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2011-07-05 12:29:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- 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. The 49.9-megawatt (MW) commercial solar facility will be built on approximately 750 acres of reclaimed land once mined for coal in Noble...

2011-06-09 08:59:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) today announced the company's plan for complying with a series of regulations proposed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that would impact coal-fueled power plants. Based on the regulations as proposed, AEP's compliance plan would retire nearly 6,000 megawatts (MW) of coal-fueled power generation; upgrade or install new advanced emissions reduction equipment on another 10,100 MW; refuel 1,070...

2011-02-16 08:05:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) will receive funding from the Global CCS Institute to support installation of the nation's first commercial-scale carbon dioxide capture and storage (CCS) system on AEP's Mountaineer coal-fueled power plant in New Haven, W.Va. Global CCS Institute, based in Canberra, Australia, will provide AU$4 million (US$4.01 million) to support the initial engineering and characterization phase of AEP's commercial-scale...

2009-12-04 12:44:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) was notified by the U.S. Department of Energy that it was selected to receive funding through the Clean Coal Power Initiative Round 3 to pay part of the costs of installing the nation's first commercial-scale carbon dioxide capture and storage system on its Mountaineer coal-fired power plant in New Haven, W.Va. The DOE announced the funding today. AEP will immediately begin negotiating terms with the DOE...

2009-10-30 10:58:00

NEW HAVEN, W.Va., Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Federal and state government officials today joined executives from American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) and Alstom at AEP's Mountaineer Plant to formally commission the world's first project to both capture and store carbon dioxide (CO2) from a coal-fired power plant. The officials hailed the project as a significant milestone in the effort to reduce CO2 emissions from the combustion of fossil fuels. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to:...

2009-10-30 10:52:00

NEW HAVEN, W.Va., Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Federal and state government officials today joined executives from American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) and Alstom at AEP's Mountaineer Plant to formally commission the world's first project to both capture and store carbon dioxide (CO2) from a coal-fired power plant. The officials hailed the project as a significant milestone in the effort to reduce CO2 emissions from the combustion of fossil fuels. The Mountaineer CCS demonstration...

2009-08-20 12:02:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) will apply for funding from the U.S. Department of Energy Clean Coal Power Initiative Round 3 to pay part of the costs of installing the nation's first commercial-scale carbon dioxide capture and storage system on its Mountaineer coal-fired power plant in New Haven, W.Va. The application deadline is Monday. AEP's application will seek $334 million, about half the estimated cost of installing the system...

2008-08-05 15:00:39

By George Hohmann, Charleston Daily Mail, W.Va. Aug. 5--CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- American Electric Power has purchased a 27,000-acre tract of mineral rights in parts of Putnam, Mason and Jackson counties that might eventually be mined, the company said. The tract was purchased in January for $2.5 million by Franklin Real Estate Co., a wholly owned subsidiary of AEP, from American Land Holdings of West Virginia Limited Liability Co. Records posted on West Virginia Secretary of State Betty...


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