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October 31, 2018

American Electric Power Seeks Bids for Coal

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 31, 2018 – American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) is seeking bids for the supply of coal to one or more of its generating stations. Delivery dates, method, and coal types appear below.

Delivery for November-December 2018 and/or Q1 2019 tons:

  • For Central Appalachian Basin Barge or CSX Rail Coal
  • For Illinois Basin coal
  • For Colorado Basin coal

Up to 1,250,000 tons per year in calendar years 2019 through 2021:

  • For Central Appalachian Basin Barge or CSX Rail Coal
  • For Colorado Basin coal

AEP is open to alternative pricing structures or other innovative, value-added concepts. Proposals with alternative terms will be accepted. Accepted bids will be at AEP’s discretion.

Proposal packages must be received by AEP no later than 5 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. Proposals can be submitted by e-mail to Complete details about the Requests for Proposals are available at or by calling Amy Jeffries at (614) 716-6235 or Amanda Torgerson at (614) 716-6222.

-Coal RFP (PDF)

American Electric Power, based in Columbus, Ohio, is focused on building a smarter energy infrastructure and delivering new technologies and custom energy solutions to our customers. AEP’s more than 17,000 employees operate and maintain the nation’s largest electricity transmission system and more than 219,000 miles of distribution lines to efficiently deliver safe, reliable power to nearly 5.4 million regulated customers in 11 states. AEP also is one of the nation’s largest electricity producers with approximately 32,000 megawatts of diverse generating capacity, including 4,300 megawatts of renewable energy. AEP’s family of companies includes utilities 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 also owns AEP Energy, AEP Energy Partners, AEP OnSite Partners, and AEP Renewables, which provide innovative competitive energy solutions nationwide.

Scott Blake

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