American Electric Power

2014 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.

2026 Projected AEP Owned Generating Capacity by Fuel

Performance

In many ways, the electric grid is a social safety net. Our strategy will strengthen this safety net to improve quality of life, customer satisfaction and system reliability, and provide our employees with a safe and engaging workplace.

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People

To grow our business, enhance the experience our customers have with AEP, and build, maintain and operate a modern grid, we rely on our employees to carry us forward.

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Utility of the Future

We are fundamentally changing how we operate and manage our business. Substantial technological and structural shifts within the energy landscape are driving us to build a new model for the future.

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AEP's Plan for Sustainable Growth

The Value of Electricity

Building the Utility of the Future

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News & Announcements

August 27, 2014
W.VA. FOOD PANTRIES TO DISTRIBUTE ENERGY EFFICIENT LIGHT BULBS AS PART OF PARTNERSHIP WITH APPALACHIAN POWER
Food pantries and shelters in nine southern W.Va. counties are helping their clients with more than food supplies. The agencies are participating in the distribution of 40,000 ENERGY STAR® certified Compact Fluorescent Light (CFL) bulbs to 10,000 low income families through Appalachian Power's energy efficiency initiatives.

August 26, 2014
AEP OHIO AWARDS LICKING HEIGHTS LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT $44,152 FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY
PATASKALA, Ohio, Aug. 26, 2014 - Licking Heights Local School District received a check today for $44,152 from AEP Ohio's business incentive program, which helps businesses purchase and install energy efficient equipment.

August 25, 2014
AEP CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER TO ADDRESS INVESTORS AT BARCLAYS CONFERENCE
American Electric Power has scheduled a live audio webcast of a presentation by Brian X. Tierney, AEP executive vice president and chief financial officer, at the Barclays CEO Energy-Power Conference Sept. 3 in New York.

August 25, 2014
SULLIVAN NAMED DIRECTOR, CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS, SWEPCO
Carey Sullivan has been named director, corporate communications for AEP Southwestern Electric Power Company (SWEPCO) in Shreveport.

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A Sustainable Future

In many ways, the electric grid is a social safety net. Our strategy will strengthen this safety net to improve quality of life, customer satisfaction and system reliability.

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 fifth 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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