Facts & Leadership

AEP is one of the largest electric utilities in the U.S., serving nearly 5.4 million customers in 11 states.

We own:

  • A more than 40,000-mile electricity transmission network – the largest in the nation.
  • More 765-kilovolt extra-high voltage transmission lines than all other U.S. transmission systems combined.
  • Approximately 26,000 megawatts of generating capacity.

Facts at a Glance

Address: 1 Riverside Plaza
Columbus, Ohio 43215-2373
614 716-1000
Chairman, President and CEO: Nick Akins
2016 operating earnings: $1.94 billion
2016 operating earnings per share: $3.94
2016 Revenues: $16.4 billion
Assets: $63.5 billion
Employees: Approximately 17,600
States served: Arkansas, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia
Service Territory: More than 200,000 square miles
Miles of transmission lines: More than 40,000 miles
Miles of distribution lines: Approximately 224,000 miles
Generating capacity: Approximately 26,000 megawatts
U.S. customers: Approximately 5.4 million
2016 U.S. electricity sales: Approximately 194 million megawatt hours

Nick Akins

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