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Stay Cool and Save This Summer

When temperatures spike, so can your electric bill. Try these easy energy efficiency tips to help you save energy and money — all while keeping your family cool this summer. Close blinds and curtains to keep the sun out and cool air inside. Keeping window coverings shut during the hottest parts of the day can help …

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AEP Joins Fight to Slow Floodwaters in Western Ohio

Severe flooding is a growing threat to many Midwestern communities. It’s a well-known and recurring concern in Western Ohio – especially in Findlay and Ottawa, which were hit by a “100-year flood” in August 2007. Water from the Blanchard River spilled into the low-lying towns, causing more than $100 million in damage in Findlay and …

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Coshocton Technician Honored for 45 Injury-Free Years

Don Brouse, a technician in Coshocton, has been named AEP Ohio Safety Champion for the month of June. Brouse is planning to retire in April 2020 and is being recognized by his peers for 45 years of injury-free service. What are some common safety hazards a technician faces? Ninety percent of it is driving. Then …

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Behind the Scenes: AEP Ohio’s Smallest Service Center

Six lineworkers. More than a decade without injury. To say they’re a close-knit team would be an understatement – they’re like brothers. They’re a drama-free group that’s focused on getting the job done, taking care of their community and watching out for one another to make sure they each go home safe every night. The …

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Clippers Add Energy Efficient Player to the Team: Louie the Lightning Bug

The Columbus Clippers have a new heavy hitter wowing fans at Huntington Park this season: Louie the Lightning Bug. Louie is making occasional appearances at Huntington Park this season as part of AEP Ohio’s new partnership with the Clippers. Fans are seeing a number of promotional events at the ballpark, including marketing materials, public address …

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5 Questions with 50-Year Lineworker Mike Wise

Lineworker Mike Wise is celebrating 50 years with AEP – all at the Van Wert Service Center. We talked to him about why he loves AEP Ohio and what drives his dedication. What brought you to AEP? I started at the Van Wert service building right out of high school. I was 18. I worked …

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