10/5/2006

AEP announces webcast of presentations at 0ct.10 analyst and investor meeting

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 5, 2006 – American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) has scheduled a live audio webcast of management presentations at the company’s Analyst and Investor Meeting Oct. 10 in New York.

Michael G. Morris, AEP’s chairman, president and chief executive officer, and Holly Koeppel, executive vice president and chief financial officer, will address an audience of analysts and investors beginning at 8:30 a.m. EDT.

Their remarks can be accessed through the Internet at http://www.aep.com/go/webcast. The webcast also will be available after the live event.

Minimum requirements to access the webcast:

  • Windows Media Player, free from http://windowsmedia.com/download.
  • A 56Kbps or faster Internet connection.

    During the meeting, AEP will reaffirm its 2006 ongoing earnings guidance of $2.65 to $2.80 per share.

    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 36,000 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 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). American Electric Power, based in Columbus, Ohio, is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2006.
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