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Five Easy Ways to Help Cool Your Home This Summer

Residential

When you think about cooling your home during the summer, air conditioning probably comes to mind. However, there are a number of other energy-efficient ways to help cool your home. Here are five ways to help cool your home this summer while controlling your energy and money spend. Insulation – often times, we think about …

AEP Energy. More Than Just An Energy Supplier

Residential

Who is AEP Energy? The answer is, a certified retail energy supplier who, as a wholly-owned subsidiary of American Electric Power (AEP), one of the United States’ largest electric energy companies, is backed by more than 100 years of energy experience. Who does AEP Energy serve? Operating in 27 service territories across Delaware, Illinois, New …

Save Energy and Money This Summer

Residential

Did you know you can be energy efficient and save money when the temperature goes up this summer? It’s true! In this blog, we’ll go over a few simple steps which will help your home be more energy-efficient and save you money. Even when it is hot outside. Decrease your hot water tank thermostat The Consumer …

Power Outage Myths and Truths

Residential

Spring storms are an inevitable part of the weather for many parts of the U.S. and sometimes they cause power outages, which can cause headaches for many homeowners. But who is responsible for the repairs when an outage occurs? And is there anything you can do to be prepared? Suppliers and utilities have different responsibilities …

Electric Choice Options When You Move

Residential

Did you know that if you’re moving, there’s a possibility you can take AEP Energy with you? Relocating to a new home comes with many tasks and it’s easy to overlook a few items that have the potential to make your transition a little easier. If you happen to be moving, one way to ease …

Are You Practicing Electrical Safety at Home?

Residential

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 …

Easy Renewable Energy Tips to Make Your Home Spring Green

Residential

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!

Residential

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

Residential

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 …