Monday, November 20, 2006

American Electric Power

Akron Beacon-Journal:

Next month, AEP turns 100, marking its founding in Albany, N.Y., as a collection of utilities scattered in Midwestern and Eastern states...

The company dates to the days of Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse and to a time when Americans, at least in urban centers, were being tempted to replace old gas lamps with seemingly magical contraptions wired with electricity.