Utilities are affordable in North East Kentucky. In fact, our low utility rates are one of the reasons so many companies are choosing to locate in our region. We are served by AEP Kentucky Power, a publicly traded investor-owned electric utility. AEP owns more of the nation’s electricity transmission system than all the other U.S. transmission systems combined. AEP consistently ranks as a top-10 utility company for economic development by Site Selection Magazine.
Local utility companies include:
The Natural Gas pipeline infrastructure is also abundant in our region giving metalworking companies cheap access to natural gas. Spectra Energy’s Big Sandy Pipeline has a capacity of 0.2 Trillion British thermal units per day. Additionally, Columbia Gas Transmission handles more than 3 billion cubic feet of natural gas per day.