American Electric Power, based in Columbus, Ohio, is focused on finding and validating future deployable innovative technologies, particularly related to the distribution grid, especially in the areas of advanced platforms, resiliency and advanced e-mobility, to enhance efficiency and to provide reliable customized energy solutions to its more than 5 million customers in over 30 states in the US. AEP’s approximately 18,000 employees operate and maintain the nation’s largest electricity transmission system and more than 224,000 miles of distribution lines. AEP plans to invest 25 billionUSD in the next 5 years to modernize its transmission and distribution grids. AEP is also one of the largest electricity producers in the US with approximately 26,000 MW of diverse generating capacity including nearly 5,300 MW of renewable energy.
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