The Kentucky Power Region

Kentucky Power, AEP’s operating company in Kentucky, provides electricity to approximately 175,000 customers in all or part of 20 eastern Kentucky counties. Our local economic development experts work with prospective and existing businesses and industries to identify smart and effective business opportunities in Kentucky.

Property Search

Find the best site in Kentucky to grow your business. Search our portfolio of certified sites, or all available sites and buildings.

Contact us if you’d like assistance with your search.

Advantages of Doing Business in Kentucky

The state of Kentucky is recognized as a leading state in economic development.

  • #1 in Projects per Capita and #6 in Number of Projects – Site Selection 2014
  • #2 Cost of Doing Business and #6 Cost of Living – CNBC’s America’s Top States for Business 2015
  • #8 Most Competitive State – Site Selection 2014
  • #10 Best State for Doing Business – Area Development 2015

Our key customers include:

  • Air Liquide America, LP
  • Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.
  • Alpha Natural Resources, Inc.
  • AK Steel Holding Corporation
  • Caterpillar
  • James River Coal Company
  • Kellogg Company
  • Kings Daughters Medical Center
  • Marathon Petroleum Company
  • MarkWest Hydrocarbon, Inc.
  • Pikeville Medical Center
  • TECO Energy, Inc.

The principal industries we support are:

  • Chemical Manufacturing
  • Coal Mining
  • Healthcare
  • Mining Support Activities
  • Natural Gas
  • Petroleum Refining
  • Primary Metals

For details about bringing your business to Kentucky:

The Kentucky Cabinet’s Department for Business Development


Brad Hall

Brad Hall

Manager of External Affairs

Kentucky Power


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