About Us

We never stop moving forward, working to improve our customers’ experiences, our communities and our employees. We’re continually energized by our people and their passions. And together we have the drive to create a new future of energy for us all.


AEP is one of the largest electric utilities in the U.S., serving nearly 5.4 million customers in 11 states.

We own:

  • A more than 40,000-mile electricity transmission network – the largest in the nation.
  • More 765-kilovolt extra-high voltage transmission lines than all other U.S. transmission systems combined.
  • Approximately 26,000 megawatts of generating capacity.

Our major businesses include:

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Overview of AEP

Facts at a Glance

Address: 1 Riverside Plaza
Columbus, Ohio 43215-2373
614 716-1000
Chairman, President and CEO: Nick Akins
2017 operating earnings: $1.808 billion
2017 operating earnings per share: $3.68
2017 Revenues: $15.4 billion
Assets: $64.7 billion
Employees: Approximately 17,600
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 224,000 miles
Generating capacity: Approximately 26,000 megawatts
U.S. customers: Approximately 5.4 million
2017 U.S. electricity sales: Approximately 194 million megawatt hours