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If Congress Doesn't Step In, These Companies Could Be in Trouble
Coal-fired power plants have been under the gun for some time now, and the "end" as mandated by the Environmental Protection Agency is nearing.
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Fri Mar 07, 2014
$40M AEP Belmont Project Begins
American Electric Power will invest $40 million in Belmont County and build two new substations within the Bellaire Local School District.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
AEP announces $40 million project in Belmont County
American Electric Power announced a $40 million project will soon come to Mead Township, bringing with it better, more reliable service.
CERAWEEK-Severe U.S. winter opens door to questions for gas, power markets
Natural gas pipelines and power utilities across the United States struggled for several weeks to keep lights on and homes warm through the coldest winter in decades, but it may take many months for the cost and the fallout of the so-called "polar vortex" to work through the energy chain.
Power Giants Press EPA for Gentle Carbon-Emissions Rules
CEOs of two of the nation's largest power companies publicly appealed to the Environmental Protection Agency Thursday to avoid what the executives fear could be onerous climate-change regulations.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
AEP wins recommendation to have customers pay derecho tab
AEP wants customers to help pay for the clean-up after the 2012 derecho and other storms from that summer.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Utility Company Dividend Analysis
This article will be the 2nd of a 6 part dividend analysis aimed at identifying the top dividend stock in each of the following sectors: Investing in utility companies is about as exciting as watching paint dry, but these stocks have become an integral part in many dividend income portfolios.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Power Outages Likely From Winter Storm
We're expecting power outages across the region. Eyewitness News spoke with Phil Moye, the spokesman for American Electric Power, who said crews are in place to repair downed power lines as quickly as possible.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
American Electric Power Looks To Be An Attractive Investment
American Electric Power Co. is a major investor-owned electric utility company and one of the largest electric generating companies with a nearly 38,000 megawatt generating capacity in the United States.
AEP working to restore power downtown, trying to uncover cause of explosion
A fire in a vault owned by American Electric Power Company Inc. caused an explosion early Friday morning, sending manhole coverings flying, according to media reports .
Power restored after underground fires disrupt downtown Columbus
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Electricity competitors generating promos to reel in customers
TXU Energy in Texas says it's the only company to offer consumers the ability to lock in a standard rate during the day with free power at night, or standard rates during weekdays and free use at night.
Underground fire in Columbus, Ohio sends manhole covers flying
An underground fire ripped through downtown Columbus early on Friday, causing explosions and sending manhole covers flying into the air in the Ohio state capital.
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Thu Feb 27, 2014
AEP Debuts On Fortune World's Most Admired Companies List
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Citizens for Tax Justice finds big corporations evading federal taxes
Citizens for Tax Justice's "Sorry State of Corporate Taxes" report found 111 of the country's Fortune 500 companies paid no federal corporate income tax in at least one year between 2008 and 2012.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
AEP Foundation Donates to Restoration of Fulton Mansion
The American Electric Power Foundation made a big donation Wednesday that will go toward restoration efforts to preserve a piece of South Texas history.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
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AEP Names Beasley To Board Of Directors
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 Board of Directors.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Wire in water causes Newark power outage
A report of a transmission wire in Raccoon Creek left more than 3,000 people without power Saturday evening in Newark.
Whose side is AEP on, anyway?
It also claims business strategies that include meeting "the energy needs of our customers in ways that improve their quality of life."