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AEP grants support learning at two Arkansas schools

Hackett High School teacher Johnny Harp and Hackett Elementary teacher Valarie Harp each received $500 for a classroom project.

Hackett High School teacher Johnny Harp and Hackett Elementary teacher Valarie Harp each received $500 for a classroom project.


SWEPCO reminds customers to prepare for hurricane season

SWEPCO reminds customers to prepare for hurricane season, which began June 1 and continues through Nov. 30.

SWEPCO reminds customers to prepare for hurricane season, which began June 1 and continues through Nov. 30.


May 28 Storm - Update No. 3

SWEPCO has updated its estimated time of restoration for the Shreveport, Bossier City and Haughton areas to 10 p.m. tonight (Saturday). The estimate is for 95% of customers who can take power. Many customers’ power will be restored sooner.

SWEPCO has updated its estimated time of restoration for the Shreveport, Bossier City and Haughton areas to 10 p.m. tonight (Saturday). The estimate is for 95% of customers who can take power. Many customers’ power will be restored sooner.


May 28 Storm - Update No. 2

SWEPCO has restored service to more than 21,000 of the 28,600 customers who lost power after severe storms struck the Ark-La-Tex early Friday. At 5:30 p.m. Friday, approximately 7,500 customers were without power, including 7,200 in Louisiana and 300 in East Texas.

SWEPCO has restored service to more than 21,000 of the 28,600 customers who lost power after severe storms struck the Ark-La-Tex early Friday. At 5:30 p.m. Friday, approximately 7,500 customers were without power, including 7,200 in Louisiana and 300 in East Texas.


May 28 Storm - Update No. 1

Severe storms moved through the Ark-La-Tex early Friday, leaving approximately 28,600 customers without power. At 11:30 a.m. Friday, approximately 13,000 customers were without power.

Severe storms moved through the Ark-La-Tex early Friday, leaving approximately 28,600 customers without power. At 11:30 a.m. Friday, approximately 13,000 customers were without power.


AEP grant supports astronomical learning at Texarkana school

Nathan Upchurch, a science teacher at Texas High School in Texarkana, Texas, received $500 to purchase 10 large-aperture binoculars for his students to find and observe the moon, planets, and other objects in the solar neighborhood, as well as understand how lenses work. 

Nathan Upchurch, a science teacher at Texas High School in Texarkana, Texas, received $500 to purchase 10 large-aperture binoculars for his students to find and observe the moon, planets, and other objects in the solar neighborhood, as well as understand how lenses work. 


AEP grant supports augmented and virtual reality learning at Springdale school

Grant purchased zSpace’s VIVED Science application, which provides hundreds of dissectible models for biological sciences, zoology, earth science, anatomy and more.

Grant purchased zSpace’s VIVED Science application, which provides hundreds of dissectible models for biological sciences, zoology, earth science, anatomy and more.


SWEPCO issues draft Requests for Proposals for purchase of wind, solar and short-term generation

Southwestern Electric Power Co. (SWEPCO), a subsidiary of American Electric Power (Nasdaq: AEP), today submitted an informational filing to the Louisiana Public Service Commission, including three draft Requests for Proposals (RFP) for renewable and economic generating capacity to supply the needs of its customers. 

Southwestern Electric Power Co. (SWEPCO), a subsidiary of American Electric Power (Nasdaq: AEP), today submitted an informational filing to the Louisiana Public Service Commission, including three draft Requests for Proposals (RFP) for renewable and economic generating capacity to supply the needs of its customers. 


New wind facility now producing renewable energy for SWEPCO customers

The first of three new wind facilities serving SWEPCO customers in Louisiana and Arkansas has begun commercial operation.

The first of three new wind facilities serving SWEPCO customers in Louisiana and Arkansas has begun commercial operation.


SWEPCO Earns 2021 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Awards

SWEPCO has earned two 2021 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Awards from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy.

SWEPCO has earned two 2021 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Awards from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy.


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