Expand Your Business in the U.S. 

AEP is one of the largest utilities in the U.S, serving electricity to over 5 million customers in 11 states. In addition to providing electric service, we also facilitate business location and expansion in our service territory. Electric leadership, premier location advisory services and a geography that is advantageous for business create a powerful combination of premier services we offer to our clients across all industries.

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Learn how Toyota worked with AEP to site and expand its automobile engine and transmission plant in Buffalo, West Virginia.

A Powerful Combination of Premier Services & Geography

Customized  U.S. Site Selection & Business Expansion Support

  • Experienced at every stage of site selection
  • Introductions and referrals via on-the-ground relationships across 11 states and 3,000 communities
  • Property searches and site visits
  • Incentive negotiation support

Unparalleled Access to Robust Site, Economic & Demographic Data

  • Specialized in-house research department
  • Customized site, community and market analysis
  • Workforce and supplier research
  • Other location research based on your business needs

Access the Heart of the U.S. through America’s Largest Electric Service Territory

AEP’s territory covers 11 states: Arkansas, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.

  • Home to 27% of the U.S. workforce
  • Wages 6% below the national average
  • Contribute 26% of the U.S. GDP and 1/3 of the total U.S. manufacturing output
  • Home to 27% of all manufacturing facilities in the U.S.


Emily Tucker

Emily Tucker

Global Business Attraction Manager

Corporate Office


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