More than 700 students had the day off of school to learn about the environment and our local electricity plant.
"Earth Day is an event that the plant looks forward to all year. We plan for this and have 11 different schools that participate in Earth Day. We have 22 activities and 22 busses that are either here on site back in what we call our 40 acre field back here behind the plant," said Angela Larrick, Electrical Processor at AEP.
American Electric Power wants to make its customers pick up the $61.8 million dollar tab for repairs resulting from last summer’s severe storms. The Columbus Dispatch reports that the reimbursement request the company filed with the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio is one of the largest ever in the State. It would cost about $3.00 a month for a typical household and would be paid for a year. That works out to about a 2-percent rate increase. AEP’s...
American Electric Power is urging its customers to conserve electricity Tuesday afternoon or risk further outages. AEP is still working to restore power to about 287,000 residents, the majority in central and southeastern Ohio. The company said unless usage drops Tuesday afternoon it will be forced to take circuit’s offline which would cause additional outages. AEP is asking for energy reductions until 7 p.m.
If you're an AEP customer, you might soon see a slight drop in your electric bill.
Palmer Energy, a company based out of Toledo, went in front of the Muskingum County Commissioners Monday to unveil an energy saving proposal for residents.
"It looks like from the bid or the quote they have so far, it's about a 3 percent savings on the generation portion of people's bills so about half of their bill would get about a three percent discount on the rate that's been negotiated so...
AEP's Conesville Plant hosted its annual outdoor education day in honor of Earth Day for local fifth and sixth graders.
Energy Production Supervisor Erich Skelley said they're all about education. More than 800 students from several area schools attended the event.
"Even though it isn't earth day officially on the calender, we schedule it around the teachers schedules and the things that they are trying to do. It's all about working with the schools too, not just picking the...