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  • 7/9/2020 7/9/2020 AEP Foundation funds non-profit face coverings

    The foundation is donating $120,000 to United Way organizations for facemasks. This is the third group of pandemic-related grants to the area from the AEP Foundation, with funding totaling more than $480,000.

  • 6/26/2020 Appalachian Power issues request for solar projects to be built in West Virginia

    Appalachian Power has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for up to 50 megawatts of solar energy resources in West Virginia.  

  • 6/23/2020 6/23/2020 Appalachian Power plans transmission line improvements in central West Virginia

    Appalachian Power plans to upgrade approximately 15 miles of transmission line in Kanawha County, Putnam County and the city of Nitro. Company representatives are inviting landowners to a virtual open house to provide feedback on proposed route options. Construction is expected to start in fall of 2021.

  • 6/9/2020 6/9/2020 $50,000 grant will support Barboursville Library construction

    The AEP Foundation has awarded a $50,000 grant to the Cabell County Public Library to support the construction of a new Barboursville Library.

     

  • 6/5/2020 6/5/2020 AEP Foundation provides $50,000 grant to Golden Girl

    The AEP Foundation's $50K grant to Golden Girl Group Home will provide furnishings for its new Learning & Development Center, designed to help residents stay on task and complete high school on time.

  • 5/19/2020 5/19/2020 AEP Foundation funds free wifi hotspots across rural West Virginia and Virginia

    The American Electric Power Foundation is donating nearly $70,000 to create free WiFi hotspots at multiple locations across Appalachian Power’s Virginia and West Virginia service area. The hotspots are being put in place especially so that students can easily access education materials and classroom assignments from their laptops, iPads or phones if they don’t have internet access at home.

  • 5/14/2020 5/14/2020 Virginia SCC approves Appalachian Power's broadband pilot program

    Appalachian Power's request to implement a pilot program that will deliver broadband technology in rural Grayson County has received initial approval from the Virginia State Corporation Commission. 

  • 5/1/2020 Appalachian Power offers virtual home energy assessments

    Appalachian Power is offering customers a way to save energy and money from the safety of their homes with Virtual eScore Assessments. Customers can chat live with a local Energy Advisor and get personalized energy efficiency recommendations using any smart device with a camera.

  • 4/8/2020 Appalachian Power earns 2020 Energy Star Partner of the Year Award

    Appalachian Power has received the 2020 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Award for its outstanding leadership in energy efficiency and the ENERGY STAR program. The ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Award recognizes ENERGY STAR partner businesses and organizations in good standing that demonstrate superior leadership, innovation and commitment to environmental protection through energy efficiency and ENERGY STAR.

  • 4/8/2020 Appalachian Power plans transmission improvements in northern West Virginia

    Appalachian Power representatives and the utility’s affiliate, AEP West Virginia Transmission Co., Inc., plan upgrades to the electric transmission system serving customers in northern West Virginia.The project involves upgrading about 13 miles of transmisison line and a substation in Mason County, West Virginia. Landowners are invited to a virtual open house at AppalachianPower.com/LakinRacine

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