Blog post_tag: community development

Appalachian Power awards $155,000 to fund economic development

November 29, 2016 / Robb Watson

Originally written by Teresa Hamilton Hall for Appalachian Power News Online ROANOKE, Va. – 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…

I&M Emphasizes Economic Development and Growing our Communities

October 27, 2016 / Robb Watson

Originally written by Tracy Warner for I&M News Working in our communities is integral to being the energy provider of the future.  Part of that process involves working directly with economic development organizations in our communities that lead efforts to grow businesses and attract people. Recently, economic development officials from across I&M’s service footprint met…

AEP Ohio Program Supports Northwestern Ohio

December 2, 2015 / admin@adept

The Van Wert, Ohio community is budding with potential in part because of its involvement in AEP Ohio’s Community Economic Development Academy (CEDA). Working with this program, a 600-acre job-ready site has been created to attract potential companies to start building and potentially bringing an influx of jobs to the Van Wert area. As a…

Indiana Michigan Power invests $200 million in local infrastructure

November 10, 2015 / admin@adept

As a result of the recent continuation in the partnership, AEP I&M  have chosen to increase the previous $110 million funding from local banks to $200 million. The transaction will be used to boost aging transmission and distribution infrastructure as well as continue the Cook Nuclear Plant life cycle management program. A unique beneficiary of this…

Eastern Kentucky fueled by Kentucky Power’s commitment to Economic Development

October 28, 2015 / admin@adept

Announced May 7th, the grants are part of the Kentucky Power Economic Advancement Program (KEAP), which includes a commitment to provide $1 million to communities in Eastern Kentucky through 2019. The KEAP program was created as part of a 2014 agreement with the Kentucky Public Service Commission and others as a means to provide economic…