State Resources

1. Official Alabama

    -Resources include available land/buildings, tax incentives, and a directory of economic developers.

2. Alabama Department of Commerce–

 – Resources include general economic development information of Alabama, international trade information, small business advocacy center, and film office.

3. Alabama Department of Economic & Community Affairs (ADECA)–

    – The Office of the Director is comprised of the ADECA Director, the Administrative Division, and the Appalachian Regional Commission. 

4. Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM)–

    – To protect and improve the quality of Alabama’s environment and the health of citizens.

5. Alabama Department of Labor (ADOL)–

    – Your guide to local Department fo Labor programs and services.  

6. Alabama Department of Revenue (ADOR)–

    – The government agency administers the revenue laws to fund the governmental services for the citizens of Alabama. 

7. Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT)–

    – The government agency responsible for transportation information in Alabama.

8. Alabama Industrial Development Training (AIDT)–

    – To provide quality workforce development for Alabama’s new and existing businesses, and to expand the opportunities of its citizens. 

9. Economic Development Partnership of Alabama (EDPA)– 

    – Resources include general economic development and statewide information for Alabama, including available land and buildings.

10. Southern Economic Development Council, Inc. (SEDC)–

    – Resources include regional economic development information for the Southeast.


1. Alabama Municipal Electric Authority (AMEA)

    – Member cities include Alexander City, Dothan, Fairhope, Foley, LaFayette, Lanett, Luverne, Opelika, Piedmont, Sylacauga, and Tuskegee.

2. Alabama Power

    – Serves 1.3 million customers in the lower two-thirds of Alabama.

3. AT&

    – Provider of broadband data and e-commerce solutions for business customers.

4.Central Alabama Electric

    – A not for profit, member-owned electric distribution utility serving more than 40,000 meters in a 10-county area of central Alabama just north of Montgomery.

5. Covington Electric

    – Serves customers in rural communities in South Alabama.

6. CSX Transportation,

    – Major eastern railroad providing rail transportation and distribution services in 23 states, including Alabama. 

7. Norfolk Southern

    – Major railroad providing rail transportation in 22 eastern states, the District of Columbia and Ontario Canada. 

8. PowerSouth Energy

    -Generation and transmission cooperative providing the wholesale power needs of 20 distribution members.

9.  Spire Inc. –

     –Gas company serving 1.7 million customers in Missouri, Alabama, and Mississippi, providing natural gas to powers their homes and businesses. 

10. Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)

      – Serving approximately 8.3 million customers in seven southeastern states.