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Powering Food Production in Ohio

Did you know the majority of Totino’s pizza rolls sold in the U.S. are made in Wellston, Ohio? Or that Heinz makes ketchup in Fremont, Ohio? In fact, many of your favorite foods are made in the Buckeye State and in production facilities powered by AEP Ohio. Food production is an important industry for Ohio …

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Building a Smarter Grid

AEP Ohio is investing in new technologies to make the power grid more reliable and improve your service. Here’s a look at the enhancements that will simplify your life, save you energy and lower your bill.

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The Magic of DACR Technology Means Fewer Outages

DACR, short for Distribution Automation Circuit Reconfiguration, is a new technology that detects a power outage and automatically reroutes the power – minimizing the number of people impacted within minutes. Check out these videos to learn more about how this technology is an important part of our plan to build a better, faster and smarter …

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VVO Technology Brings More Ways to Save

VVO, short for Volt Var Optimization, is a proven technology that assures electricity is more efficiently transmitted through our power lines and into your home. It automatically adjusts voltage levels on the power lines to improve energy efficiency and minimize energy loss. At the end of the day, it reduces the amount of electricity your …

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Smart Meters: Giving You the Power to Save

Smart meters are electric meters equipped with two-way communication technology. They provide near real-time electric readings and securely send customers’ usage information to AEP Ohio for operational and billing purposes. Smart meters improve billing accuracy (you’ll no longer receive estimated bills) and eliminate the need for meter readers to enter onto customers’ property. Smart meters …

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