Learn More About Copper Theft

Learn More About Copper Theft

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Monday, May 14, 2012 - 11:00am

CAMPAIGN: May is National Electrical Safety Month

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Electricity provides many conveniences, but it also can be dangerous if misused. This month is National Electrical Safety month, so it’s a perfect time to learn more about electricity. AEP’s new video explains a growing and dangerous crime – copper theft. It’s worth 3 minutes of your time to learn more.

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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).