Facts & Leadership

American Electric Power is one of the largest electric utilities in the United States, serving over 5 million customers in 11 states.

We own:

  • Nearly 38,000 megawatts of generating capacity
  • More than 40,000 miles of electricity transmission network -- the largest in the nation
  • More 765 kilovolt extra-high voltage transmission lines than all other U.S. transmission systems combined

Facts at a Glance

Address: 1 Riverside Plaza
Columbus, Ohio 43215-2373
614 716-1000
Chairman, President and CEO: Nick Akins
2013 operating earnings: $1.573 billion
2013 operating earnings per share: $3.23
2013 Revenues: $15.4 billion
Assets: $56.4 billion
Employees: Approximately 18,500
States served: Arkansas, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia
Service Territory: More than 200,000 square miles
Miles of transmission lines: More than 40,000 miles
Miles of distribution lines: Approximately 222,000 miles
Generating capacity: Approximately 38,000 megawatts
U.S. customers: Approximately 5.3 million
2013 U.S. electricity sales: Approximately 214 million megawatt hours

Nick Akins

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