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What is Electrification?

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You’ve probably heard the term “electrification”. But what does it really mean? Electrification is the process of using electricity to provide services that were previously met by other energy sources, such as fossil fuels. It’s also a way to decarbonize energy consumption in transportation, buildings and industry. Some common examples are electric vehicles and HVAC systems such …

What’s the Difference Between an Energy Supplier and the Utility?

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Understanding Energy Choice If you live in a state that offers energy choice, you have the option to purchase natural gas and electricity supply services from a retail energy supplier. Energy choice offers many benefits for residents and small businesses such as the ability to shop and compare energy prices, as well as choosing from …

Be Prepared for a Power Outage

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Power outages can occur at any time of year and often happen as a result of spring storms. Follow these before, during and after the outage tips so you can be prepared and safe if you find yourself unexpectedly in the dark. Before Make a list of important contacts so you can check on loved …

More Trees, Please!

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April is a great month to commit to supporting a cleaner future and reducing your carbon footprint. That’s why AEP Energy is providing renewable energy options to make it easy for our customers to go green. In honor of Earth Month and Arbor Day, we’re also helping the environment by planting trees in partnership with …

Understanding the Impact of Being Energy Efficient

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Energy efficiency uses technology to reduce the amount of energy needed for many things such as lighting, heating and cooling. Reduced energy use, in return, lowers the cost of energy bills and helps reduce greenhouse gas emissions, pollution and waste. Why it is important to be energy efficient Controlling your energy spend through energy efficient …

Simple Ways to Celebrate Earth Day

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What started out as a 1960’s “teach-in” style protest where thousands of students and residents around the world sat down in the streets on April 22, 1970, Earth Day has transitioned into a global celebration focused on public awareness of cleaner and more environmentally responsible living. There are several simple ways our actions and choices …

Assessing Your Home Energy Usage

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It’s February and as we head into the new year, now is a great time to assess your energy usage. Identifying and addressing areas of energy inefficiency in your home can help you control your energy spend and save money! Measuring your carbon footprint A good first step in assessing your energy usage is measuring …

How We Serve Our Customers and Our Communities

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At AEP Energy, we strive to do the right thing every time for our customers, each other and our future. Being transparent, innovative and ethical are all important avenues towards reaching such a lofty goal. In this blog, we’ll explain what is important to us as a company, and what makes us stand out in …

Our Commitment to the Environment and You

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At AEP Energy, we are committed to the environment and our communities. Our mission, “Together, with our customers, we are redefining the future of energy and developing innovative solutions that power communities and improve lives,” and our vision, “Powering a new and brighter future for our customers and communities,” simply stated show that we’re serious …