Cardinal Operating Company is the operator of Cardinal Power Plant. COC is operated by Buckeye Power, owner of generating units 2 and 3. American Electric Power owns unit 1.
Buckeye Power is a generation and transmission cooperative, which is not-for-profit and owned by 25 electric distribution cooperatives serving about 1 million people in Ohio (24 are based in-state). Buckeye Power’s headquarters is in Columbus, Ohio, and it’s the electricity generation arm of Ohio’s Electric Cooperatives, the umbrella group for Buckeye Power and Ohio Rural Electric Cooperatives, a statewide trade and support services organization. You’ll find information about Buckeye Power on OEC’s website.
American Electric Power serves 5.4 million customers in 11 states and is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio. Learn more about AEP.