The APCo TN Region

Appalachian Power Company, AEP’s operating company in Tennessee, serves almost 50,000 customers in northeastern Tennessee. The Appalachian Power Company economic development team can help you locate or expand your operations in our 297 square-mile service territory.

Property Search

Find the best site in Tennessee 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 Tennessee

Tennessee is a recognized leader in economic development.

  • #1 in the U.S. for lowest state debt per capita – The Tax Foundation for fiscal year 2013
  • #1 for Overall Infrastructure and Global Access #1 for Distribution/Supply Chain Hubs – Area Development Top States for Doing Business 2014
  • #4 for Best Infrastructure – CNBC America’s Top States for Business 2014
  • “State of the Year” for economic development – Business Facilities magazine 2014 and 2013
  • 4th Best Business Climate and 2nd Best Infrastructure – Business Facilities magazine 2014
  • 4th Best Infrastructure and 6th Best Workforce – CNBC Top States for Business 2014
  • Golden Shovel Award for achievements in economic development and job creation – Area Development magazine 2015

Key customers include:

  • AFG Industries, Inc.
  • Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.
  • City of Kingsport
  • Domtar Corporation
  • Eastman Chemical Company
  • Indian Path Medical Center
  • Portola Packaging, Inc.
  • Royal Ordnance North America
  • Sullivan County
  • Wellmont Health System

The principal industries we support:

  • Chemical Industry Sectors
  • Glass Industry
  • Paper/Pulp Industry


John Smolak

John Smolak

Director of Economic and Business Development

Appalachian Power Company


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