Blog category: AEP

AEP Ranks as a Top Utility for Site Selection Again in 2021

September 2, 2021 / Robb Watson

Site Selection magazine has named AEP a top utility for economic development in its 2021 ranking. The annual ranking is based on the company’s corporate project investment and job creation on a cumulative and per-capita basis. “Year after year, our team of economic development professionals create economic activity that provide opportunities for everyone,” said Tim…

Driving Growth and Investment

July 19, 2021 / American Electric Power

Many communities have struggled with the prospect of ongoing economic uncertainty during the pandemic. Local businesses have shuttered, creating a need for more jobs and opportunities for residents. Throughout the pandemic, we have doubled down on efforts to create opportunities for businesses and communities across our service footprint. And now more than ever, our work…

Fowler Named Economic & Business Development Manager

April 18, 2021 / American Electric Power

AEP continues to add key experience to our Economic & Business Development team. Dale Fowler, CEcD has rejoined AEP as Economic & Business Development Manager for AEP Texas, effective April 12, 2021 . He will join our team focused on growing jobs and industry in the south and west Texas communities. Dale brings more than…

Wright Named Economic & Business Development Manager

April 13, 2021 / American Electric Power

Garrett Wright has joined the AEPED team as manager – Economic & Business Development, effective April 5, 2021. Based in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Wright will promote the AEP-Public Service Company of Oklahoma region to current and existing business customers, and will collaborate with our external economic development partners to achieve shared economic development goals. Prior to…

Why Site Selectors Love SW Michigan’s Medtech Hub

November 23, 2020 / Shelley Klug

When site selection pros think of the auto industry, one city comes to mind instantly. But Detroit isn’t the only manufacturing hub in Michigan, where people take pride in fixing things and creating solutions. The Southwest corner of the state, near the Indiana border, is home to one of the country’s fastest-growing regions for medical…

AEP Recognized as a Top Utility for Economic Development

September 17, 2020 / American Electric Power

Site Selection magazine has named AEP one of the nation’s Top Utilities in Economic Development. Every year, Site Selection evaluates utilities’ corporate project investment and job creation on a cumulative and per-capita basis. AEP is one of 20 companies to receive recognition. “We’re thrilled to be recognized once again by Site Selection for bringing growth and…

AEP Releases 2020 Corporate Accountability Report

May 25, 2020 / American Electric Power

We have issued our 2020 Corporate Accountability Report, an annual assessment of AEP’s performance as a public company and a community partner. This is the 14th year of the report, which details developments in energy and technology, social responsibility, community investments and environmental stewardship. The report’s theme, “Moving Forward Together for a Brighter Future,” reflects…

AEP Releases 2019 Corporate Accountability Report

May 10, 2019 / Amy Koscielak

We have issued our 2019 Corporate Accountability Report, an annual assessment of our performance as a public company and a community partner. This is the 13th year AEP has released the report, which details its developments in energy and technology, social responsibility, community investments and environmental stewardship. The report’s theme, “Innovating for a Boundless Energy…

2017 Marks a Transformative Year for AEP

January 15, 2018 / Mark James, CEcD

As you know, the transformation sweeping our industry is happening at lightning speed. As we move toward a cleaner energy future, AEP is preparing by making significant investments in technology, strategic partnerships, talent development and capacity-building for new skills. At the same time, we continue to diversify our resource portfolio. While fossil fuels continue to…