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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

June 23, 2017
SIGNS ON UTILITY POLES CAN INJURE WORKERS
With the summer months upon the Ohio Valley, the number of signs promoting yard sales, fundraisers, and businesses is increasing. Some of those signs are being placed on utility poles, a practice that creates unsafe working conditions for utility workers.

June 22, 2017
ROANOKE RIVER PORTAGE AT NIAGARA DAM TEMPORARILY CLOSED ON WEEKDAYS
Portage for canoeists and kayakers on the Roanoke River around the Niagara hydroelectric project will be temporarily closed on weekdays. Construction crews and machinery being used for improvements to the area around the dam and power house could create hazards for the public until this fall. The portage will be open on weekends.

June 19, 2017
INNOVATIVE TRANSMISSION LINE EARNS AWARD FOR AEP
FORT WAYNE, Ind., June 19, 2017 - An innovative transmission design first used near Fort Wayne earned the prestigious Edison Award for American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP), Indiana Michigan Power's parent company.

June 19, 2017
AEP OHIO AWARDS NELSON PACKAGING $46,668 FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY PROGRAM
GAHANNA, Ohio, June 19, 2017 - AEP Ohio, a unit of American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP), is proud to present Nelson Packaging with a check for $46,668 from its business incentive program, which helps businesses purchase and install energy efficient equipment.

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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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