Appalachian Electric Cooperative is dedicated to the growth and development of our entire service area and works diligently with all of the economic growth and development agencies within that area. If you are a current business member, looking to locate a business, or have needs concerning economic development, please contact our Member Services Department at ext.1175 for information.

Growth Partners

Jefferson County Government

Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce

Jefferson County Economic Development

Grainger County Government

Grainger County Chamber of Commerce

Hamblen County Government

Hamblen County Chamber of Commerce

Sevier County Government

Sevierville Chamber of Commerce

Sevier County Economic Development Council

 Tennessee Valley Authority

State of Tennessee – Department of Economic & Community Development

East Tennessee Economic Development Agency (ETEDA)

East Tennessee Development District (ETDD)

Northeast Tennessee Valley Regional Industrial Development Association

USDA Rural Development