News Releases

6-10-13 -- American Electric Power Awarded EEI's 2013 Edison Award

12-20-12 -- SWEPCO's John W. Turk, Jr. Power Plant Begins Commercial Operation Dec. 20 in SW Arkansas

6-5-12 -- SWEPCO Reaches Turk Power Plant Milestone: First Coal Train Arrives

12-22-11 -- AEP Resolves All Legal Challenges Against Turk Plant

7/25/11 -- Settlement reached in lawsuits challenging John W. Turk, Jr. Power Plant

3/30/11 -- SWEPCO, City of Hope sign water supply agreement for Turk Plant construction

6/24/10 -- SWEPCO changing Turk Plant status in Arkansas; Construction will continue under option to sell power in other markets

6/1/10 -- SWEPCO seeks rehearing of Turk Plant ruling

1/22/10 -- Arkansas regulators confirm Turk Plant air permit

10/22/09 -- Arkansas Supreme Court Will Review Turk Plant Case; Plant Construction Continues

6/29/09 -- SWEPCO Seeks Arkansas Supreme Court Review of Turk Plant Case; Plant Construction Continues

3-18-09 -- SWEPCO reports potential wetlands impact to Corps of Engineers; Company will work with EPA, Corps to resolve issues

12-5-08 -- Turk Plant construction can continue pending appeal

12-2-08 -- Turk Plant construction should continue

11/5/2008 -- SWEPCO receives ADEQ air permit for Turk Power Plant

9/30/2008 -- Commitment to Turk Plant remains strong

7/3/2008 -- SWEPCO receives Texas Commission approval to build 600-MW coal-fueled plant

3/25/2008 -- SWEPCO Receives Louisiana Commission Approval To Build 600-MW Coal-Fueled Plant

2/11/2008 -- UACCH Foundation Receives $1 Million Gift for Scholarships from SWEPCO (news release issued by the University of Arkansas Community College at Hope)

11/27/2007 - SWEPCO Receives Arkansas Commission Approval to Build 600-MW Coal-Fueled Plant

5/4/2007 - AEP awards contract to the Shaw Group for new 600-megawatt Turk Power Plant in SW Arkansas

11/29/2006 - Gross named manager for SWEPCO's Turk Power Plan

11/9/2006 - Company names its three proposed power Plants after former company presidents

8/10/2006 - SWEPCO Announces Hempstead County as site for New Baseload Generation Power Plant

5/31/2006 - SWEPCO Announces Plans for New Generation

12/9/2005 - SWEPCO seeks bids for new generation