Be Alert and Stay Safe

Be Alert and Stay Safe

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Friday, March 30, 2012 - 4:00pm

CAMPAIGN: Electrical Public Safety at American Electric Power

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Spring has sprung. Before you do any work outside make sure you survey the scene and determine the location of any overhead power lines.

Be alert and stay safe. Keep yourself and any equipment at least 10 feet away from any overhead lines.


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).