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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AEP's CEO on Sustainability

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News & Announcements

January 19, 2018
COOK NUCLEAR PLANT NAMES KELLY FERNEAU PLANT MANAGER
Indiana Michigan Power (I&M) has named Kelly Ferneau, current plant operations director, as the new plant manager for the Cook Nuclear Plant. Ferneau, is the sixteenth person to hold the position since plant construction began in 1969, and she is the first female plant manager.

January 19, 2018
AEP SCHEDULES LIVE WEBCAST OF QUARTERLY EARNINGS CALL
American Electric Power has scheduled a quarterly earnings conference call with financial analysts at 9 a.m. EST Thursday, Jan. 25. The call will be broadcast live over the internet at http://www.aep.com/webcasts.

January 19, 2018
APPALACHIAN POWER ANNOUNCES PROPOSED LINE ROUTE FOR LYNCHBURG TRANSMISSION UPGRADE
Appalachian Power today announced its proposed line route for the Dearington - Rivermont Transmission Project within the City of Lynchburg. The route was determined by incorporating public input gathered from landowners and community members at an open house last fall.

January 19, 2018
PUBLIC SERVICE COMPANY OF OKLAHOMA CONSIDERS ALTERNATIVES TO CONNECT WIND CATCHER TO GRID
Public Service Company of Oklahoma (PSO) today announced it will take comment on additional study segments along two alternative paths to connect the Wind Catcher Energy Connection Project to the electric grid near Tulsa.

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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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