Electrical Public Safety at American Electric Power - Electricity Basics and Overhead Power Lines

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Electrical Public Safety at American Electric Power - Electricity Basics and Overhead Power Lines

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Summary

You've heard that electricity can kill, but do you know how and why?  This video series explains why electricity is so dangerous and uses different scenarios to illustrate exactly what can happen if contact with electricity is made.

About AEP - American Electric Power
AEP ranks among the nation's largest generators of electricity, owning nearly 38,000 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, West Virginia), AEP Appalachian Power (in Tennessee), Indiana Michigan Power, Kentucky Power, Public Service of Oklahoma, and Southwestern Electric Power Company (in Arkansas, Louisiana and east Texas).

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Wednesday, July 20, 2011 - 8:30am
Keywords: Energy | AEP | American Electric Power | Electric Safety | Electric System | How Electricity Works | Utility | public safety