5/31/2019
SWEPCO Participates in Cabot's Worldwide Sustainability Day
SWEPCO Energy Efficiency & Consumer Program Coordinator Debra Miller uses a display to compare LED lighting to incandescent lighting.

MARSHALL, Texas, May 28, 2019 – On Thursday, May 16, Cabot Corporation hosted its first Sustainability Day for more than 4,500 employees across all of its locations worldwide. Suzanne Scribner, Environmental Manager of Cabot’s plant in Marshall, Texas, reached out to SWEPCO’s Energy Efficiency team to see if they would like to participate by providing Cabot employees with energy saving information.

SWEPCO Energy Efficiency & Consumer Program Coordinators Kawona Abmas and Debra Miller, who both oversee SWEPCO’s Residential Energy Efficiency Programs, were quick to volunteer! They met with more than 80 Cabot employees over a period of two and a half hours to discuss ways to save energy at home and at work.  

“It’s great to see one of our customers champion sustainability initiatives and immediately think of SWEPCO for support,” said Kawona Abmas. “I’m glad we played an active role in educating their employees about how sustainability and energy go hand in hand.”

Cabot’s Marshall facility, a SWEPCO Commercial Customer, is the North American headquarters for the production of its activated carbon products. It produces both powdered and granular activated carbon for a variety of end-use applications, including gas and air purification, water purification, food and beverages, mining and chemicals. Established in the 1920s, the Cabot Marshall team consists of approximately 200 employees.

If you’d like SWEPCO’s Energy Efficiency team to present energy saving information at an upcoming event, please reach out to Chelsea Adcock at 318-673-3514 or cefranklin@aep.com

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American Electric Power, based in Columbus, Ohio, is focused on building a smarter energy infrastructure and delivering new technologies and custom energy solutions to our customers. AEP’s approximately 18,000 employees operate and maintain the nation’s largest electricity transmission system and more than 219,000 miles of distribution lines to efficiently deliver safe, reliable power to nearly 5.4 million regulated customers in 11 states. AEP also is one of the nation’s largest electricity producers with approximately 32,000 megawatts of diverse generating capacity, including 4,300 megawatts of renewable energy. AEP’s family of companies includes utilities AEP Ohio, AEP Texas, Appalachian Power (in Virginia and West Virginia), AEP Appalachian Power (in Tennessee), Indiana Michigan Power, Kentucky Power, Public Service Company of Oklahoma, and Southwestern Electric Power Company (in Arkansas, Louisiana, East Texas and the Texas Panhandle). AEP also owns AEP Energy, AEP Energy Partners, AEP OnSite Partners and AEP Renewables, which provide innovative competitive energy solutions nationwide.

 

SWEPCO Energy Efficiency & Consumer Program Coordinator Debra Miller uses a display to compare LED lighting to incandescent lighting.