COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 24, 2009 – American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) will provide a live webcast of its annual meeting of shareholders Tuesday, April 28, beginning at 10:30 a.m. EDT (9:30 a.m. CDT). The meeting will be held in Austin, Texas.
The webcast will offer both audio and video from the meeting and will be accessible at http://www.aep.com/go/webcast
. It also will be available at this site after the meeting.
Minimum requirements to access the webcast:
American Electric Power is one of the largest electric utilities in the United States, delivering electricity to more than 5 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 nearly 39,000-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 utility units operate as AEP Ohio, AEP Texas, Appalachian Power (in Virginia and West Virginia), AEP Appalachian Power (in Tennessee), Indiana Michigan Power, Kentucky Power, Public Service Company of Oklahoma, and Southwestern Electric Power Company (in Arkansas, Louisiana and east Texas). AEP’s headquarters are in Columbus, Ohio.