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AEP Announces Leadership Changes to External Affairs Organization

American Electric Power today announced several leadership changes within its External Affairs organization to support the company’s regulatory, public policy and customer service strategies. The changes are effective July 2.

American Electric Power today announced several leadership changes within its External Affairs organization to support the company’s regulatory, public policy and customer service strategies. The changes are effective July 2.

AEP Names James to Board of Directors

Donna A. James, managing director and founder of Lardon & Associates, LLC, has been elected to the American Electric Power Board of Directors.

Donna A. James, managing director and founder of Lardon & Associates, LLC, has been elected to the American Electric Power Board of Directors.

AEP Recognized as One of America's Best Employers for New Graduates

American Electric Power was included in Forbes magazine’s 2022 America’s Best Employers For New Grads list.

American Electric Power was included in Forbes magazine’s 2022 America’s Best Employers For New Grads list.

AEP Names Sundararajan Executive Vice President of External Affairs

American Electric Power today announced that Raja Sundararajan, currently senior vice president - Regulatory and Customer Solutions, will become the company’s executive vice president – External Affairs when Charles Patton retires July 1. He will report to Nicholas K. Akins, AEP chairman, president and chief executive officer.

American Electric Power today announced that Raja Sundararajan, currently senior vice president - Regulatory and Customer Solutions, will become the company’s executive vice president – External Affairs when Charles Patton retires July 1. He will report to Nicholas K. Akins, AEP chairman, president and chief executive officer.

AEP Subsidiary AEP Texas Inc. to Redeem Senior Notes

AEP Texas Inc., a public utility subsidiary of American Electric Power, announced that on July 1, 2022, it will redeem the entire outstanding $400 million principal amount of its 2.40% Senior Notes, Series C, due 2022. The notes will be redeemed at 100 percent of the principal amount outstanding (at par value of $100 per Senior Note), plus interest through the date of redemption, plus the required make-whole premium.

AEP Texas Inc., a public utility subsidiary of American Electric Power, announced that on July 1, 2022, it will redeem the entire outstanding $400 million principal amount of its 2.40% Senior Notes, Series C, due 2022. The notes will be redeemed at 100 percent of the principal amount outstanding (at par value of $100 per Senior Note), plus interest through the date of redemption, plus the required make-whole premium.

AEP Names Martin Vice President of Infrastructure Engineering, IT Operations and Support

American Electric Power has named Steven Martin vice president, Infrastructure Engineering, IT Operations & Support, effective May 31. He reports to Therace Risch, executive vice president and chief information & technology officer.

American Electric Power has named Steven Martin vice president, Infrastructure Engineering, IT Operations & Support, effective May 31. He reports to Therace Risch, executive vice president and chief information & technology officer.

SWEPCO Seeks Approval for Three New Wind and Solar Projects

$2.2 billion investment part of SWEPCO’S ongoing efforts to secure renewable energy resources

Southwestern Electric Power Company (SWEPCO), a subsidiary of American Electric Power, has announced plans to add three renewable energy projects totaling 999 megawatts (MW). The projects represent a $2.2 billion investment in clean, cost-effective resources. SWEPCO expects to issue another request for proposal (RFP) in the near term for additional renewable energy consistent with the company’s integrated resource plan for its energy and capacity needs.

$2.2 billion investment part of SWEPCO’S ongoing efforts to secure renewable energy resources

Southwestern Electric Power Company (SWEPCO), a subsidiary of American Electric Power, has announced plans to add three renewable energy projects totaling 999 megawatts (MW). The projects represent a $2.2 billion investment in clean, cost-effective resources. SWEPCO expects to issue another request for proposal (RFP) in the near term for additional renewable energy consistent with the company’s integrated resource plan for its energy and capacity needs.

AEP Releases 2022 Corporate Sustainability Report

American Electric Power has issued its 2022 Corporate Sustainability Report, an annual assessment of its performance as a public company and a community partner. This report marks AEP’s 16th year of environmental, social and governance (ESG) disclosure, demonstrating its commitment to reporting the company’s progress toward a sustainable energy future. The report’s theme, “The Future is Electric”, reflects AEP’s important role in decarbonizing and electrifying the nation’s economy in a just and equitable way.

American Electric Power has issued its 2022 Corporate Sustainability Report, an annual assessment of its performance as a public company and a community partner. This report marks AEP’s 16th year of environmental, social and governance (ESG) disclosure, demonstrating its commitment to reporting the company’s progress toward a sustainable energy future. The report’s theme, “The Future is Electric”, reflects AEP’s important role in decarbonizing and electrifying the nation’s economy in a just and equitable way.

AEP Names Shane Lies to Lead Cook Nuclear Plant

Shane Lies has been named senior vice president and chief nuclear officer of American Electric Power’s Donald C. Cook Nuclear Plant (Cook) in Bridgman, Michigan, effective July 1, 2022. Lies is currently site vice president at Cook, a dual-unit nuclear site with a total generating capacity of 2,278 megawatts. Lies is replacing Joel Gebbie, who is retiring after 36 years with AEP. Kelly Ferneau, Cook plant manager, will be promoted to site vice president to replace Lies.

Shane Lies has been named senior vice president and chief nuclear officer of American Electric Power’s Donald C. Cook Nuclear Plant (Cook) in Bridgman, Michigan, effective July 1, 2022. Lies is currently site vice president at Cook, a dual-unit nuclear site with a total generating capacity of 2,278 megawatts. Lies is replacing Joel Gebbie, who is retiring after 36 years with AEP. Kelly Ferneau, Cook plant manager, will be promoted to site vice president to replace Lies.

AEP Reports Strong First-Quarter 2022 Earnings

  • First-quarter 2022 GAAP earnings of $1.41 per share and $1.22 per share operating
  • Company reaffirms 2022 operating earnings (non-GAAP) guidance range of $4.87 to $5.07 and 6% to 7% long-term growth rate
  • AEP moves forward on strategic initiatives including regulated renewable development, preparation for Kentucky sale completion and unregulated renewable divestitures
  • First-quarter 2022 GAAP earnings of $1.41 per share and $1.22 per share operating
  • Company reaffirms 2022 operating earnings (non-GAAP) guidance range of $4.87 to $5.07 and 6% to 7% long-term growth rate
  • AEP moves forward on strategic initiatives including regulated renewable development, preparation for Kentucky sale completion and unregulated renewable divestitures

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