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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

July 18, 2017
APPALACHIAN POWER TO INTRODUCE PLANS FOR TRANSMISSION UPGRADES IN LINCOLN AND LOGAN COUNTIES AT UPCOMING OPEN HOUSE
Appalachian Power and its affiliate, West Virginia Transmission Company, plan to strengthen electric reliability in Lincoln and Logan counties by providing the region with an additional power source. The company will host two open houses to provide the community and affected landowners with details of preliminary study segments.

July 18, 2017
YMCA BENEFITS FROM INDIANA MICHIGAN POWER PROGRAM
Indiana Michigan Power presented the YMCA of Greater Fort Wayne with a check for $20,303.04 on Tuesday for energy efficiency measures at the new Jackson R. Lehman Family YMCA.

July 17, 2017
KENTUCKY POWER AWARDS THIRD INSTALLMENT OF $815,000 AEP FOUNDATION GRANT TO ACTC
Kentucky Power on Monday delivered the third installment of an $815,000 multi-year grant that is funding efforts to boost science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education in Lawrence County Schools.

July 11, 2017
CLEARER RIGHTS OF WAY IMPROVING ELECTRIC RELIABILITY FOR APPALACHIAN POWER CUSTOMERS
About three years into a new method of managing vegetation across its West Virginia service area Appalachian Power is seeing improved reliability, and customers are noticing.

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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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