AEP Generation Resources Seeks Bids For Coal

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COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 2, 2015 – AEP Generation Resources (AEPGR), a competitive company within American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP), is seeking offers for the supply of coal to one or more of its generating stations.

AEPGR is seeking spot delivery proposals for coal, FOB barge, beginning in the third quarter of 2015 and ending in the fourth quarter of 2015. In addition, AEPGR is seeking term proposals for coal, FOB barge, beginning in the first quarter of 2016 and lasting a term of up to three years. AEPGR is open to alternative pricing structures or other innovative, value-added concepts. Proposals with alternative terms will be accepted. Accepted bids will be at AEPGR’s discretion.

Proposal packages must be received by AEPGR no later than 5 p.m., Monday, April 20, 2015. Proposals can be submitted by e-mail to, or by mail to AEPGR RFP – Coal Proposal, Attn: Kim Chilcote, Manager, Coal Procurement, AEP Energy Supply, 155 W. Nationwide Blvd., Suite 500, Columbus OH 43215. Complete details about the Requests for Proposals are available at or by calling Kim Chilcote at (614) 583-6301 or Jim Henry at (614) 583-6974.

-Coal RFP (PDF)

American Electric Power is one of the largest electric utilities in the United States, delivering electricity to more than 5.3 million customers in 11 states. AEP ranks among the nation’s largest generators of electricity, owning nearly 38,000 megawatts of generating capacity in the U.S. AEP also owns the nation’s largest electricity transmission system, a more than 40,000-mile network that includes more 765 kilovolt extra-high voltage transmission lines than all other U.S. transmission systems combined. AEP’s transmission system directly or indirectly serves about 10 percent of the electricity demand in the Eastern Interconnection, the interconnected transmission system that covers 38 eastern and central U.S. states and eastern Canada, and approximately 11 percent of the electricity demand in ERCOT, the transmission system that covers much of Texas. AEP’s headquarters are in Columbus, Ohio.

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YaVonda Ulfig
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