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Prepare Your Business for Summer

Small Business

As temperatures begin to rise, it’s a great time to begin thinking about preparing your business for summer. Before blasting your air conditioning to beat the summer heat, consider the following tips as ways to improve energy efficiency for the warmer months. Seal cracks and openings to prevent summer air from leaking in. After running …

Factors That Affect Your Energy Rate

Small Business

Think of the stock market. There are many factors – good and bad – that impact the stock market, and it can be difficult to predict. Similarly, there are many things that affect the energy market and the rate you pay for your business’ energy, including: Supply and demand. Much like any product or service, …

Understanding the 2019 Energy Outlook

Small Business

Every year, the U.S. Energy Information Association (EIA) releases an annual Energy Outlook for the year ahead. This document provides an in-depth analysis of energy-related topics and projections of energy markets through 2050. There’s a lot of information to digest in this report, so we’ve highlighted the top five takeaways to help you understand what’s …

Who is AEP Energy?

Small Business

Who is AEP Energy In short, we are your trusted energy supplier.  AEP Energy is a certified competitive retail supplier, and a subsidiary of our parent company, American Electric Power.  Founded in 2002, AEP Energy has been helping customers save money and use energy more efficiently by doing the right thing every time, for every …

Understanding Your Energy Bill

Small Business

When it comes to your energy bill, it’s often easiest to look at the total amount due and write a check. However, when it comes to something as crucial at your energy, it’s important to understand exactly what you’re getting when you pay that bill each month. Key terms you might find on your energy …

Winter is Coming! Here’s How to Keep Your Business Warm

Small Business

Along with holidays, snow days and hot cocoa, winter brings colder temperatures which can impact your business. If you’re not on a fixed rate electricity or natural gas plan, cold temperatures can increase your energy rate. Regardless, making sure your business is energy efficient keeps customers and employees warm, and avoid hazards like frozen pipes. …

Meet Your Account Management Team

Small Business

Did you know that as an AEP Energy customer you have access to our Small Business Solutions Account Management Team? These specialists are dedicated to managing your energy supply after you enroll with AEP Energy. Based in Columbus, Ohio, our account managers are AEP Energy employees, not contracted by a third-party partner. This is important …

Shop Smarter for Your Business’ Natural Gas

Small Business

This blog is relevant for Ohio business owners.   Whether heating your building, firing up industrial stoves or operating heavy machinery, natural gas is used to power important parts of your business. Most businesses allow the utility to provide their business’ natural gas and are unaware that they can partner with a retail energy supplier, …

10 Energy Efficiency Tips for your Business

Small Business

If you’re reading this, your business has already made the first step towards energy efficiency by exploring AEP Energy’s electricity and natural gas price plans. Selecting an energy supplier to protect your business from variable rates is smart, but it’s only the beginning! We recommend business owners strive for energy efficiency beyond enrollment. Below are …