American Electric Power

2013 Corporate Accountability Report

We Have the Future in Focus

Safe, reliable and affordable energy has long been the backbone of America’s economy, delivering comfort to customers, a competitive edge to businesses and a quality of life that others emulate. To ensure a secure energy future, we need a diverse resource mix.

At AEP, we have the future in focus.

2020 Projected AEP Owned Generating Capacity by Fuel

Energy

In addition to traditional fuels such as coal and natural gas, we also see transmission, smart grid and energy efficiency as vital parts of our resource mix.

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Economy

We are advocating for federal resources to assist in retooling local economies as we also explore ways to reuse retired coal plants or plant sites.

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Environment

Compliance is the foundation of our environmental efforts. We also set voluntary targets. Overall, our performance is very good.

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AEP's CEO on Sustainability

The Value of Electricity

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News & Announcements

April 17, 2014
AEP RECEIVES TOP CUSTOMER SERVICE AWARD FROM EDISON ELECTRIC INSITUTE
The Edison Electric Institute has presented American Electric Power Co. with the 2014 Outstanding National Key Accounts Customer Service Award. This marks the seventh time that AEP's National Account program has received EEI's top award for providing superior service to multi-site customers.

April 17, 2014
AEP SCHEDULES LIVE WEBCAST OF QUARTERLY EARNINGS CALL
American Electric Power has scheduled a quarterly earnings conference call with financial analysts for 9 a.m. EDT Friday, April. 25. The call will be broadcast live over the Internet at http://www.aep.com/webcasts.

April 17, 2014
ENERGY GAMES WILL HELP SAVE YOU MONEY AND CONSERVE NATURAL RESOURCES
Summer is coming! The University of Texas at Austin and AEP Texas are launching Energy Games, a real-time trivia game hosted on the Ringorang® app, available for mobile devices (iOS and Android). Every question provides easy, helpful tips to help save you money.

April 14, 2014
APPALACHIAN POWER TO HOST PUBLIC OPEN HOUSE APRIL 29 ON CLOVERDALE TRANSMISSION IMPROVEMENTS; WORK WILL BEGIN IN JUNE
Appalachian Power will host an open house April 29 at Cloverdale Elementary School to answer questions about a major construction project starting soon in Botetourt County. The Virginia State Corporation Commission (SCC) on January 24 approved the company's request to complete a $237 million electric transmission infrastructure upgrade in and near the existing Cloverdale Substation.Construction work will begin in June 2014 and continue into 2017.

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AEP's Reporting Guidance

AEP conducted a materiality assessment in 2012 to better understand reporting expectations of the Global Reporting Initiative, the International Integrated Reporting Council and the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board.

Materiality

AEP conducted a materiality assessment in 2012 to ensure that we are reporting on sustainability issues that are of importance to our stakeholders and our business. This assessment was compared with the material risks of the company to validate relevance and importance. AEP's reporting is guided by the Global Reporting Initiative and the International Integrated Reporting Council.

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Statement of the AEP Board of Directors

The AEP Board of Directors has assigned responsibility for monitoring and overseeing the company's sustainability initiatives to the Board's Committee on Directors and Corporate Governance. This is the fourth year AEP has integrated its sustainability reporting with financial reporting. The Committee fully supports this approach. Stakeholders have expressed approval and appreciation for AEP's leadership with this integrated approach to corporate reporting.

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