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Energy Education Resources

We understand that many families are trying to navigate education and continued learning at home during the COVID-19 pandemic. To help support our teachers, students and families, we’ve compiled a list with a few of our favorite energy-related educational resources and activities. You never know, you might be teaching a future engineer. AEP Electric Universe …

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AEP Foundation Donation to Aid Ohio Agencies with Pandemic Relief

As many Ohioans stock up at grocery stores and adjust to a new way of living, there are food banks, pantries and homeless shelters struggling to keep up in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. To help in that effort, the AEP Ohio Fund of the Columbus Foundation donated $180,000 in emergency relief to help …

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AEP Ohio’s Residential Energy Efficiency Programs Ending Soon

We realize that the past few weeks have brought unexpected challenges into your lives. AEP Ohio is here to support you during the COVID-19 pandemic and as other changes arise. You may have recently heard the news that state law (House Bill 6) requires ramping down our energy efficiency programs. We’ve worked with the Public …

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Reducing Tree-Related Power Outages

Did you know that the leading cause of power outages is fallen trees and branches?  That’s why AEP Ohio has a comprehensive program to manage trees and brush that grow around our lines and equipment—and it’s been shown to improve the reliability of our service. In fact, our maintenance program has reduced tree-related outages by …

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AEP Ohio’s Business Energy Efficiency Programs Ending Soon

For many small businesses, recent times have not been business as usual. AEP Ohio is here to support you during the COVID-19 pandemic and as we navigate additional changes together. You may have also heard that AEP Ohio’s energy efficiency programs will ramp down, as mandated by Ohio House Bill 6. However, we’ve worked with …

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Customer Account Manager Hangs Up His Cleats After 37 Years

As a student at West Virginia University, Don Stemple wanted to play football. But he wasn’t the fastest or most athletic player. While his high school team was West Virginia state champions, Stemple – unlike five of his teammates – never received a Division 1 scholarship offer. Nevertheless, Stemple entertained pie-in-the-sky dreams of playing professionally. …

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