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Natural Gas: What’s in store for 2018.

Customer Insights

April 2018 Edition: Natural Gas: What’s in store for 2018.  In this edition we’ll review several key factors that influence natural gas prices; weather, storage inventories, and market demand. Read this edition to learn more about these fundamentals and how their outlooks affect forward natural gas prices. If you’re in charge of purchasing energy for your business, …

Smart Columbus

Residential

In 2016 the U.S. Department of Transportation launched their Smart City Challenge, asking American cities to develop improved, integrated, one-of-a-kind transportation system alternatives. They encouraged ideas that would incorporate heightened technology to move mass amounts of individuals quickly, cheaply, and as efficiently as possible. After narrowing down the decision to seven cities, the Department of …

What Happens When There’s a Power Outage

Residential

Power outages can happen quite often due to bad storms, freezing rain or high winds. The damage to power lines and equipment are often the reason for the outage, but you can help prevent an outage by being prepared. Preparation for an Outage  To prepare your home for a potential power outage you can have on …

Electricity and Energy Moving Checklist

Residential

Whether you’re in the process of moving or will be in the near future, you need to ensure your electricity and energy supply at your new home is organized and ready to go! Moving can often be a very hectic time and it’s hard to remember all the different aspects that go into getting your …

EPA’s change of course on the Clean Power Plan

Commercial

March 2018 Edition: EPA’s change of course on the Clean Power Plan What’s the state of play for the power markets given the EPA’s change of course on the Clean Power Plan? Our experts address high level points of CPP and sources offsetting the potential loss of supply due to the CPP’s effect on coal-fired generation. The Clean …

Transmission Cost Management

Commercial

February 2018 Edition: Transmission Cost Management Did you know transmission costs is another electricity cost component you have some control over? NSPL Management Services available at AEP Energy can help you do just that. Our experts explain how. In previous editions of Customer Insights, we’ve discussed methods by which customers can strategically plan energy procurement. Much like …

5 Myths About Energy Choice

Residential

If you live in a deregulated state you have the power to choose from whom you shop for your Electricity and Natural Gas commodity. The decision is yours to shop and look for an electric generator or natural gas supplier that is most beneficial to your lifestyle based off of price and length of contract. …

How to Properly Dispose of Light Bulbs

Residential

With spring-cleaning right around the corner it’s critical to stress the importance of recycling and disposing household objects in the correct manner. Compact fluorescent lamp and other light bulbs may contain harmful and hazardous waste that requires proper removal. Learn how and why it’s important to properly dispose of light bulbs to avoid harm to …

The Downfall of Coal: Market Rules or Market Forces?

Commercial

January 2018 Edition: The Downfall of Coal: Market Rules or Market Forces? Is it market rules or market forces driving challenges for coal-fired generators? Our industry expert will take a deep dive into these matters to help you better understand the cause and effect on energy prices. The Downfall of Coal: Market Rules or Market …