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You Can Get $50 for Your Old, Working Fridge

AEP Ohio will pay you $50 to recycle your old, working refrigerator or freezer and provide 3 LED light bulbs as an added bonus. We’ll even coordinate pick-up free of charge. Plus, replacing an inefficient old appliance can save you upwards of $150 a year in energy costs.

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Helping Power Puerto Rico

Utility companies from across the country come together when disasters strike. AEP Ohio recently sent 14 line workers and four storm restoration experts to Puerto Rico to assist with power restoration efforts in areas devastated by Hurricane Maria in September. Our crews joined nearly 5,500 restoration workers already on the island who are assisting the …

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The Power of Pink

Meet Cathy – she’s a breast cancer survivor and one of the many reasons why our crews go pink in October. We’re raising awareness and hope with each pole climbed. Have you seen our crews sporting their pink hard hats in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month?

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After the Storm: How Your Power Gets Restored

Our work begins well before a storm starts as we track incoming weather to keep a close eye on parts of our service territory that may be impacted. After a storm hits, we assess the damage and determine staffing needs— sometimes coordinating crews from other parts of Ohio and other states to help with restoration …

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Hurricane Irma

When the call comes to help, our crews are always willing. More than 700 AEP Ohio employees and contractors went to Florida ahead of Hurricane Irma to assist with power restoration efforts. For decades, utility companies across the country have come together when disasters strike. Having extra hands on deck can help get power back …

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My electric bill is high this winter. What can I do?

High bills this winter? Lots of factors impact how hard your furnace has to work to combat the cold Ohio temperatures – from how well your home is insulated to the age of your furnace. Homes with electric heating systems can see especially large jumps on winter bills. Beyond the cold weather, there are a …

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