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Remarks By AEP Chief Financial Officer At Bank Of America Merrill Lynch Conference To Be Webcast

Friday, September 14, 2012

Remarks By AEP Chief Financial Officer At Bank Of America Merrill Lynch Conference To Be Webcast10:06 EDT Friday, September 14, 2012COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) has scheduled a live audio webcast of a panel presentation by Brian X. Tierney, AEP's executive vice president and chief financial officer, at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2012 Power and Gas Leaders Conference in New York on Sept. 20.The panel will begin at 3 p.m. EDT and can be accessed through the Internet at http://www.aep.com/go/webcast. The webcast also will be available after the live event.American Electric Power is one of the largest electric utilities in the United States, delivering electricity to more than 5 million customers in 11 states. AEP ranks among the nation's largest generators of electricity, owning nearly 38,000 megawatts of generating capacity in the U.S. AEP also owns the nation's largest electricity transmission system, a nearly 39,000-mile network that includes more 765-kilovolt extra-high voltage transmission lines than all other U.S. transmission systems combined. AEP's transmission system directly or indirectly serves about 10 percent of the electricity demand in the Eastern Interconnection, the interconnected transmission system that covers 38 eastern and central U.S. states and eastern Canada, and approximately 11 percent of the electricity demand in ERCOT, the transmission system that covers much of Texas. AEP's utility units operate as AEP Ohio, AEP Texas, Appalachian Power (in Virginia and West Virginia), AEP Appalachian Power (in Tennessee), Indiana Michigan Power, Kentucky Power, Public Service Company of Oklahoma, and Southwestern Electric Power Company (in Arkansas, Louisiana and east Texas). AEP's headquarters are in Columbus, Ohio.SOURCE American Electric PowerFor further information: Tammy Ridout, Corporate Media Relations, +1-614-716-2347