American Electric Power Co., Inc.
American Electric Power Co., Inc. engages in the business of generation, transmission and distribution of electricity. It operates through following segments: Vertically Integrated Utilities, Transmission and Distribution Utilities, Generation & Marketing, AEP Transmission Holdco and AEP River Operations. The Vertically Integrated Utilities, and Transmission and Distribution Utilities segment engages in the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity for sale to retail and wholesale customers through assets owned and operated by its subsidiaries. The Generation & Marketing segment engages in the marketing, risk management and retail activities. The AEP Transmission Holdco segment engages in the development, construction and operation of transmission facilities through investments in its wholly-owned transmission only subsidiaries and transmission only joint ventures. The AEP River Operations segment involves in the commercial barging operations that transports liquids, coal and dry bulk commodities primarily on the Ohio, Illinois and lower Mississippi rivers. The company was founded on December 20, 1906 and is headquartered in Columbus, OH.