American Electric Power

2014 Corporate Accountability Report

We Have the Future in Focus

Safe, reliable and affordable energy has long been the backbone of America’s economy, delivering comfort to customers, a competitive edge to businesses and a quality of life that others emulate. To ensure a secure energy future, we need a diverse resource mix.

At AEP, we have the future in focus.

2026 Projected AEP Owned Generating Capacity by Fuel

Performance

In many ways, the electric grid is a social safety net. Our strategy will strengthen this safety net to improve quality of life, customer satisfaction and system reliability, and provide our employees with a safe and engaging workplace.

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People

To grow our business, enhance the experience our customers have with AEP, and build, maintain and operate a modern grid, we rely on our employees to carry us forward.

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Utility of the Future

We are fundamentally changing how we operate and manage our business. Substantial technological and structural shifts within the energy landscape are driving us to build a new model for the future.

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AEP's Plan for Sustainable Growth

The Value of Electricity

Building the Utility of the Future

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News & Announcements

September 22, 2017
CARDINAL OPERATING COMPANY TO HOLD GYPSUM AUCTION OCT. 4
Cardinal Operating Company, operator of the Cardinal Power Plant, located near Brilliant, Ohio (Ohio River Mile Post 76.6), will be conducting an email auction on Oct. 4, 2017 for 50,000 wet tons of wallboard quality gypsum in calendar year 2018.

September 21, 2017
I&M USING DRONES TO INSPECT TRANSMISSION LINES
FORT WAYNE, Ind. - Indiana Michigan Power, an American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) company, will use a drone to inspect transmission lines in Northeast Indiana and East Central Indiana beginning Monday, Sept. 25.

September 20, 2017
AEP OHIO SCHEDULES SECOND ROUND OF OPEN HOUSES TO DISCUSS ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION LINES IN MONROE AND WASHINGTON COUNTIES
GAHANNA, Ohio, Sept. 20, 2017 - AEP Ohio, AEP Ohio Transmission Company Inc., Buckeye Power and Washington Electric Cooperative are taking the next step to improve electric service in Marietta and the surrounding area. This includes building two transmission lines in Monroe and Washington counties.

September 20, 2017
SWEPCO INVITES LOCAL RESIDENTS TO THE CEDAR GROVE AREA IMPROVEMENTS COMMUNITY OPEN HOUSE
Southwestern Electric Power Company (SWEPCO) plans to rebuild a two-mile 138,000-volt transmission line along Linwood Avenue in Shreveport. These upgrades will strengthen the local electric transmission system and provide support for future growth and economic development.

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A Sustainable Future

In many ways, the electric grid is a social safety net. Our strategy will strengthen this safety net to improve quality of life, customer satisfaction and system reliability.

Materiality

AEP conducted a materiality assessment in 2012 to ensure that we are reporting on sustainability issues that are of importance to our stakeholders and our business. This assessment was compared with the material risks of the company to validate relevance and importance. AEP's reporting is guided by the Global Reporting Initiative and the International Integrated Reporting Council.

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Statement of the AEP Board of Directors

The AEP Board of Directors has assigned responsibility for monitoring and overseeing the company's sustainability initiatives to the Board's Committee on Directors and Corporate Governance. This is the fifth year AEP has integrated its sustainability reporting with financial reporting. The Committee fully supports this approach. Stakeholders have expressed approval and appreciation for AEP's leadership with this integrated approach to corporate reporting.

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