Stories tagged with: AEP

June 4, 2010 - 5:44pm
4 years 5 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 - 5:12pm
4 years 11 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 - 4:58pm
4 years 12 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...

January 12, 2010 - 5:37pm
4 years 25 weeks ago

AEP has given the United Way of Muskingum, Perry and Morgan Counties a grant of more than $15,000.

The company based the grant amount on the number of AEP customers in the three counties.

The money will be used to help AEP customers in the area who are one month behind rent or mortgage payments.

"Folks are really having problems just keeping up with their rent or their mortgage and either possibly maybe they've lost a job or their not getting as much money in per month...

December 3, 2009 - 6:07am
4 years 31 weeks ago

Power is restored to residents in Muskingum County.

The windy conditions outside left some people without power this morning.

American Electric Power reported that more than 200 people in Muskingum County were in the dark this morning.

November 23, 2009 - 7:38pm
4 years 33 weeks ago

An AEP spokesman says power has been restored to residents in New Concord.  The spokesman says there was a problem with a transmission line that fed the substation.  Residents were without power for around 3 hours.


American Electric Power says about 1,400 people are without power in New Concord tonight.

The outage happened around 5:30 p.m.

Crews are on the scene fixing the problem...

November 4, 2009 - 12:55pm
4 years 35 weeks ago

The Philo Electrics might be seeing a new football stadium as early as next season and American Electric Power is playing a big part.

Today AEP donated $100,000  to fun the stadium renovation project. Bill Trout Chairman of the Board of Hatfield Stadium says they asked the American Electric Power Company Foundation for assistance.

"Really a great thing it's going to be a major help to us,"Bill Trout said.

The money donated will go to...

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