Awards & Recognitions

Our comprehensive pay and benefits, extensive work/life programs, and focus on career development have earned us a number of honors. Our recent awards include:

  • Edison Electric Institute: Edison Award - 2016, 2013
  • Fortune Magazine: World’s Most Admired Companies in Electric and Gas Utilities Sector - 2016, 2015, 2014
  • J.D. Power Utility Website Evaluation Study: Top-Ranked Utility Company in Overall Ease of Website Use - 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013
  • Victory Media: "Top 100 Military Friendly Employer" - 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006
  • Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption: Best Adoption-Friendly Workplace in the Energy and Utilities sector - 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2009, 2008, 2007
  • Smart Business: Medical Mutual Pillar Award for Community Service - 2015
  • U.S. Veterans Magazine: "Best of the Best: Top Veteran-Friendly Companies" - 2015, 2014
  • Women’s Forum of New York: Corporate Champion for board diversity - 2015
  • 2020 Women On Boards: Winning Company for commitment to board diversity - 2014
  • Columbus Business First: Corporate Caring Award - 2014
  • Columbus Education Association: Innovator in Education Award, (joint award presented to AEP Foundation and Columbus State Community College) - 2014
  • Site Selection Magazine: “Top 10 Utilities for Economic Development,” - 2014, 2013, 2012
  • Edison Electric Institute: Emergency Assistance/Recovery Awards - 2013, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006
  • Operation Feed: AEP/IBEW Award of Excellence Director's Choice Award for AEP and IBEW Local 1466 campaign - 2013, 2012, 2006
  • NAFE, National Association of Female Executives: - 2012, 2011, 2010, 2007, 2006
  • Working Mother Magazine: "100 Best Companies for Working Mothers" - 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007
  • Working Mother Magazine: "Best Companies for Multicultural Women", “Best Companies for Women of Color” - 2010, 2009, 2007, 2006
  • Minority Engineer Magazine: "Top 50 Private-sector Employers" - 2009