North Carolina is a growing engine of the domestic EV industry. From workforce training to consulting services, powerful resources exist to support continued growth of this important industry.
Our deep experience and trusted relationships can help you find the right community and site for your growth needs.
Every public power community in NC is unique, but they all share common traits: a track record of reliable energy and the flexibility to adapt to changing community and local business needs. In fact, NC's costs beat other major auto manufacturing centers like Detroit, Chicago, and Atlanta.

Did You Know?

N.C.'s Industrial Electric Rate is 10% BELOW the national average

North Carolina has the lowest corporate income tax in the United States

N.C. boasts an education network of universities and community colleges in N.C. supports customized training for your company

North Carolina has more than 460,000 total manufacturing workers, largest in the Southeastern U.S.

A system of Tier 1 research universities graduating thousands of tomorrow's industry leaders supports N.C. as a higher education leader

The largest supply of lithium, a critical EV battery component in North American is found in North Carolina

Smart Sites® and Shell Buildings

Critical production demands can’t always wait on a lengthy construction project. We created the Smart Sites® program to offer more shovel-ready property for economic development growth in our member communities. The valuable due diligence included in our program assists site selectors in making informed, intelligent choices. In short, the Smart Sites® program simplifies the process for consultants and companies and minimizes risk to them.

Looking for a move-in ready manufacturing space? Many of our member communities have shell industrial buildings that may suit your needs. Below are just a few of our many available Smart Sites® and Shell Buildings.

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Connect with us for additional information on these and other available properties.

Additional Key Industries within Public Power Communities

The plastics and composites industry remains one of the strongest components of North Carolina’s diverse manufacturing sector.

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Food processing in North Carolina is strong and growing, thanks to a ready workforce and a healthy business development landscape.

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Raleigh Office

1427 Meadow Wood Blvd
Raleigh, NC 27604

Huntersville Office

11316 Sam Furr Rd
Huntersville, NC 28078

Lexington Office

28 W. Center Street
Lexington, NC 27292