Carbon & Climate

Here is an excerpt from Chairman, President & CEO Nick Akins in AEP’s new clean energy report – AEP’s Strategic Vision for a Clean Energy Future:

The energy industry is in an era of transformation, moving rapidly toward a cleaner energy economy. American Electric Power is at the forefront of this transition to modernize the power grid, diversify our resources and deliver cost-effective, reliable electricity to customers and value to our shareholders. Our business strategy and resource planning have created a path forward that will result in the clean energy our customers want and, consequently, lower carbon dioxide emissions.

We have been engaging stakeholders on AEP’s long-term sustainability for more than a decade. This dialogue includes the efficient use of energy, our evolving business model as the grid is modernized, the reduction of our carbon footprint as we diversify our resource portfolio and the way we manage risk. Different stakeholders have different concerns, but universally we are asked about our preparedness to transition to a clean energy future. This is a fair question.

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