Thursday, September 4, 2014
Three I-10 utilities singled out
Three utilities that serve the I-10 aerospace region were chosen by Site Selection magazine as being among the top 10 economic development teams. Alabama Power of Birmingham, Ala., Entergy of New Orleans, and Gulf Power of Pensacola, Fla., were singled out for, among other things, job creation, innovative programs and business incentives. Alabama Power serves 1.4 million customers across the southern two-thirds of Alabama. It helped create 1,810 new jobs in 2013. Entergy was singled out for 9,221 new jobs and more than $20.7 billion in corporate facility investment for 2013. Gulf Power serves 10 counties across Northwest Florida and helped companies create 3,436 jobs last year with total facility investments of $386 million. (Source: GCAC, 09/04/14) Magazine story.