AEP Shares Power Line Safety Tips

AEP Shares Power Line Safety Tips

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Monday, August 13, 2012 - 12:30pm

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If you look around your community, you will see electric power poles, wires, transformers and other electric facilities. This equipment powers the conveniences we use every day. However, if mis-used or mis-treated, electricity can be very dangerous, even fatal. AEP wants you to stay safe around electricity and has created this short video on power line safety. It is worth your time to learn these important tips.

AEP - American Electric Power
AEP ranks among the nation's largest generators of electricity, owning nearly 38,000 megawatts of generating capacity in the U.S. AEP also owns the nation's largest electricity transmission system, a nearly 39,000-mile network that includes more 765 kilovolt extra-high voltage transmission lines than all other U.S. transmission systems combined.

AEP's utility units operate as AEP Ohio, AEP Texas, Appalachian Power (in Virginia, West Virginia), AEP Appalachian Power (in Tennessee), Indiana Michigan Power, Kentucky Power, Public Service of Oklahoma, and Southwestern Electric Power Company (in Arkansas, Louisiana and east Texas).