Why Utilities Are Such Great Economic Development Partners

26 Oct 2022


Anyone whose eye is on international news today can easily see how all aspects of a community are impacted when energy is scarce, unreliable, or unaffordable. Yet even under optimal conditions and ideal circumstances, successful economic development organizations fully understand why utility companies are invaluable working partners.

Utility companies are crucial to everyone’s success because they have a closer everyday relationship, and a greater impact, on quality of life and prosperity than any other industry. Since their success depends on selling more energy, they also have plenty of incentive to retain and attract new manufacturers as well as other large-scale power customers.

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