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2013-12-26 12:20:30

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Dec. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) has received all necessary approvals to separate its AEP Ohio-owned generation assets from its Ohio distribution and transmission operations and complete transfer of that generation to AEP's competitive generation company - AEP Generation Resources Inc. - and regulated affiliates Appalachian Power and Kentucky Power. The company received the final approvals from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission...

2013-12-23 12:22:19

Filing proposes decrease in rates, continued infrastructure investment and job development GAHANNA, Ohio, Dec. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AEP Ohio, a unit of American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP), filed with the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) its Electric Security Plan (ESP) for rate adjustments beginning in June 2015. The company's proposal asks for continued support of its distribution infrastructure investment efforts and the opportunity to create new jobs under a skilled...

2013-12-16 08:22:18

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) received approval Dec. 13 from the Public Service Commission of West Virginia (West Virginia PSC) to transfer the AEP Ohio-owned portion of John E. Amos Plant Unit 3 to Appalachian Power. The West Virginia PSC deferred making a decision about the merger of Wheeling Power with Appalachian Power and the transfer of 50 percent of the 1,600-megawatt (MW) Mitchell Plant to Appalachian Power. "We are pleased...

2013-11-11 16:21:55

HERNDON, Va., Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AEP Ohio, a subsidiary of American Electric Power, one of the largest electric utilities in the United States, has just named Apex CoVantage as its installation partner for the upcoming, system-wide AMR deployment. In this role, Apex will provide upgrades to electric meters throughout the utility's service territory. Leveraging ProField(®), Apex's proprietary ERP system for Mobile Workforce Optimization, AEP Ohio will gain...

2013-09-16 12:22:30

Customers to benefit from enhanced communication, improved reliability GAHANNA, Ohio, Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AEP Ohio, a unit of American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP), filed last Friday with the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) a plan to broaden the company's successful gridSMART(®) program to communities throughout its Ohio service territory. AEP Ohio will host a teleconference for media today at 2 p.m. to discuss the details of this plan. Please call 877-253-4307,...

2013-08-01 08:23:24

Company may re-evaluate Wheeling Power merger with denial of Mitchell Plant ownership transfer COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) yesterday received approval from the Virginia State Corporation Commission (SCC) to transfer the AEP Ohio-owned portion of John E. Amos Plant Unit 3 to Appalachian Power. The Virginia SCC also approved the merger of Wheeling Power with Appalachian Power, but denied transfer of 50 percent of the 1,600-megawatt...

2013-04-15 16:22:35

Savings plus seven years of price stability with no early cancellation fee AKRON, Ohio, April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Residents served by AEP Ohio now have the opportunity to save money on their electric bills and secure a low generation price for seven years by signing up with the FirstEnergy Solutions Price Control offer. By enrolling now, residents can lock in a fixed price of 6.99 cents per kilowatt-hour (kWh) on electric generation through 2019, which is a savings over AEP...

2012-11-01 11:21:55

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) has submitted filings to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) seeking approval to fully separate its Ohio generating assets from its Ohio distribution and transmission operations following an Oct. 17 decision from the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio in the company's corporate separation case. "These FERC filings are an important next step in our transition to full competition in Ohio. We have...

2012-08-08 10:22:01

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today's order from the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) on the company's modified Electric Security Plan (ESP) grants many of the components necessary to address distribution reliability, economic development, and energy efficiency, but there are key issues that need to be resolved, according to American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) and its AEP Ohio operating unit. "We respect the Ohio Commission's decision to accelerate the move...

2012-07-02 10:21:15

COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) President and Chief Executive Officer Nicholas K. Akins issued the following statement in response to today's decision from the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) in the AEP Ohio capacity charge case. "While it is disappointing that the PUCO did not fully recognize the value of AEP Ohio's generation in this case, today's decision is just one part of the process to determine a path to...