Dayton Power & Light has been proudly serving West Central Ohio since 1911. We've grown over the years just as the region has grown. As the local electric company, we share a common goal with the communities we serve - the promotion of a strong economy with quality jobs. Working together, we all create a shared success.

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Economic Development Investments

In partnership with our communities and local and regional economic development organizations, DP&L will invest in programs and opportunities to promote economic development. Goals for these investments include:

  • Market West Central Ohio to attract new investment in the region
  • Retain existing businesses by enabling them to remain competitive in this location
  • Create jobs and a job-ready workforce

Making an Impact

Take a look at the projects DP&L has supported through economic development grants to attract, expand and retain businesses and jobs in West Central Ohio.

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Click a marker on the map above to learn more about the project.


Development Partners

Dayton Development Coalition logoThe Dayton Development Coalition (DDC) is the region's economic development arm, comprised of a partnership among 14 counties surrounding the city of Dayton, Ohio. It's mission is to retain, expand, and recruit jobs in the Dayton region.

DP&L works very closely with the DDC and other local, regional, and national economic development organizations including:


Economic Development Grants

  • Infrastructure Grants

    DP&L’s infrastructure grants help businesses offset the capital costs of upgrading utility infrastructure to meet growing business demands.

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  • Regional Economic Development Grants

    Regional Economic Development Grants support economic development efforts in West Central Ohio.

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  • Site Certification

    DP&L's site certification helps communities identify and develop project-ready sites to attract new business development.

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