News Releases

See also: AEP corporate news releases

  • 12/28/2007
    Public Service Company of Oklahoma (PSO), a unit of American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP), today filed a proposal with the Oklahoma Corporation Commission (OCC) that seeks recovery of costs associated with the cancelled Red Rock power generation facility.  As proposed, the plan would not increase PSO’s existing customer rates.
  • 12/20/2007
    In response to last week’s devastating ice storm that left hundreds of thousands without power in northeastern Oklahoma, the American Electric Power Foundation has provided a $250,000 grant to The Salvation Army to create the Ice Storm Disaster Relief Fund to help individuals in five counties with the recovery effort.  
  • 12/17/2007
    PSO is cautioning the public to be very careful and work safely when working in the neighborhoods to remove debris and to recover from the recent ice storm.
  • 12/17/2007
    Public Service Company of Oklahoma (PSO), a unit of American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP), is issuing estimated bills to approximately half of its customers in the Tulsa metropolitan area and several other PSO-served communities due to its need to deploy many of its meter readers as guides for out-of-town crews who are assisting PSO in the massive power restoration effort following the devastating December 9 and 10 ice storm.
  • 12/17/2007
    Update: As of 1:30 p.m. today, PSO had restored power to approximately 212,000 customers, with approximately 43,000 customers remaining without electricity, primarily in the Tulsa metro area. PSO has more than 2,400 line workers and 2,200 tree trimmers working to restore power. For regular updates on the recovery process, including a map with estimated restoration times for the Tulsa metro area, see PSOklahoma.com.
     
    Public Service Company of Oklahoma today urged residents to use extreme caution as thousands of utility crew workers and vehicles work to restore power following the ice storm that began Dec. 9 and peaked Dec. 11.
  • 12/16/2007
    Update: As of 1:30 p.m. today, PSO had restored power to approximately 212,000 customers, with approximately 43,000 customers remaining without electricity, primarily in the Tulsa metro area. PSO has more than 2,400 line workers and 2,200 tree trimmers working to restore power. For regular updates on the recovery process, including a map with estimated restoration times for the Tulsa metro area, see PSOklahoma.com.

    TULSA, Okla., Dec. 16, 2007 – Public Service Company of Oklahoma today urged residents to use extreme caution as thousands of utility crew workers and vehicles work to restore power following the ice storm that began Dec. 9 and peaked Dec. 11.
  • 12/14/2007
    Tulsa without power and caused President Bush to declare the area a state of emergency.

    4 a.m. Update – In the Tulsa metro area, there are 143,000 customers without power.  Statewide, PSO has 148,000 customers still without power.
     
    Check PSOklahoma.com for more information.
  • 9/10/2007
    Oklahoma Corporation Commissioners Monday issued an oral order denying PSO´s application for approval of the $1.8 billion Red Rock coal-fired power plant project.  PSO had proposed to build the plant with Oklahoma Gas & Electric and the Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority.  The vote to deny the application was 2-1.
  • 8/27/2007
    In the coming years, there will be an abundance of opportunities for skilled workers to operate and maintain new and existing power generating facilities and PSO is on the lookout for skilled workers.  
  • 8/27/2007
    Tulsa County Sheriff Stanley Glanz and his team will be sitting pretty very soon behind several computer consoles, work stations and computer storage centers thanks to PSO.
  • 8/17/2007
    For most kids, the fun of learning about their energy company probably doesn’t compare to their favorite video game or television show.  But PSO has added a new section to its web site that could change that.  ‘Kids Korner’ delivers engaging and informative activities for kids that will educate them and entertain them at the same time.
  • 8/6/2007
    TULSA, Okla., Aug. 6, 2007 – American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) operating subsidiaries Public Service Company of Oklahoma (PSO) and Southwestern Electric Power Company (SWEPCO) have issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the purchase of short-term capacity that will allow PSO and SWEPCO to satisfy planning reserve requirements of the Southwest Power Pool (SPP) for the 2009-2012 summer peaking periods.
  • 7/16/2007
    Tulsa, Okla., July 16, 2007 – American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) operating subsidiaries Southwestern Electric Power Company (SWEPCO) and Public Service Company of Oklahoma (PSO) are planning to issue a Request for Proposals (RFP) Aug. 6 for the purchase of capacity. In order to solicit input from potential bidders and other interested parties prior to the issuance of the RFP, comments are being sought on the draft RFP listed below.
               
  • 7/6/2007
    Public Service Company of Oklahoma (PSO), a unit of American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP), is implementing interim rates for residential customers pending a final order in its rate case at the Oklahoma Corporation Commission (OCC).  The interim rates amount to an increase of approximately $8.6 million, which will implement a key provision of the rate case on which there seems to be agreement at the OCC.  Specifically, the interim rates will increase the basic service charge for residential customers, which recognize some of the increased costs of providing service to those customers.  Other components of the rate case will be implemented once the OCC issues a final order.
  • 4/26/2007
    The Oklahoma Corporation Commission (OCC) today approved a Joint Stipulation and Settlement Agreement that resolves pending generating supply issues for Public Service Company of Oklahoma (PSO).  Besides PSO, other parties to the agreement include OCC staff, the Oklahoma Attorney General’s office, the Oklahoma Industrial Energy Consumers and Lawton Cogeneration, L.L.C.
  • 4/16/2007
    Public Service Company of Oklahoma (PSO) customers in and around Grandfield will have the option to pay their PSO electric bills in person at a new, authorized payment station that is scheduled to begin operation Friday, April 20, at Spannagel´s Office & School Supply, 104 W. 2nd Street, Grandfield.
  • 2/21/2007
    To celebrate National Engineers Week, Oklahoma State University-Tulsa has challenged local students to show their creativity while learning about science, engineering and the design process.  The project is made possible through funding from Public Service Company of Oklahoma.
  • 2/15/2007
    PSO is partnering with Oklahoma State University -Okmulgee by offering more than $12,000 to create a new “Powering the Next Generation” scholarship program that targets students who major in high-voltage line construction.  Deadline to make application for the scholarship is April 27.
  • 2/1/2007
     Public Service Company of Oklahoma’s (PSO) Tulsa Power Station (TPS) has made a $20,000 donation to River Parks to help pay for the first phase of work needed to make repairs to the Zink low water dam, located on the Arkansas River south of downtown Tulsa.  The donation was presented today to Matt Meyer, executive director of the River Parks Authority.
  • 1/22/2007
    TULSA, Okla., Jan. 22, 2006 – Public Service Company of Oklahoma (PSO) has completed restoration of its electric system from the damage caused by the Jan. 12-14 ice storm. PSO continues work with customers who have individual service issues that need to be resolved.  Those customers are expected to have service by the end of today.
See Previous Year

More From PSO

Learn more Light a Life Fund

Light a Life Fund

Sign Up Now Pay Online for Free with Paperless Billing

Pay Online for Free with Paperless Billing

Use Online Form Report Outages On Your Mobile Phone

Report Outages On Your Mobile Phone

How We Restore Power Learn more

How We Restore Power

Learn the steps PSO takes to quickly and safely get the power back on

Visit AEP.com
Use of this site constitutes acceptance of the AEP Terms and Conditions. View our Privacy Policy. © 1996-2015 American Electric Power. All Rights Reserved.

Privacy Policy for Public Service Company of Oklahoma, a unit of American Electric Power (AEP)

Scope

This Privacy Policy applies only to PSOklahoma.com

Other Websites in the AEP family of sites may be governed by their own privacy policies, appropriate to the uses and needs of each site. Throughout this site, we may provide links to resources and sites that are not part of PSOklahoma.com. This Privacy Policy does not apply to those resources and sites.

Consent

By using this site, you consent to the terms of this Privacy Policy. Whenever you submit information via this site, you agree to the collection, use, and disclosure of that information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Information Collected

  1. Passively collected information

    During your use of this site, we may collect anonymous information about your visit here through the use of server logs, cookies, scripts and other Web traffic tracking systems. This information is aggregated and used to improve our site through analysis of user activities on the site. This information is never combined with any of the personally identifiable information you may provide in your use of the features of this site.
  2. Personally identifiable information

    On certain pages of this site, you may be asked to provide information about yourself or your account with us, either to identify yourself to us or to request a service from us. In each case, we will inform you what information is provided at your option and what information is required to complete the transaction or activity you are engaged in. If you are unwilling to provide this required information, you will be unable to complete the requested transaction.

Use and disclosure of information

The information you provide to us will be used to respond to requests you may make for services. Some or all of this information may be added to your permanent account record and may be used for research purposes.

In addition, we may use elements of this information in the following situations:

  1. We may transfer the information to AEP’s affiliates and subsidiaries, unless such transfer is prohibited by law;
  2. We may transfer the information as part of a merger, consolidation, acquisition, divestiture or other corporate restructuring (including bankruptcy);
  3. We may make the information available to third parties who are providing the product, service or information that you have requested (but not your password);
  4. We may make such information available to third parties who are providing services to AEP (for example, providing the information to third parties performing computer-related services for AEP);
  5. We may use the information to communicate with you about products and services that may be of interest to you.
  6. We may disclose the information if we form a good-faith belief that disclosure of such information is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding any illegal activities or regarding interference with the operation of our site or violation of its terms of use; or
  7. We may disclose the information if we believe that disclosure is required by law or regulation or in response to a subpoena or other order of a court or other governmental agency.

Also, AEP reserves the right to share any aggregated information (i.e., non-personally identifiable information) with any third parties for any reason, unless prohibited by law.

We will not sell, rent or otherwise disclose the information we gather about you or your account to any third party, except as outlined in this Privacy Policy.

Security

AEP takes reasonable steps to protect your personally identifiable information as it is transferred to us, through the use of Web technologies such as the Secure Sockets Layer and others. However, no Internet transmission of information is ever completely secure or error-free. In particular, e-mail sent to or from AEP may not be secure.

How to Reach Us

If you would like to update your personally identifiable information or if you have questions about this privacy policy, please contact us.

Changes to This Policy

AEP reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time. If this Privacy Policy changes, the revised policy will be posted to this site. Please review this Privacy Policy before you provide any personally identifiable information through this site. Use of our web site after the posting of a revised privacy policy constitutes your consent to the revised policy.

This policy was last revised on September 12, 2011.

Close ×

Sign Up For Alerts

Subscribing to PSO alerts gives you instant notification for:

  • Billing & Payments - avoid late payments and disconnection
  • Outage Updates - find out if there's an outage at your address and when power will be back on

Loading video...

×
  • Log In
  • Register
  • 1-888-216-3523