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2014-04-22 12:24:13

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of American Electric Power Co. (NYSE: AEP) today declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of 50 cents a share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable June 10, 2014, to shareholders of record as of May 9, 2014, and is the company's 416th consecutive quarterly common stock cash dividend. AEP has paid a cash dividend on its common stock every quarter since July 1910. American Electric Power is one...

2014-04-22 12:23:52

FORT WAYNE, Ind., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) is successfully executing its long-term earnings growth strategy, investing in the company's utility operations and building its transmission business to support an annual earnings growth rate of 4 percent to 6 percent, according to Nicholas K. Akins, AEP's chairman, president and chief executive officer. Akins addressed shareholders at the company's annual meeting today in Fort Wayne, Ind. "The...

2014-04-22 08:26:16

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Appalachian Power Company, a public utility subsidiary of American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP), today announced that on May 22, 2014, it will redeem the entire outstanding $200 million principal amount of its 4.95 percent Senior Notes, Series I, due 2015. The notes will be redeemed at 100 percent of the principal amount outstanding (at par value of $100 per Senior Note), plus interest through the date of redemption, plus the required...

2014-04-17 16:23:02

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Edison Electric Institute has presented American Electric Power Co. (NYSE: AEP) with the 2014 Outstanding National Key Accounts Customer Service Award. This marks the seventh time that AEP's National Account program has received EEI's top award for providing superior service to multi-site customers. "AEP's customers are the backbone of our business, so we are dedicated to building strong relationships with them and providing a level...

2014-04-17 12:24:17

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) has scheduled a quarterly earnings conference call with financial analysts for 9 a.m. EDT Friday, April. 25. The call will be broadcast live over the Internet at http://www.aep.com/webcasts. The webcast will include audio of the call as well as visuals of charts and graphics referred to by AEP management during the call. The call will be archived on http://www.aep.com/webcasts for use by those...

2014-04-16 16:27:00

LONDON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:United States Power Report Q2 2014http://www.reportbuyer.com/energy_utilities/electricity/united_states_power_report_q2_2013.htmlIncludes 3 FREE quarterlyupdatesBMI View: The fact that the US spent most of January 2014 in the grip of a polar vortex, which senttemperatures plummeting to record lows, served to underscore some of our long-held views on US coal-gasdynamics. We have long believed...

2014-03-31 12:23:41

AUSTIN, Texas, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT) on March 27 unanimously approved an application by Electric Transmission Texas, LLC (ETT) and Sharyland Utilities, L.P. (Sharyland) to build a 345-kilovolt (kV) transmission line from a substation northwest of the city of Edinburg to a substation located east of the city of Brownsville. The cost of the project is estimated to total $309 million and is expected to be completed during the...

2014-02-27 12:24:18

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) has been named to Fortune magazine's 2014 World's Most Admired Companies list in the electric and gas utilities sector. This was AEP's first year participating in the survey, which measures nine attributes related to financial performance and corporate reputation. "AEP's inclusion on the World's Most Admired Companies list reflects our commitment to improving the customer experience and creating value...

2014-02-25 12:22:23

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- J. Barnie Beasley Jr., former chairman, president and chief executive officer of Southern Nuclear Operating Co., a subsidiary of Southern Co., has been elected to the American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) Board of Directors. Beasley, 62, was named president and chief executive officer of Southern Nuclear Operating Co. in 2004 and added the title of chairman in 2005 until his retirement in 2008. Previously, he served as executive vice...

2014-02-19 12:33:33

New Natural Capital Business Hub offers a searchable database of case studies and resources to help companies evaluate the business case for action on natural capital. PHOENIX, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Unveiled at the 6th Annual GreenBiz Forum, The Natural Capital Business Hub (www.naturalcapitalhub.org) is a dynamic online resource designed to help companies uncover opportunities to enhance their bottom lines by integrating the value of natural capital into their strategy,...