In early 2018, AEP was invited by the governing board of Free Electrons, a global energy startup accelerator program, to become a member. Free Electrons was formed to connect energy startup companies with leading utility companies around the world. AEP became the first North American utility member.
Joining the Free Electrons accelerator program gives us access to the world’s most innovative technology entrepreneurs in the energy space. Our long-term strategy includes building smarter energy infrastructure and delivering new technologies and custom products and services to our customers. Free Electrons allows us to help cultivate the cutting-edge energy solutions that are being developed around the globe.