Stories tagged with: AEP Ohio

July 1, 2012 - 12:23pm
1 year 41 weeks ago

According to AEP, restoration is expected to continue as follows for the majority of the customers affected.  This is an early estimate that could change if additional damaging weather hits the area.

These restoration times will be updated on an ongoing basis as assessment continues and repairs are made.

Zanesville is considered part of the "Newark Area".

Athens Area

May 26, 2012 - 5:45pm
1 year 46 weeks ago

Power has been restored in New Lexington after residents were left in the dark early this morning.

Officials at AEP Ohio said that an animal got caught in the transformer at a power station on North Main street.

The outage left several thousand customers without power, and some businesses were forced to close.

A manager at Kroger said the store suffered minor food losses as a result.

The outage also postponed the graduation ceremony at New Lexington High School.

October 12, 2011 - 6:13pm
2 years 26 weeks ago

The energy industry is expected to boom over the next decade, and skilled workers will be in high demand to fill those jobs.

American Electric Power is participating in a national program to train low-income, young adults for energy positions.  Director of Workforce Diversity Joe Cisneros said AEP is teaming up with Zane State College and Mid-East Career and Technology Centers to offer specialized classes.

"What it's doing is providing them with the baseline...

October 4, 2011 - 4:47pm
2 years 27 weeks ago

American Electric Power is reducing consumers' bills by $78 million.

This week the Public Utilities Commission resolved an Ohio Supreme Court ruling that required the agency to re-examine aspects of AEP's electric security plan.

The commission ordered AEP to eliminate $78 million in "provider of last resort" costs, because the company couldn't present enough evidence to support collecting the charges.

Consumer advocates argue that more than $787 million is owed....

May 31, 2011 - 12:12pm
2 years 45 weeks ago

American Electric Power and the United Way team up to help residents of Perry, Muskingum and Morgan Counties.

AEP provided the agency with over $21,000 to be used to help those experiencing financial difficulties with rent or mortgage payments. One of the qualifications is that you must be at least one month behind in making those payments.

"It will help these folks just to get back on track if there was just something that seemed to bump them off that track," said...

February 14, 2011 - 6:02am
3 years 8 weeks ago

The high winds caused some power outages for area residents Monday morning.

American Electric Power reported at one time Guernsey County had 487 without service and 163 Muskingum County residents without power. Power has now been restored to all customers.

September 28, 2009 - 1:16pm
4 years 28 weeks ago

As the weather starts to turn cold, people will begin to reach into their pockets as heating bills arrive in the mailbox, and AEP Ohio wants to help those having trouble paying their heating bills, so people across the state in need won't be left out in the cold this year.


The Neighbor to Neighbor Ohio Utility Assistance Program officially started last may and has help over 55 hundred families with 1.5 million dollars in assistance.

"We were shocked...

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