Latest Appalachian Power Co. Stories
By Courtney Cutright courtney.cutright @roanoke.com 981-3345 The red and green directional markers on Smith Mountain Lake that many boaters take for granted have muddied the waters for one lake- area agency. The Tri-County Lake Administrative Commission, which has been mandated by the U.S.
One conclusion is clear in this year's drought-intensified dispute over water releases at Smith Mountain Lake: Appalachian Power Co. is right to look for a more flexible formula that can take into account historical trends and current conditions.
By Jeff Sturgeon firstname.lastname@example.org 981-3251 State regulators preparing to open hearings this month have received 2,000 comments on a proposal to raise electrical rates in Western Virginia.
By Jeff Sturgeon email@example.com 981-3251 Appalachian Power Co. sought approval Monday to build a new power line over Poor Mountain in Southwest Roanoke County, proposing it run alongside an existing one.
Appalachian Power Co. plans to buy electricity from a wind farm that's being developed in Greenbrier County. Appalachian Power's parent, Columbus, Ohio-based American Electric Power, announced the 20-year purchase agreement with Beech Ridge Energy LLC on Thursday.
By GEORGE HOHMANN Appalachian Power Co., which has been focused throughout its 102 years on generating electricity with coal, today announced its first- ever deal to purchase power generated by a West Virginia wind farm.
To: ENVIRONMENTAL EDITORS Contact: Pat D. Hemlepp, Director, Corporate Media Relations, +1- 614-716-1620, or Julie Sherwood, Director, Investor Relations, +1- 614-716-2663 COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) subsidiary Appalachian Power Co.
By Courtney Cutright, The Roanoke Times, Va. Jul. 31--Lack of rain in the region prompted officials from Appalachian Power Co. to decrease the flow from the two-dam Smith Mountain project this week in an effort to raise the water level at Smith Mountain Lake -- hopefully by a foot or more.
By Jeff Sturgeon firstname.lastname@example.org 981-3251 The big one, at least in terms of electrical prices, may be about to hit. Appalachian Power Co. on Friday asked state regulators for a nearly 12-percent increase in electric bills Sept. 1 to cover skyrocketing coal costs.
By Greg Edwards, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Va. Jul. 19--Customers of Appalachian Power Co. could face a nearly 12 percent increase in their bills beginning Sept. 1 if regulators approve a requested rate change. The utility says the cost of coal at its plants is rising sharply.
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