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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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Helping Older Adults & Caregivers Prepare for Emergencies

September is National Preparedness Month — and while our crews always work hard to keep the power on, it’s important to be prepared for the unexpected. We’ve been working closely with our local community partners to better serve the unique needs of older adults and their caregivers, especially when it comes to preparing for emergencies …

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Meet Myranda: Helping Crews & Customers Get Ahead of Severe Weather

AEP’s newest meteorologist, Myranda Fullerton, says most weather enthusiasts get hooked at a young age — and she’s no exception. For Myranda, it was the blizzard of 1993 that captured her attention after it dumped 25+ inches of snow on her hometown of Pittsburgh. She’s been watching the sky ever since. After spending nearly 15 …

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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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Grow Your Knowledge on Savings, Safety & More

Summer heat is making air conditioners work overtime to combat high temperatures — causing energy usage and electric bills to increase. Read on to brush up on ways to save energy and stay safe in these hottest summer months. Savings Study Tips If you’re looking to reduce your energy use and electric bill, here are …

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Know What’s Below: Always Call Before You Dig

In recognition of the recent 811 Day, and with the fall planting season rapidly approaching, AEP Ohio is reminding you to call 811 at least 48 hours before doing any digging on your property. Electric, gas, water, sewer and cable utilities use underground lines to deliver services to customers. Striking these lines can cause serious …

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