Stories tagged with: AEP Ohio

August 16, 2013 - 4:05pm
1 year 41 weeks ago

AEP Ohio was at the Muskingum County Fair on Friday performing safety and awareness demonstrations for the crowds.

The power company performed five shows throughout the day, that taught the public how to be safe when dealing with electricity.

" A lot of people do their own trimming and they won't understand how close the lines are. They won't look up, they'll drop trees into it and they don't understand that electricity tracks down into the trees, even if it's a 30 to 40...

June 26, 2013 - 4:34am
1 year 48 weeks ago

The Coshocton County Sheriff's Office repors some storm damage affecting travel, Wednesday morning.

A dispatcher with the sheriff's office said that there are reports of downed branches and trees on some county roads as well as sporadic power outages.

American Electric Power is reporting that 900 of its Coshocton County customers are without service.

A-E-P says service should be restored by 8 p.m. Wednesday.

June 7, 2013 - 4:42am
1 year 51 weeks ago

Zanesville Police said a Thursday night accident  led to one arrest and many being left without power.

Lt. Chris Phipps said it happened around 11 p.m. when a driver was traveling north on State Street and lost control of his vehicle, crashing it into a power pole at the Blue Avenue Speedway.

The accident knocked out power for several hours. At one time American Electric reported that over 300 of its customers without service.

 The driver was arrested and charged...

December 26, 2012 - 3:49pm
2 years 22 weeks ago

American Electric Power is reporting some outages in our area.

In Farfield County over 490 of their over 30,000 customers are without service.

Statewide the weather has knocked out power to over 2,000 AEP customers. The largest outages are being seen in Madison County, which is located west of Columbus.

July 6, 2012 - 6:10pm
2 years 47 weeks ago

The Red Cross along with the Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department and American Electric Power met with the Muskingum County Emergency Management Agency to discuss where they stand a week after the storm.

Emergency Management Agency director Bo Keck says if you suffered uninsured damage to report the estimates to the EMA office, this will be collected to determine if funding will be provided to Ohio.

AEP gave an update on their restoration of power to the area.


July 4, 2012 - 8:16am
2 years 47 weeks ago

Here are the latest outage numbers from American Electric Power.

Muskingum County: 16,419

Perry: 7,781

Morgan: 3,088

Noble: 942

Guernsey: 7,934

Coshocton 2,813

 Licking: 27,156

Fairfield: 15,143

There are still approximately 3,500 Guernsey-Muskingum Electric Cooperative members without power. The Mt. Sterling substation was re-energized at 7:15 p.m. last night. Progress has slowed as linemen work away from main roads, where trees are...

July 3, 2012 - 5:17am
2 years 47 weeks ago

As of 8p.m. Monday night American Electric Power had restored power to approximately 42 percent of the 660,000 affected by the storms that moved through the state, Friday. Here's a breakdown of how it looks in our area.

Muskingum: 15,784

Morgan: 3,469

Perry: 8,135

Noble: 2,046

Guernsey: 7,997

Coshocton: 2,654

Licking: 31,312

Fairfield: 14,471

American Electric Power reports that the Lancaster area should have power by midnight Saturday....

July 1, 2012 - 12:23pm
2 years 48 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".

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May 26, 2012 - 5:45pm
3 years 1 week 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
3 years 33 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...

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