Stories tagged with: AEP Ohio

September 10, 2015 - 3:59pm
21 weeks 3 days ago

American Electric Power is offering incentives to help customers save money, while cutting back on energy use.

AEP Ohio Business Incentive Representative, Darren Sears, stopped by the county commissioners office today to make sure the county is up-to-speed on the program. Some incentives for commercial and industrial customers include, rebates, discounts and money back guarantees.

"If we have a company that wants to upgrade their lighting or whatever, put more energy...

June 6, 2015 - 10:53pm
35 weeks 1 day ago

 American Electric Power has reported an estimated 2,500 people are out of power in Muskingum County. 

We have learned that power is out along Maple Avenue in Zanesville. We are working on getting more information into the cause of the outage. 

May 31, 2015 - 6:06pm
36 weeks 7 hours ago


AEP reports that power is back on to all customers.

**9:47 UPDATE**

According to AEP's website, as of 9:35 power has been restored to all but 285 people in Perry County. 

**8:40 UPDATE**

Power has been restored to all AEP customers who lost it in both Licking and Muskingum Counties. AEP still reports 1,359 customers without power in Perry County. 

**7:20 UPDATE**

May 26, 2015 - 8:40pm
36 weeks 5 days ago

AEP Ohio is reporting that 1,158 customers are currently without power in Muskingum County.

Shortly after 9:00 p.m. Tuesday evening, a line of storms with winds reaching 50 mph made their way through the county, knocking down trees and power lines in numerous locations.  AEP is working to restore power as soon as possible.

December 5, 2014 - 6:10pm
1 year 9 weeks ago

In an effort to educate customers about its appliance recycling program, AEP Ohio, has commissioned three local artist to turn an inefficient refrigerator into a work of art.

Zanesville artist Joleen Kindel, Carrie Turner, and Natasha Oliver of The Artist Collective have been working together to transform a 1940's refrigerator, provided by AEP, into a work of art.

"The refrigerator recycling program is one of our strongest participant programs that our customers...

November 25, 2014 - 3:43am
1 year 10 weeks ago

Strong winds blowing across the state knocked down utility lines, trees and disrupted power for thousands across Ohio. 

Several cities around Ohio reported wind gusts that were above 50 miles per hour. 

In our area American Electric Power reports several outages they are as follows:

  • Muskingum County-304 customers without service
  • Fairfield County-102 remain without power

AEP said they've restored service to more than 32,000 of the 48,000...

October 28, 2014 - 9:02pm
1 year 14 weeks ago

A transformer caught fire at a sub station in the 2,200 block of Hughes Street Tuesday afternoon.

It happened happened around 4:45PM. According to AEP Ohio, the fire was due to a fuse failure. The outage involved the east end of Zanesville Maysville, Downard Road and a portion of Brighton Boulevard. 3,900 people were without power until it was fully restored around 8PM this evening. Unfortunately, we also lost power here at WHIZ, and we thank you for your patience as we worked to...

May 12, 2014 - 10:41am
1 year 38 weeks ago

Some residents of Perry County are without power at this time. 

American Electric Power reports that 2,071 are without service at this time. 

A company spokesperson says there is a problem with a transmission line and crews are working to restore service. There's no word on what caused the failure with the line.

They hope to have power back on by 12:30 p.m. 



May 12, 2014 - 3:33am
1 year 38 weeks ago

In Licking County several American Electric Power customers found themselves in the dark to start Monday. 

The company reported at one time 1,848 of its customers were without power. 

Also in Coshocton County State Route 715 remains closed at State Route 206 in both directions between mile marker 6 and 6.4 due to flooding. 

We'll keep you up to date of any changes throughout the day.




February 21, 2014 - 6:44am
1 year 50 weeks ago

 American Electric Power reports that some of its customers are without service Friday morning. 

Officials report that power was cut to 217 customers after a car hit a power pole. It will take one to two hours before power is restored. 

As a result of the outage WHIZ's AM 1240 will be off the air until service is restored. We're sorry for the inconvenience.

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