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Ohio/Kentucky Economic Development

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Our trusted and proven team can connect you to powerful locations and more, including early previews of industry specific locations, information on competitive rates and incentives, and sustainable energy solutions.

Map of Ohio & Kentucky
  • Erin Schneider

    Managing Director, Economic Development - Midwest

  • Cara Brooks

    Senior Economic Development Manager

  • Katy Preidt

    Economic Development Manager

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Sites and Buildings

Identifying and improving properties for industrial users is our specialty. We have several programs in place to help us do so, including the successful Duke Energy Site Readiness Program and others. Contact us to find the perfect location for your business.

Economic Development Incentives

Ohio

In Ohio, the Economic Development Incentive Rider (Rider DIR) will allow up to 30% reduction (dependent on qualifying factors) for up to five-years on the Duke Energy electric bill (excluding facility charges, applicable taxes and generation charges) for any new or additional load associated with an economic development project. Must add minimum of 25 full-time employees, $1,000,000 in capital investment and meet a minimum of 1,000 kW at one delivery point.

Incentive rider

Kentucky

In Kentucky, the Economic Development Incentive Rider (Rider DIR) will allow up to 50% reduction for 12 months on the Duke Energy electric bill (excluding riders) for any new or additional load associated with an economic development project. Must add minimum of 25 full-time employees per 1,000 kW, $1,000,000 in capital investment per 1,000 kW and meet a minimum of 1,000 kW at one delivery point.

Incentive rider

More resources

To learn more about doing business in the state of Ohio or Kentucky, please visit the following websites.

Ohio Economic Development

Kentucky Economic Development