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New In-Ground Pit Supports Young Gymnasts in Lancaster

Young gymnasts will be receiving softer landings in Lancaster. That’s because AEP Ohio was one of the local organizations that contributed to the construction of an in-ground pit for the gymnastics program at the YMCA Rec Plex. The inflatable air pit is a step up from a standard pit that’s filled with foam cubes or …

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Employees Spruce Up Van Wert’s ‘Front Door’

First impressions are important. Thanks to a group of AEP Ohio employees in northwest Ohio, motorists will have a better one of Van Wert, a small farming community of 11,000 residents near the Ohio-Indiana border. Work Scheduling Assistant Shelly Mitchener led a group of local employees who wanted to give back to their community. She …

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How Much Energy Does Laundry Use? Your Dashboard Shows You

A new feature on AEP Ohio’s Energy Dashboard gives you greater insight into what uses the most electricity in your home and how you can save. But first, are you familiar with the Energy Dashboard? If you don’t know, it’s an online tool that works with your electric meter to help you learn more about your …

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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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