4/18/2013 11:34 A.M. ET
Chicago Cubs introduce AEP Energy as Official Partner of the Cubs and Wrigley Field
Three-year agreement features electricity supply and ballpark signage
By / MLB.com
The Chicago Cubs and AEP Energy have announced a three-year partnership making AEP Energy the Official Energy Partner of the Chicago Cubs and Wrigley Field and the Official Energy Supplier of Wrigley Field.
In addition to being the exclusive supplier of electricity to Wrigley Field, AEP Energy has signage displayed on the outfield wall in left field and is sponsoring electronic signage and announcements during each Cubs pitching change.
"Like every home and business in Chicago, the Cubs look for opportunities to use less energy and spend less on the electricity we use," said Colin Faulkner, vice president, sales and partnerships, Chicago Cubs. "We are pleased to announce this multi-year partnership with AEP Energy that will allow us to take advantage of competitive electricity prices and help our fans learn more about energy savings."
"Twenty-five years after historic Wrigley Field first turned on the lights for night games, we want all fans throughout Chicagoland to know they have a choice in who supplies their electricity," said James Petersen, chief operating officer and president of energy supply for AEP Energy. "We are proud to supply electricity and energy management services to one of the nation's most admired ballparks."
ABOUT AEP ENERGY
AEP Energy is a competitive retail electric service provider affiliated with American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP). AEP Energy supplies electricity to business and residential customers in Illinois, Ohio and other deregulated electricity markets. The company also offers energy solutions, including demand response and energy efficiency services, nationwide. More information about AEP Energy is available at www.aepenergy.com.
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