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AEP Volunteers Make a Difference

Whether virtual or in person, employees brought their volunteer spirit to friends and strangers alike through the AEP Making a Difference grant program last year.

Whether virtual or in person, employees brought their volunteer spirit to friends and strangers alike through the AEP Making a Difference grant program last year.

Transmission Field Services Employee Rescues Man from Oncoming Train

On what Tom Harper described as a dark and foggy morning, he was not far from his home when he approached the railroad tracks in Gentry, Ark., he crosses each morning going to work. An expert on this route, Harper said it was a normal time of day to see trains speeding around the turn.

On what Tom Harper described as a dark and foggy morning, he was not far from his home when he approached the railroad tracks in Gentry, Ark., he crosses each morning going to work. An expert on this route, Harper said it was a normal time of day to see trains speeding around the turn.

AEP Mutual Assistance Efforts Recognized by EEI

Five AEP operating companies have been recognized by the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) for their mutual assistance efforts in 2021. The award recognizes EEI member companies who aid other companies after a storm or significant outage event. Each organization committed personnel and equipment to assist Entergy with restoration efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida.

Five AEP operating companies have been recognized by the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) for their mutual assistance efforts in 2021. The award recognizes EEI member companies who aid other companies after a storm or significant outage event. Each organization committed personnel and equipment to assist Entergy with restoration efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida.

Water Rescue Leaves Woman, Dog, Unharmed and Grateful

Kentucky Power's Brian Combs saved a woman and her dog from a sinking vehicle in the Kentucky River.

Kentucky Power's Brian Combs saved a woman and her dog from a sinking vehicle in the Kentucky River.

Rallying Together for Our Neighbors in Western Kentucky

The American Electric Power Foundation, in partnership with Kentucky Power, will donate $50,000 to the American Red Cross as communities in western Kentucky rebuild and heal following catastrophic severe weather.

The American Electric Power Foundation, in partnership with Kentucky Power, will donate $50,000 to the American Red Cross as communities in western Kentucky rebuild and heal following catastrophic severe weather.

SWEPCO's Patrick Hicks named AEP Hero

Patrick "Petey" Hicks received the AEP Hero Award after his quick thinking helped save an injured man following a car crash.

Patrick "Petey" Hicks received the AEP Hero Award after his quick thinking helped save an injured man following a car crash.

The Power of Helping One

Two employees recount stories of engaging with customers with compassion and determination as they worked to restore power after storms.

Two employees recount stories of engaging with customers with compassion and determination as they worked to restore power after storms.

Chillicothe Line Mechanic Saves Family from Burning Home

AEP Ohio's Matt Mitchell recently helped a family get out of their burning home safely.

AEP Ohio's Matt Mitchell recently helped a family get out of their burning home safely.

Plugged in to EVs

National Drive Electric Week is Sept. 25 through Oct. 3. Learn how AEP is working to make going electric easier.

National Drive Electric Week is Sept. 25 through Oct. 3. Learn how AEP is working to make going electric easier.

AEP Ohio Partners with Columbus Zoo on 'Trim to Treat' Program

AEP Ohio’s forestry program is critical to keeping the power on — making sure lines and equipment are free of trees and brush that could cause outages for customers. Now, our forestry crews’ work will serve a dual purpose by donating a portion of the trees they regularly trim to benefit the animals at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium and The Wilds through our new “Trim to Treat” partnership.

AEP Ohio’s forestry program is critical to keeping the power on — making sure lines and equipment are free of trees and brush that could cause outages for customers. Now, our forestry crews’ work will serve a dual purpose by donating a portion of the trees they regularly trim to benefit the animals at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium and The Wilds through our new “Trim to Treat” partnership.

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