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Appalachian Power seeks renewable energy projects with option for battery storage

The request for bids supports Virginia's goal to reach 100-percent clean energy by 2050. 

The request for bids supports Virginia's goal to reach 100-percent clean energy by 2050. 


Roanoke County launches planning effort with Appalachian Power grant

ELEVATE Roanoke County wll promote good business climate, growth in jobs and investment, economic health and recovery.

ELEVATE Roanoke County wll promote good business climate, growth in jobs and investment, economic health and recovery.


Leadership WV receives $25,000 from AEP Foundation as part of company's ongoing diversity & inclusion initiative

American Electric Power Foundation has committed $5,000 annually for five years for a Diversity & Inclusion Scholarship to Leadership West Virginia.

American Electric Power Foundation has committed $5,000 annually for five years for a Diversity & Inclusion Scholarship to Leadership West Virginia.


Appalachian Power plans transmission upgrades to increase electric reliability in Raleigh and Wyoming counties

Appalachian Power plans to increase electric reliability to customers by upgrading the power grid in Raleigh and Wyoming counties. The Trap Hill Area Transmission Line Project includes building about 6 miles of transmission line, a new substation and making upgrades to three existing stations. The work is being performed to provide the area with an additional power source allowing crews the ability to conduct maintenance work without interrupting service to customers. 

Appalachian Power plans to increase electric reliability to customers by upgrading the power grid in Raleigh and Wyoming counties. The Trap Hill Area Transmission Line Project includes building about 6 miles of transmission line, a new substation and making upgrades to three existing stations. The work is being performed to provide the area with an additional power source allowing crews the ability to conduct maintenance work without interrupting service to customers. 


Appalachian Power seeks commission approval of broadband infrastructure expansion project in Logan, Mingo counties

Appalachian Power, along with Wheeling Power, today submitted an application to the Public Service Commission of West Virginia (PSC) for approval of a broadband infrastructure expansion project that will facilitate broadband access in unserved areas of Logan and Mingo counties.

Appalachian Power, along with Wheeling Power, today submitted an application to the Public Service Commission of West Virginia (PSC) for approval of a broadband infrastructure expansion project that will facilitate broadband access in unserved areas of Logan and Mingo counties.


Smith Mountain Project crews remove a record 20 million pounds of debris in 2020

Appalachian Power lake crews removed a record 10,417 tons of debris from the Smith Mountain Project in 2020. The more than 10,000 tons, or 20 million pounds, shattered the previous mark set in 2019 of 5,731 tons. 

Appalachian Power lake crews removed a record 10,417 tons of debris from the Smith Mountain Project in 2020. The more than 10,000 tons, or 20 million pounds, shattered the previous mark set in 2019 of 5,731 tons. 


Appalachian Power, Wheeling Power to make additional funds available to West Virginia customers for financial assistance

Appalachian Power, along with Wheeling Power, requested and received Public Service Commission of West Virginia approval of a plan to reduce restrictions on the company’s Fresh Start Fund in order to help West Virginia residential customers pay their electric bills.

Appalachian Power, along with Wheeling Power, requested and received Public Service Commission of West Virginia approval of a plan to reduce restrictions on the company’s Fresh Start Fund in order to help West Virginia residential customers pay their electric bills.


Appalachian Power seeks approval for the Central Virginia Transmission Reliability Project

Appalachian Power plans to submit an application with the Virginia State Corporation Commission seeking approval for the first three phases of the Central Virginia Transmission Reliability Project. The project involves replacing aging equipment to upgrade electric reliability for customers in five central Virginia counties.

Appalachian Power plans to submit an application with the Virginia State Corporation Commission seeking approval for the first three phases of the Central Virginia Transmission Reliability Project. The project involves replacing aging equipment to upgrade electric reliability for customers in five central Virginia counties.


NRCC Educational Foundation receives $50,000 grant from AEP Foundation

New River Community College Educational Foundation has received a $50,000 grant from the American Electric Power Foundation to support students in the New River Valley.

New River Community College Educational Foundation has received a $50,000 grant from the American Electric Power Foundation to support students in the New River Valley.


Appalachian Power files cost recovery request in Virginia for environmental improvements

Appalachian Power today requested permission to recover costs associated with meeting environmental regulations at its generating plants that serve Virginia customers, including rules relating to the ash handling and wastewater discharge systems at the John Amos and Mountaineer plants.

Appalachian Power today requested permission to recover costs associated with meeting environmental regulations at its generating plants that serve Virginia customers, including rules relating to the ash handling and wastewater discharge systems at the John Amos and Mountaineer plants.


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