2018 News Releases

April 24, 2018

AEP Investing In Regulated Businesses To Build Energy System Of The Future, Shareholders Learn At Company's Annual Meeting

American Electric Power is investing in its core regulated businesses to improve service to customers and advance new energy technologies, according to Nicholas K. Akins, AEP chairman, president and chief executive officer. Akins addressed shareholders at the company's annual meeting today in Columbus, Ohio.


April 24, 2018

American Electric Power Declares Quarterly Dividend On Common Stock

The Board of Directors of American Electric Power Co. today declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of 62 cents a share on the company's common stock.


April 24, 2018

PSO, Customer Groups Seek Approval of Wind Catcher Agreement

Public Service Company of Oklahoma (PSO), Oklahoma Industrial Energy Consumers (OIEC) and Walmart have reached a settlement agreement on PSO's proposed Wind Catcher Energy Connection project (Wind Catcher).


April 19, 2018

AEP Schedules Live Webcast Of Quarterly Earnings Call

American Electric Power has scheduled a quarterly earnings conference call with financial analysts at 9 a.m. EDT Thursday, April 26. The call will be broadcast live over the internet at http://www.aep.com/webcasts.


April 19, 2018

AEP Reaches Settlement On Transmission Return On Equity For Eastern Companies, Incorporates Benefits Of Tax Reform Into Transmission Rates

American Electric Power has reached a settlement agreement related to the return on equity (ROE) for transmission investments in AEP's eastern operating companies and transmission companies (Transcos). These include entities in Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Virginia and West Virginia. The settlement was filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) March 28.


April 2, 2018

American Electric Power Seeks Bids for Coal

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 2, 2018 - AEP is seeking bids for the supply of coal to one or more of its generating stations. AEP seeks proposals for the following:


March 26, 2018

AEP Recognized as a 2020 Women on Boards Winning Company

American Electric Power has been recognized as a 2020 Women on Boards Winning Company for having 20 percent or more board seats held by women. AEP's 12-member Board of Directors includes three women, or 25 percent.


March 26, 2018

AEP Names McManus Senior Vice President, Environmental Services

American Electric Power has named John M. McManus senior vice president, Environmental Services, effective March 24. McManus was promoted from vice president, Environmental Services, a position he has held since 2003. He will continue to report to Mark C. McCullough, executive vice president, Generation.


February 6, 2018

AEP's Clean Energy Strategy Will Achieve Significant Future Carbon Dioxide Reductions

American Electric Power today released a report outlining the company's strategy for a clean energy future. The strategy includes new carbon dioxide emission reduction goals and investments in renewable resources and advanced technologies to enhance the efficiency of the power grid.


January 25, 2018

AEP Reports Strong 2017 Fourth-Quarter and Year-End Earnings

  • Fourth-quarter 2017 earnings of $0.81 per share GAAP and $0.85 per share operating
  • Year-end 2017 earnings of $3.89 per share GAAP and $3.68 per share operating
  • Company reaffirms 2018 GAAP and operating earnings guidance range of $3.75 to $3.95 per share
  • Company reaffirms 5 to 7 percent operating earnings growth rate


January 23, 2018

American Electric Power Declares Quarterly Dividend On Common Stock

The Board of Directors of American Electric Power Co. today declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of 62 cents a share on the company's common stock.


January 22, 2018

AEP Named One Of Fortune's World's Most Admired Companies For Fifth Consecutive Year

American Electric Power has been named to Fortune magazine's World's Most Admired Companies list in the electric and gas utilities sector for the fifth year in a row. The survey measures nine attributes related to financial performance and corporate reputation.


January 19, 2018

AEP Schedules Live Webcast Of Quarterly Earnings Call

American Electric Power has scheduled a quarterly earnings conference call with financial analysts at 9 a.m. EST Thursday, Jan. 25. The call will be broadcast live over the internet at http://www.aep.com/webcasts.