun out and cool air inside. Keeping window coverings shut during the hottest parts of the day can help …

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Powering Through Summer Storms: What You Need To Know

Summer storms are unpredictable and can happen in a flash. Many of us have seen that beautiful blue sky quickly fade when a summer storm rolls in. When storms damage power lines, our crews work hard to get your power back on. Here’s what you need to know to help you stay safe, prepared and …

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Plan Before You Plant

At AEP Ohio, we love trees. We just hate power outages. And, like you, we appreciate the outdoors and understand your desire to plant new trees when the weather permits. Your local nursery can help you find the right tree for the right place. Armed with the info below, let them know how far away …

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Portable Generator Safety Tips

Portable generators can be useful when temporary or remote electric power is needed, but also can be hazardous if they aren’t isolated properly. To properly isolate portable generators, be careful you never connect it to an electrical outlet. Instead, appliances should be connected directly to the generator. The easiest way to use a generator is …

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Energy Checkup: Improving the Efficiency of Your Business

Energy is an important business resource, and a cost worth managing. Whether you’re looking for simple efficiency upgrades or developing a long-term improvement plan, an energy audit or assessment will help you diagnose the right strategies for saving energy and money. It will also help you create a more comfortable business environment. When your business …

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