We share a common goal with the communities we serve: the promotion of a strong economy with quality jobs.

AES Ohio has been proudly serving West Central Ohio since 1911. We've grown over the years just as the region has grown. As the local electric utility company, our growth is dependent on creating a strong and prosperous region.

Making an impact

Since 2014, more than 3,700 jobs have been created or retained through AES Ohio economic development initiatives. Check out the map below for specific projects AES Ohio has supported to attract, expand or retain businesses and jobs in West Central Ohio.

Economic development investments

In partnership with our communities and local economic development organizations, AES Ohio will invest in programs and opportunities to promote growth and create a business-friendly environment in West Central Ohio.

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AES Ohio partners with our local communities and JobsOhio to identify sites ready for development. The SiteOhio authentication program is managed by JobsOhio, a private non-profit corporation designed to drive job creation and new capital investment in the state through business attraction, retention and expansion efforts.

AES Ohio works closely with our local communities and economic development partners and supporting business chambers throughout West Central Ohio to foster an environment of collaboration and innovation that attracts, supports, and retains business in the state of Ohio.

JobsOhio is a private non-profit corporation designed to drive job creation and new capital investment in the state through business attraction, retention, and expansion efforts. The JobsOhio Regional network is comprised of six economic development partners and the key to the state's success.

The Dayton Development Coalition (DDC) and OneColumbus are regional partners working closely with JobsOhio to promote economic development in the AES Ohio service area.  Other local, regional, and national economic development organizations include: