Environmental News Releases

November 23, 2010

AEP Ohio Signs Long-Term Pact To Purchase Wind Energy From Horizon Wind Energy

AEP Ohio, a unit of American Electric Power, has signed a long-term power purchase agreement for wind energy with Paulding Wind Farm II LLC, a subsidiary of Horizon Wind Energy, a Houston-based company with over 20 wind farms across the United States.

September 23, 2010

AEP Headquarters Building Earns Recognition For Energy Efficiency Efforts

American Electric Power’s corporate headquarters building, 1 Riverside Plaza in Columbus, Ohio, has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ENERGY STAR, signifying that the building performs in the top 25 percent of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency.

August 26, 2010

American Electric Power Seeks Quotes For Biodiesel

AEP is seeking quotes for the supply of biodiesel to one or more of its generating stations in Ohio.

April 28, 2010

AEP Charts Financial, Environmental And Social Performance In First Integrated Corporate Accountability Report

AEP has released its first Corporate Accountability Report, presenting information about the company’s financial, environmental and social performance together for the first time.

January 29, 2010

AEP Ohio Issues RFP for Biomass Fuel

AEP Ohio, an operating unit of American Electric Power, is seeking proposals for the supply of sustainable biomass fuel for use at its Picway, Muskingum River and Conesville plants in Ohio.