What's on a Power Pole?

What's on a Power Pole?

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Wednesday, June 20, 2012 - 5:30pm

CAMPAIGN: Electrical Safety Campaign

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Knowing what equipment is on a power pole and what each piece does can help protect you and your loved ones. This simple "cheat sheet" will keep you "in the know" about electrical safety.


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).