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Three Ways Our Forestry Crews Help Keep Your Power On

Did you know fallen trees and branches are one of the most common causes of power outages? That’s why our forestry crews take a proactive approach to help reduce tree-related power outages. They work to remove trees and branches from around our power lines and equipment before they cause a problem — and they also …

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How AEP and PJM Manage the Electric Grid During the Hottest Months

As we move into the hottest months of the year, you might hear more about electricity supply and demand. Generating and distributing electricity is a constant, collaborative process and we work with PJM, our regional transmission organization, to monitor the flow of electricity 24/7, 365. Here are ways PJM helps us get power to your …

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Employees Giving Back in Northeast Ohio

Our employees are serving our communities each and every day, and are passionate about giving back. Looking to northeast Ohio, here are just a few examples of how we’re impacting the areas in which we live and work. Wooster Lineworker Gabe Dieringer and Wooster supervisor Rick Kistler participated in Career Day at Triway High School, …

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Vehicle Accidents Can Impact Your Power

When you think about what causes power outages, you’re probably most familiar with powerful storms and strong winds that bring down trees and power lines. And while you’d be correct, there’s another cause that may not seem as obvious: vehicle accidents.  So far this year, 434 vehicle accidents caused power outages across our service territory. …

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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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AEP Ohio’s Economic Development Success Continuing in 2023

Even though it’s only May, 2023 is stacking up to be another record-breaking year for our economic development. In only four months, we have worked with 20 businesses that are expected to bring over 860 megawatts of new capacity onto our system and create over 1,800 jobs. This early success is outpacing the 31 projects …

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