FalconCam Online at WWW.AEP.COM

Apr 16, 2001, 01:00 ET from American Electric Power

    FORT WAYNE, Ind., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- American Electric Power
 (NYSE:   AEP) is once again offering FalconCam, an inside view of a Peregrine
 Falcon family atop the One Summit Square  building here.  "Freedom" and
 "Roosevelt" are the stars of this 24-hour online show which gives viewers the
 chance to observe these birds along with the four eggs on which Freedom sits
 in the nest.
     The online project was developed in 1995 by AEP, the Indiana Department of
 Natural Resources and two nature conservation groups, Soarin' Hawk and the
 Audubon Society.  The image is updated every 30 seconds from sunup to sundown
 on AEP's World Wide Web site, http://www.aep.com/environmental/falcon/ from a
 surveillance camera installed on the roof of the building.
     American Electric Power is a multinational energy company based in
 Columbus, Ohio.   AEP owns and operates more than 38,000 megawatts of
 generating capacity, making it one of America's largest generators of
 electricity.  The company is also a leading wholesale energy marketer and
 trader, ranking second in the U.S. in electricity volume.   AEP provides
 retail electricity to more than 7 million customers worldwide and has more
 than $55 billion in assets, primarily in the U.S. with holdings in select
 international markets.  Wholly owned subsidiaries are involved in power
 engineering and construction services, energy management and
 telecommunications.
     News releases and other information about AEP can be found on the World
 Wide Web at http://www.aep.com .
 
 

SOURCE American Electric Power
    FORT WAYNE, Ind., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- American Electric Power
 (NYSE:   AEP) is once again offering FalconCam, an inside view of a Peregrine
 Falcon family atop the One Summit Square  building here.  "Freedom" and
 "Roosevelt" are the stars of this 24-hour online show which gives viewers the
 chance to observe these birds along with the four eggs on which Freedom sits
 in the nest.
     The online project was developed in 1995 by AEP, the Indiana Department of
 Natural Resources and two nature conservation groups, Soarin' Hawk and the
 Audubon Society.  The image is updated every 30 seconds from sunup to sundown
 on AEP's World Wide Web site, http://www.aep.com/environmental/falcon/ from a
 surveillance camera installed on the roof of the building.
     American Electric Power is a multinational energy company based in
 Columbus, Ohio.   AEP owns and operates more than 38,000 megawatts of
 generating capacity, making it one of America's largest generators of
 electricity.  The company is also a leading wholesale energy marketer and
 trader, ranking second in the U.S. in electricity volume.   AEP provides
 retail electricity to more than 7 million customers worldwide and has more
 than $55 billion in assets, primarily in the U.S. with holdings in select
 international markets.  Wholly owned subsidiaries are involved in power
 engineering and construction services, energy management and
 telecommunications.
     News releases and other information about AEP can be found on the World
 Wide Web at http://www.aep.com .
 
 SOURCE  American Electric Power