Stories tagged with: AEP

March 19, 2011 - 4:27pm
4 years 36 weeks ago

AEP is reporting approximately 3,000 people are without power in the areas of Coopermill Road, Luck, and Eppley Avenues.

AEP says the outage occured around 5:00 due to a mechanical fire at a sub station.

AEP is working to restore power to the affected residents and said electricity should be back on by 6:00 this evening.

March 15, 2011 - 12:42pm
4 years 37 weeks ago

American Electric Power Officials say around 100 customers in the Olde Falls Road area are without service.

AEP says the outage was reported around 10:00 a.m. Tuesday due to a car hitting a pole.

Crews are working on the problem and hope to have power restored to all customers by 4:00 p.m. Tuesday.


February 28, 2011 - 4:41pm
4 years 39 weeks ago

There are around 90 American Electric Power customers in the Zanesville area still without electricity Monday night.

AEP officials say around 40 customers in the Country Club Drive area are without service due to downed lines on West Drive.

Power should be restored to those customers by 7:00 p.m. Monday.

And around 45 customers in the Bridgeville area are without power.

Those customers should have power restored by...

February 28, 2011 - 6:14am
4 years 39 weeks ago

Strong storms Monday morning lead to power outages in our area.

Licking County is reporting that 8,374 customers of American Electric Power out without service.

Muskingum County 540 outages

Fairfield County reports 4,247 customers without service

 Coshocton County has 120 American Electric customers without service.

American Electric Power said while most customers should see power restored by this afternoon but some may not see service...

December 14, 2010 - 12:17pm
4 years 50 weeks ago

American Electric Power donates funds towards Zane State's new Advanced Science and Technology Center.

Representatives of the company presented the college with a check for $200,000 from the American Electric Power Foundation.

"Education and environment are two of their main goals," said Paul Prater community affairs manager at AEP. "This facility will help with those objectives.

Zane State College President Dr. Brown said the science and technology program...

October 6, 2010 - 3:55pm
5 years 8 weeks ago

With a cold bite in the air, it may be time to start running the furnace, and for people who are having trouble paying their electric bills, there is help available.

The Ohio Neighbor to Neighbor program is a partnership between American Electric Power and the dollar energy fund. It provides utility assistance grants to those who may be struggling.

"Anyone who has a disconnect on their AEP bill or their electric is shut off, can apply for the program," says Mindy...

June 7, 2010 - 4:33pm
5 years 25 weeks ago

Local AEP customers can start applying this Thursday for a grant that could help them pay their mortgage, among other things.

Through this grant, the United Way is able to offer funding to residents of Muskingum, Morgan, and Perry counties.

"Well we're really excited. This is the second time we've received this Housing and Health Initiative grant from AEP and this grant is to help families who need help with their rent, their mortgage, and also in the health...

June 4, 2010 - 4:44pm
5 years 25 weeks ago

For families who face difficulty in paying their monthly AEP utility bills, there is hope, and a way to keep afloat in a time where costs seem to be ever-rising. The program is called Neighbor to Neighbor and allows customers to add a dollar or two to their monthly bills to help their fellow Ohioans.

"The Neighbor to Neighbor program started through AEP Ohio and Dollar Energy Fund in May of 2009, so we've been in existance a little more than a year and we've provided well...

April 24, 2010 - 4:12pm
5 years 31 weeks ago

Next month American Electric Power is paying you for your refrigerators.

During the month of May AEP will send you a $50 check to haul away and recycle your old fridge.

"If you call us and make an appointment at a convenient 1-800 number we'll come pick it up and send a check for $50," explained Education and Training Coordinator for AEP of Ohio Sherry Hubbard. "The nice thing is 98 percent of the components in that refrigerator can be recycled and it won...

April 14, 2010 - 3:58pm
5 years 33 weeks ago

American Electric Power is expecting to cut down between five and 10 percent of its staff due to the economic downturn.

It announced today that it is offering employees a voluntary severance package that will provide employees with two weeks pay for every year of service.

AEP spokesperson Melissa McHenry says the economic downturn is going on longer than the company anticipated so it is hoping to cut costs. This reduction will affect one to two thousand positions throughout the...

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