December 10, 2001
AEP TO CONDUCT THE FIRST U.S. DEMONSTRATION
OF SODIUM SULFUR BATTERY FROM JAPAN
American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) and a world-class team of partners will conduct the first U.S. demonstration to test the combined power quality and peak shaving capabilities of the sodium sulfur (NAS) battery, an advanced electrical energy storage technology that promises vast improvements over conventional batteries.
August 29, 2001
AEP´S MOUNTAINEER PLANT WINS ENVIRONMENTAL LEADERSHIP AWARD
American Electric Power´s (NYSE: AEP) Mountaineer Plant at New Haven, W.Va., was one of eight businesses and industries to win one of the 2001 West Virginia Business Environmental Leadership Awards presented today at the West Virginia Business Summit held at the Greenbrier resort.
July 18, 2001
AEP AND TXU AGREE TO EXPAND WEST TEXAS WIND PROJECT
The Trent Mesa Project, a wind-power generation facility under construction near Abilene, Texas, is being expanded to 150,000 kilowatts of production from 130,000 kilowatts under an agreement between TXU Corp. (NYSE: TXU), the buyer of Trent Mesa´s electricity output, and American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP), the builder, owner and operator of the facility.
June 28, 2001
AEP HELPS GET REDFISH INTO SOUTH TEXAS LAKE
In a couple of years anglers should be able to catch redfish along with bass, crappie and catfish from the Coleto Creek reservoir in South Texas thanks to an effort initiated by American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP).
June 1, 2001
DEDICATION HELD FOR FIRST KENTUCKY
SCHOOL IN SOLAR POWER PROGRAM
Kentucky’s first school to install a solar electricity system as part of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Million Solar Roofs Initiative dedicated it today with a colorful fanfare of songs and distinguished speakers discussing energy and the system’s educational value.
May 31, 2001
AEP DEDICATES MINERS’ MEMORIAL
American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) formally dedicated its Miners’ Memorial Park, honoring the men and women who mined coal in southeastern Ohio.
May 11, 2001
DNR BANDS LEGS OF FOUR FORT WAYNE FALCONS
American Electric Power (AEP) served as host Friday for the banding of the four peregrine falcon chicks that hatched last month in the nesting box on the roof of One Summit Square in Fort Wayne, Ind. The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) placed metal identification bands on the legs of the falcon chicks. The bands will help the DNR keep track of the young birds as they migrate late this summer or in the fall.
April 17, 2001
FALCONCAM ONLINE AT WWW.AEP.COM
American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) is again offering FalconCam, an inside view of a peregrine falcon family atop the One Summit Square Building in Fort Wayne.
April 6, 2001
AEP APPLIES FOR AUTHORITY TO INSTALL NEW EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM ON BIG SANDY UNIT 2
American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) has filed a request with the Kentucky Public Service Commission for authority to install a new emission control system on Unit 2 of its Big Sandy generating plant near Louisa, Ky. The control system will reduce nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions from the 800-megawatt unit by about 90 percent. When in operation, the controls are expected to produce an overall reduction in NOx emissions of between 6,800 and 7,600 tons each ozone season (May through September).
February 7, 2001
COLUMBUS SOUTHERN POWER SIGNS FIRST NET METERING CUSTOMER
The first net metering customer of Columbus Southern Power Company (CSP) was made official recently when Robert Howard signed a contract formalizing the arrangement under Ohio’s new electric choice law. CSP, an operating company of American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP), serves more than 685,000 customers in central and southern Ohio.
January 11, 2001
AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER TO PURCHASE
HOUSTON PIPE LINE FROM ENRON
American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) announced today that it has executed a definitive agreement under which AEP Energy Services Gas Holding Co., a wholly owned subsidiary of AEP, will acquire the stock of Houston Pipe Line Co. (HPL) from Enron Corp. (NYSE: ENE).