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  • 12/14/2011
    Company concerned over changes to settlement agreement signed by more than 20 stakeholder groups
  • 12/8/2011
    Updated data shows sufficient availability of discounted AEP Ohio generation for residents of communities
    that recently voted to approve opt-out aggregation
  • 11/28/2011
    Agreement calls for no change in base distribution rates, allows recovery of past expenditures
  • 11/1/2011
    AEP Ohio is increasing its appliance recycling program rebate from $35 to $50 for its customers who are ready to replace their old, energy guzzling refrigerator or freezer. This limited time offer runs November 1 through December 31, 2011,
  • 10/5/2011
    GAHANNA, Ohio Oct.5, 2011- AEP Ohio, a unit of American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) joined local and state officials today in Paulding County to dedicate the Timber Road II Wind Farm, Ohio's first industrial-scale wind farm.
  • 10/3/2011
    gridSMART® from AEP Ohio unveils Online Energy Checkup.
  • 10/3/2011
    The Neighbor to Neighbor Program opens on October 3rd.

  • 9/26/2011
    AEP Ohio, a unit of American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP), has introduced a $25 rebate on ENERGY STAR refrigerators at select retailers that sell appliances throughout Ohio in an effort to increase consumer awareness and encourage the purchase of energy efficient products.
  • 9/19/2011
    Check presented for energy efficiency improvements made by the school district
  • 9/7/2011
    AEP Ohio, a unit of American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) has reached a settlement agreement with a majority of parties involved in several cases pending before the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO), including the company's Electric Security Plan (ESP) proposal. The agreement gives AEP the authority to merge its two operating companies, Columbus Southern Power (CSP) and Ohio Power (OPCo), into one company. It also calls for the company to corporately separate its Ohio generation assets and complete the transition to a competitive generation market by mid-2015. Additionally, the agreement supports economic development opportunities and asset investment in Ohio.
  • 9/7/2011
    AEP Ohio announces the expansion of its Energy Check Toolkit Library Lending Program throughout the company's Ohio service territory. Introduced in March as the Kill-A-Watt Meter Program at the Licking County Public Library and later at libraries in Tuscarawas, Athens and Perry counties, the program has proven to be quite successful.
  • 9/6/2011
    GAHANNA, Ohio Sept. 6, 2011-AEP Ohio, a unit of American Electric Power (NYSE:AEP), honored the Kroger Company (NYSE:KR) today for their leadership and commitment to the advancement of energy efficiency in their business.
  • 8/31/2011
    AEP Ohio, a unit of American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP), announced today that it will continue to contribute $500 to the Neighbor to Neighbor energy assistance program for every field goal made by Ohio State during the 2011 football season. AEP Ohio donated approximately $9,500 to the program last season. Since May 2009, AEP Ohio has collaborated with the Dollar Energy Fund to provide more than $4.86 million in assistance to help moderate to low-income customers maintain or restore electric service.
  • 8/15/2011
    American Electric Power, on behalf of its operating unit AEP Ohio and its subsidiary Columbus Southern Power, is proposing to construct a new high voltage transmission line to reinforce the company's transmission system in the central Ohio area including Delaware and Franklin counties.
  • 8/9/2011
    To help more customers lower their electric bills during an unusually hot summer, AEP Ohio, a unit of American Electric Power (NYSE:AEP), is extending its $50 incentive for recycling an old, energy-wasting refrigerator or freezer through its Appliance Recycling Program.
  • 8/8/2011
    American Electric Power, on behalf of its operating unit AEP Ohio and its subsidiary Columbus Southern Power, is proposing to construct new high voltage transmission lines to reinforce the company's transmission system in southeastern Vinton County and northeastern Jackson County.
  • 7/13/2011
    AEP Ohio premiers central Ohio's first free, public electric-vehicle charging station today, July 13, in Columbus.
  • 7/5/2011
    AEP Ohio, a unit of American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP), has entered into a participation agreement with Turning Point Solar LLC, a joint venture of Agile Energy Inc. and New Harvest Ventures, to cooperate on the development of one of the largest solar generating facility east of the Mississippi River.
  • 6/1/2011
    GAHANNA, Ohio, June 1, 2011 - AEP Ohio customers are being offered a special summer incentive to recycle their older extra refrigerator or freezer during the months of June and July. Through the company's Appliance Recycling Program, AEP Ohio customers who recycle either a refrigerator or freezer during the months of June and July will receive a $50 rebate instead of the normal $35 incentive.
  • 6/1/2011
    GAHANNA, Ohio, June 1, 2011 - AEP Ohio, a unit of American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP), recently introduced two new appliance rebate offers as part of its Residential ENERGY STAR® Appliance Rebate Program. In an effort to increase consumer awareness and encourage the purchase of ENERGY STAR® products, AEP Ohio is offering mail-in rebates as a way of reducing the price of ENERGY STAR qualified products for its customers.
  • 5/23/2011
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (May 23, 2011) -- Since May 2009, AEP Ohio, a unit of American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP), and Dollar Energy Fund have been collaborating on an energy assistance program that has provided more than $4.45 million in assistance to help moderate to low-income customers maintain or restore electric service. As the Neighbor to Neighbor Program begins its third year, AEP Ohio has announced it will commit an additional $500,000 to the program.
  • 4/20/2011
    COLUMBUS, Ohio - April 20, 2011 - For people buying or building a new home in Ohio, there is a new option available that exceeds the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency(EPA) ENERGY STAR® Homes guidelines for energy efficiency, helping homeowners reduce energy use by as much as 35% or more than conventionally built homes.

  • 4/7/2011
    GAHANNA, Ohio  April 7, 2011 — AEP Ohio is celebrating its nearly two-year-old SMART Appliance Recycling Program, which has so far recycled 18,250 old refrigerators and freezers. Removing these older, inefficient appliances from the grid could save customers up to $150 a year in their utility bills. In addition, the customers benefit by receiving a $35 incentive. The $35 check arrives four to six weeks later in the mail.
  • 4/4/2011
    For the second consecutive year, AEP Ohio has provided $50,000 to support a project of Hard Hatted Women (HHW).
  • 3/17/2011
     GAHANNA, Ohio Mar. 17, 2011AEP Ohio, a unit of American Electric Power (NYSE:AEP), recently announced it is expanding its program designed to help small business customers improve their energy efficiency. The AEP Ohio Express program is an almost effortless way for small business customers, with annual energy consumption of 200,000 kWh or less, become more energy efficient and save money on their monthly electric bill.
  • 3/2/2011
    Request focuses on investment, expansion of new technologies and improved reliability
  • 2/1/2011
    AEP Ohio, a unit of American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP), recently introduced its Residential ENERGY STAR® Appliance Program.
  • 1/31/2011
    GAHANNA, Ohio, Jan., 31, 2011– AEP Ohio is advising customers to be prepared for the possibility of extended power outages depending on the severity of the winter storm predicted to hit the northern and north western areas of the company’s service territory over the next couple of days.
  • 1/27/2011
    Plan adds new economic development fund, while continuing low-income customer assistance
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