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Murphy Brothers Total 94 Years at AEP…and Counting

Photo: Dave Murphy, left, and his brother, Jack Dave Murphy, an equipment operator at AEP’s generation plant in Conesville, Ohio, was hired in 1973. His 45 years with the company put him squarely among the 100 longest-tenured employees, and he has no plans to retire. Impressed? His brother isn’t. That’s because Jack Murphy, a line …

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Planting the Right Tree in the Right Place

Falling tree limbs are one of the most common causes of a power outage — a single branch can leave thousands of customers without power. That’s why AEP Ohio has a comprehensive program to manage tree brush that grows around power lines. By planting the right tree in the right place, you can help preserve your community’s …

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Severe Weather: When the Lights Go Out

When a severe storm is on the radar, our work begins well before the storm starts as we track incoming weather to keep a close eye on parts of our service territory that may be affected. When major storms damage power lines, we work hard to return power to the greatest number of customers as …

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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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