Utility Incentives Drive Economic Development

AEP offers incentives to qualifying new and expanding businesses in five of its 11 states — Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Virginia and Texas (SWEPCO).

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Excellence in Economic Development Award from the International Economic Development Council

We were recently honored with an Excellence in Economic Development Award for our website.

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Ready for Business: AEP Expands Quality Sites Portfolio

We have added 16 new industrial properties to our Quality Sites Program, increasing the total portfolio to 42 sites. Using third-party experts, these sites have been validated to meet the needs of industrial, data center and food processing users, and can minimize overall site location risk, save time, and reduce site development costs.

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Forum Showcases the Changing Role of Utilities and Illuminates how Economic Developers Can Lead the Way

During the week of July 24th, the Utility Economic Development Association (UEDA) Summer Forum was held in Columbus, Ohio, providing an opportunity to learn and collaborate with over 90 utility economic development professionals from across the country.

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Driving the “The Science of Where” in Economic Development – Key Takeways from the ESRI User Conference

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) plays an invaluable role for the AEPED team, enabling us to integrate, analyze and visualize data to support economic development throughout our service territory. Using the Esri ArcGIS Platform, we can perform a wide range of spatial tasks, from online business research to complex desktop spatial analysis.

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AEP Produces 2017 Corporate Accountability Report: ‘The Power to Shape the Future’

We invite you to take a look at AEP's 2017 Corporate Accountability Report and learn more about our transformation to becoming the energy company of the future.

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Meeting the Industrial Sector’s Renewable Energy Needs

AEP has options today, and is developing innovative future solutions, to help companies achieve their sustainability goals and, most importantly, empower them to manage their energy use and costs.

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Sofidel: U.S. Expansion Success with a Utility Partner

Early engagement with AEP Ohio helps to ensure an Italian tissue manufacturer's infrastructure requirements are met for its first greenfield project in the U.S.

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5 Reasons Why Braidy Industries Chose Eastern Kentucky

Braidy Industries announced it will locate its $1.3 Billion Aluminum Rolling Mill and create 550 advanced manufacturing jobs in Ashland, Kentucky to produce sheet and plate for the automotive and aerospace industries. Why did Braidy Industries select Appalachia to build its new facility? Here are the top five reasons for their investment in eastern Kentucky.

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See You at SelectUSA

It’s almost time for the top FDI conference in the country: the SelectUSA Investment Summit in Washington, DC. As in years past, we'll be there, promoting our 11-state territory for international investment, along with our state and community partners.

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