Edge Computing Meets Data Centers’ Need for Speed

It’s easy to get very fast data center service when you live in major markets. But how do you get the same kind of speed — critical to today’s emerging technologies — in smaller cities and rural communities?

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Inform and Enrich Your Property Search

Our site and building database features powerful advanced functionality to enrich your property search with preconfigured tools and access to other valuable data layers.

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Leverage Our Easy-To-Use Tools to Locate Your Next Property

Our site and building database is an excellent resource to search our AEP Featured Sites, as well as over 600 other sites and buildings throughout our 11-state service territory. It has a straight-forward and intuitive functionality similar to most common online mapping applications, including user-friendly filtering and the ability to search by specific criteria.

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Search Hundreds of Available Properties in our Site and Building Database

In addition to our 50 Featured Sites, which have been certified, qualified or reviewed by best-in-class site selection and engineering experts, there are hundreds of additional properties across our 11-state service territory ready to meet your development needs.

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AEPED Celebrates Another Successful SelectUSA Investment Summit

The AEP Economic & Business Development Team participated in the 5th annual SelectUSA Investment Summit June 20-22nd, 2018 in Washington, D.C. Hosted by the U.S. Department of Commerce, SelectUSA was created to invite and encourage potential foreign investment to the United States. This year, over 1,200 international firm attendees from 66 countries and more than 700 economic development organization representatives from all 50 states attended.

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AEP Showcases 50 Featured Sites across 11 States to Save Time and Improve Speed to Market

AEPED has partnered with many of our local communities to identify sites with strong potential throughout our 11-state service territory and invest in preparing them for development.

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Three Sites in Arkansas Receive AEP Quality Sites Designation

Three sites in southwest Arkansas, in Texarkana, Hope, and Prescott, have earned the Quality Sites designation for project readiness through American Electric Power (AEP). AEP coordinated with its subsidiary Southwestern Electric Power Co. (SWEPCO) on finalizing the designation.

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Italian Company Chooses AEP-Owned River Rail Site for $360M Investment

Sofidel, an Italy-based paper tissue manufacturer, held a groundbreaking ceremony on March 16 for its integrated paper production plant in Inola, Oklahoma.

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Taking Data Centers to the Edge

Investment in new edge data centers has exploded as corporations have realized the value of having a distributed architecture of data centers located near data sources.

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2017 Marks a Transformative Year for AEP

As we move toward a cleaner energy future, we are preparing by making significant investments in technology, strategic partnerships, talent development and capacity-building for new skills. Read about our progress in 2017.

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