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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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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7 Critical Steps to Selecting an Ideal Location in the U.S.

Searching for an industrial site in the U.S.? Not sure where to start? This is our proven approach to reduce risk and select the optimal location for your business.

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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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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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Site Selection with a Utility Partner

Utilities can bring a unique combination of technical expertise and strategic know-how to corporate location and expansion projects. Read about the benefits of leveraging a utility partner as part of your site selection team.

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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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