Copper Theft is a Dangerous Crime

Copper Theft is a Dangerous Crime

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Copper theft is dangerous and can kill; watch this video by AEP to learn about the dangers of copper theft @AEPnews

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Friday, May 11, 2012 - 11:00am

CAMPAIGN: May is National Electrical Safety Month

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AEP is recognizing National Electrical Safety month with a cool new video about a serious subject – copper theft. Copper theft can kill, so protect yourself and your loved ones by learning more.

We also have a factsheet that details the consequences of copper theft.

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).