News & Announcements
September 24, 2016
KENTUCKY POWER IMPLODES BIG SANDY UNIT 2 TOWER
A cooling tower at the Big Sandy Power Plant that had been idled when EPA guidelines led to the closure of Unit 2 was imploded on Saturday. The Unit 2 cooling tower, measuring 395 feet in diameter at its base and reaching 370 feet into the sky, came tumbling down at 9 a.m. as Bob Armstrong, a retired 30-year employee of the plant, pushed the button that triggered the blast. Some 500 pounds of explosives were used to bring down the tower.
September 20, 2016
PSO SPONSORS FFA COLT CONFERENCE IN ENID
"The Bottom Line" is the theme for this year's Oklahoma FFA Chapter Officer Leadership Training (COLT) Conference, which will be held September 27 at the Enid Events Center in Enid.
September 14, 2016
AEP TO SELL FOUR COMPETITIVE POWER PLANTS TO BLACKSTONE AND ARCLIGHT JOINT VENTURE
American Electric Power has signed an agreement to sell four competitive power plants totaling approximately 5,200 megawatts (MW) for approximately $2.17 billion to a newly formed joint venture of Blackstone (NYSE: BX) and ArcLight Capital Partners LLC (ArcLight).
September 13, 2016
AEP OHIO SCHEDULES SECOND OPEN HOUSE TO DISCUSS NEW ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION LINE IN MONROE COUNTY
GAHANNA, Ohio, Sept. 13, 2016 - AEP Ohio, a unit of American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP), AEP Ohio Transmission Company Inc., Buckeye Power and Washington Electric Cooperative are taking steps to improve electric service in Marietta and the surrounding area. The plan includes construction of a new 138-kilovolt (kV) transmission line in Monroe County.
View more news from AEP