AEP Texas, hurricane destruction rebuild
High winds during Hurricane Harvey inflicted substantial damage to the Tatton substation.

AEP Texas Overcomes Hurricane Destruction

Field workforce restores power and rebuilds infrastructure in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.

Hurricane Harvey’s excessive winds and torrential rain inflicted significant damage to the AEP Texas transmission and distribution system as it passed through parts of its service territory in late August 2017. Then the hurricane stalled over the Victoria, Texas, area and began to track back, toward the Gulf of Mexico, over a similar path.

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