AEP has a long heritage of innovation, from building central power stations and the first extra-high voltage transmission lines, to being first to experiment with load management tools.
“As would any organization striving to become more sustainable, we not only stay focused on the future, we plan for it and sometimes strive to shape it. Innovation has enabled us to meet challenges over and over again that improved our efficiency, our reliability and our customer service.” – Nick Akins, Chairman, President & CEO
Our employees are putting their technical expertise and innovative thinking to work for customers and investors.
New, advanced grid technologies are being integrated into the existing network to improve service quality and reliability.
Achievable levels of energy efficiency and demand response are important resources.
The maturity of the distributed generation market has created inequities that risk grid reliability and impact those with fixed-incomes the most.
We are learning how to leverage the benefits of big data to support our business.
A new transmission line design minimizes right of way land requirements.
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