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Are You Practicing Electrical Safety at Home?


Each May, in honor of National Electrical Safety Month, the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) launches their annual initiative to help reduce electrically-related fatalities, injuries and property loss. This year’s theme is “Connected to Safety,” and is aimed at educating consumers on the emerging smart technology that makes a home safe and energy efficient. Understanding …

What to Do When a Power Outage Occurs


Stormy weather is an inevitable part of spring and summer for many parts of the U.S. These storms can sometimes cause power outages, which can interrupt operations and cause headaches for many small businesses. We can’t change the weather, so it’s important to be prepared and know what to do when a power outage occurs.   …

Easy Renewable Energy Tips to Make Your Home Spring Green


The phrase “renewable energy” often brings with it the thought of acres of solar arrays and wind turbines. But accessible renewable energy for individual homes is available on a much smaller scale and though you may decide to install solar panels on your home, “going green” doesn’t require it. These tips will show you easy …

Celebrate Earth Day Safely!


This year, the theme of Earth Day, chosen by EarthDay.Org, is “Restore Our Earth”. And as we celebrate on Thursday, April 22, it’s a good time to consider the connection we have to nature, plants and the land and a great reminder to take care of our planet. Earth Day has a long and rich …

Common Myths About Renewable Energy


Renewable energy is a hot topic these days. Most of us want to be more energy-efficient, decrease our carbon footprint and live in a way that responsibly helps the environment. But is “going green” actually helping? Let’s look at three common myths about renewable energy to find out. Myth: I don’t live near a renewable …

Warm Up With Natural Gas


If you live in a deregulated state, just like with electricity, you have the power to choose your natural gas supplier. And now, when you need it most, is an excellent time to choose a supplier you trust! In addition to choosing a price plan that is right for you, there are many benefits of …

AEP Energy’s Belief in Zero Harm


Just like our parent company, American Electric Power (AEP), AEP Energy understands the critical need for reliable electric and natural gas service. We believe in “Zero Harm” – that all accidents are preventable, even in these unprecedented times. It isn’t just a tagline, but a belief that when things are done properly and handled safely, …

Online Tools to Help You Save Money and Energy


Improving energy efficiency in your home, even during winter, could not only save you money but might also help the environment and create healthy living habits for your family. One of the best ways to ensure your home is energy efficient is to do your research before executing any home improvement changes.   Luckily, there …

Zero Harm and Adapting to 2020


At AEP Energy, safety is our top priority. And 2020 was no exception. As we conducted business to keep our communities safely powered, we were reminded why innovation and zero harm are two of our key focuses. Having been well versed at striving for both was quite helpful in a year of unexpected twists and …