American Electric Power

2013 Corporate Accountability Report

We Have the Future in Focus

Safe, reliable and affordable energy has long been the backbone of America’s economy, delivering comfort to customers, a competitive edge to businesses and a quality of life that others emulate. To ensure a secure energy future, we need a diverse resource mix.

At AEP, we have the future in focus.

2020 Projected AEP Owned Generating Capacity by Fuel

Energy

In addition to traditional fuels such as coal and natural gas, we also see transmission, smart grid and energy efficiency as vital parts of our resource mix.

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Economy

We are advocating for federal resources to assist in retooling local economies as we also explore ways to reuse retired coal plants or plant sites.

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Environment

Compliance is the foundation of our environmental efforts. We also set voluntary targets. Overall, our performance is very good.

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News & Announcements

January 20, 2017
AEP SCHEDULES LIVE WEBCAST OF QUARTERLY EARNINGS CALL
AEP has scheduled a quarterly earnings conference call with financial analysts at 9 a.m. EST Thursday, Jan. 26. The call will be broadcast live over the Internet at http://www.aep.com/webcasts.

January 19, 2017
AEP JOINS ARMY PAYS PROGRAM TO PROVIDE PRIVATE SECTOR JOB OPPORTUNITIES FOR VETERANS
American Electric Power has joined the U.S. Army Partnership for Youth Success (PaYS), a program designed to accelerate the transition of veterans to careers in the private sector. AEP announced its participation in the program during a signing ceremony today attended by employees; AEP Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Nicholas K. Akins; Columbus Recruiting Battalion Commander, Lt. Col. Clydellia S. Prichard-Allen; U.S. Reps. Steve Stivers and Joyce Beatty; and Ohio Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor.

January 19, 2017
APPALACHIAN POWER SEEKS NEW UTILITY-SCALE SOLAR PROJECTS
Appalachian Power has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) seeking up to 25 megawatts alternating current (MWac) of ground-mounted solar energy resources. If proposals are ultimately approved, they will be the first solar projects in Appalachian Power's generating portfolio.

January 19, 2017
MABE NAMED NEW MANAGER OF MOUNTAINEER PLANT
Bryan Mabe has been named the new manager of Appalachian Power's Mountaineer Plant in Mason County, W.Va.

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AEP's Reporting Guidance

AEP conducted a materiality assessment in 2012 to better understand reporting expectations of the Global Reporting Initiative, the International Integrated Reporting Council and the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board.

Materiality

AEP conducted a materiality assessment in 2012 to ensure that we are reporting on sustainability issues that are of importance to our stakeholders and our business. This assessment was compared with the material risks of the company to validate relevance and importance. AEP's reporting is guided by the Global Reporting Initiative and the International Integrated Reporting Council.

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Statement of the AEP Board of Directors

The AEP Board of Directors has assigned responsibility for monitoring and overseeing the company's sustainability initiatives to the Board's Committee on Directors and Corporate Governance. This is the fourth year AEP has integrated its sustainability reporting with financial reporting. The Committee fully supports this approach. Stakeholders have expressed approval and appreciation for AEP's leadership with this integrated approach to corporate reporting.

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