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.
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.
Projects in several Virginia and West Virginia counties and cities have been selected to share $155,000 in economic development grants from Appalachian Power. The awards announced last week are part of Appalachian Power’s efforts to promote economic growth in the company’s service territory.
Economic development officials from across I&M’s service footprint met with a number of I&M representatives to discuss the area’s economic development opportunities and challenges and brainstorm ways to be more competitive in the global marketplace.
Ray Covey, AEP Texas manager of Economic and Business Development, hosted representatives from Oncor Electric Delivery and Centerpoint Energy along with Carlton Schwab, chief executive officer of the Texas Economic Development Council, during a luncheon training session for the Governor’s Office of Economic Development and Tourism.
The AEPED Research and Operations Group provides research, mapping, systems, and marketing support to our economic development managers and communities throughout AEP's 11-state service territory.
AEPED’s Interactive County Profile Tool makes finding this information easy for the 348 AEP-served counties across our 11 state service territory.