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AEP Ohio Helping Connect the Moonville Rail Trail

There’s a new tourist destination for outdoor enthusiasts in southern Ohio, and AEP Ohio is proud to lend a hand with finishing a final piece of its construction. Located in Vinton and Athens counties, the Moonville Rail Trail is a 10-mile journey through Zaleski State Forest, the communities of Zaleski and Mineral, Lake Hope State …

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Safety Champion Josh Freeman Kept His Word

Doing what you promise is necessary. It’s necessary for building trust; it’s necessary for providing excellent customer service; and it’s necessary for keeping people safe, too. His peers understand this, which is why the AEP Ohio state safety committee named Josh Freeman, a Chillicothe line mechanic, its safety champion for April. Freeman was recently assigned …

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New Technology Helps Grow Healthy Food Year-Round

AEP Ohio, in partnership with Mid-Ohio Food Collective and the Electric Power Research Institute, is showcasing new technology to grow nutritious food year-round. The “Indoor Ag Container,” a retrofitted semi-trailer equipped with high-tech sensors as well as LED and ultraviolet lights, makes it possible to grow food outside traditional growing seasons. “At AEP Ohio, we’re …

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Celebrating Our Lineworkers

Lineworkers are at the core of what we do here at AEP Ohio — working with tens of thousands of volts of electricity, around the clock and in all weather conditions, to keep the power on for our customers across Ohio. Each year on April 18 we recognize National Lineworker Appreciation Day. We asked our …

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Honoring Veterans, Serving the Community

To celebrate National Volunteer Month, we spoke with AEP Ohio team members to hear how they give back to the community. Read more below: Jayne Meyer has been volunteering since her days as a college student at The Ohio State University, reading textbooks onto tapes for blind students and volunteering as a tutor. Coming from …

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AEP Ohio Chillicothe Employee Gives Back to Her Hometown Community

Growing up, Krystle Thompson remembers coming home from school, dropping off her backpack and running all over town with her friends. She loved skipping rocks at the pond, playing outside and all the joy that came with living in a town where you know your neighbors across the street, as well as across town. It’s …

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