Helping Your Community Grow 

We help AEP-served communities develop the assets that make them attractive to companies seeking a new location. Our results speak for themselves – in 2016 alone, we partnered with our allies on 124 economic development projects that will create over 18,100 jobs.

Expertise, Experience, and Top-Notch Technology 

We partner with our state, regional, and local economic development allies to provide support in a variety of ways, including:

Personal Assistance

  • Assistance with electric pricing and calculation of tariffs.
  • Participation in site visits and with marketing events and activities.
  • Investments in site certification and other programs.
  • Scholarships to local, state, and national training.
  • A variety of training opportunities including webinars, face-to-face meetings, and more.

Interactive Tools

  • Complimentary use of LOIS, the LocationOne Information System, an online site and building database that includes community profiles, demographics, and business reports.
  • Access to recorded training/educational sessions.
  • An interactive web tool for county-level demographic and business reports.

Community Testimonial

“We greatly appreciate AEP Ohio’s leadership and willingness to offer this one-of-a-kind program to Pike County. We intend to build upon the lessons learned, implement the priorities established, and continue building momentum for new and expanding business opportunities in Pike County.”

-Gary Arnett, Director of the Pike County Office of Community and Economic Development, said regarding AEP Ohio’s Community Economic Development Academy (CEDA).

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