|American Electric Power Co., Inc.
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American Electric Power Company, Inc., a public utility holding company, is engaged in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity for sale to retail and wholesale customers. The company generates electricity using coal and lignite, natural gas, nuclear energy, and hydroelectric and other energy sources. It also supplies and markets electric power at wholesale to other electric utility companies, rural electric cooperatives, municipalities, and other market participants. As of January 27, 2014, the company delivered electricity to approximately 5.3 million customers in 11 states comprising Arkansas, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia. It also owned approximately 38,000 megawatts of generating capacity; and an electricity transmission network of 40,000-miles. In addition, the company transports liquid, coal, and dry bulk commodities primarily on the Ohio, Illinois, and lower Mississippi rivers. It owns and leases approximately 2,300 barges, 36 towboats, and 20 harbor boats. American Electric Power Company, Inc. was founded in 1906 and is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio.