American Electric Power

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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

March 24, 2017
UPCOMING RACES WILL CLOSE SMITH MOUNTAIN PROJECT PARK AREA AND COULD CAUSE TRAFFIC HAZARDS NEAR LAKES
Roads and public areas around Smith Mountain and Leesville lakes in Bedford and Pittsylvania counties will be affected Saturday, April 1, by the Second Annual Dam 50K ultra race event. Appalachian Power owns and operates the Smith Mountain hydroelectric project southwest of Roanoke, Va.

March 24, 2017
I&M TO CONDUCT AERIAL SAW TREE TRIMMING
Indiana Michigan Power (I&M), an operating unit of American Electric Power, will trim trees around transmission power lines using a helicopter saw beginning Monday, March 27, and continuing for several weeks.

March 23, 2017
PSO'S LOUIE IS BACK IN TOWN!FAMOUS LIGHTNING BUG BRINGS HIS ELECTRICAL SAFETY MESSAGE TO AREA STUDENTS
A large, yellow lightning bug recently has been spotted at numerous elementary schools across the area, and other students are hoping to get a glimpse of the guy before he's gone.

March 21, 2017
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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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