Economic & Community Development

Grow existing industries and recruit new business. ECG partners with the Georgia Department of Economic Development  and Georgia Allies Corporation to facilitate:

  • Industrial, commercial and retail recruitment
  • Project management and site location
  • Customized research, GIS Mapping, and marketing

Visit, to search for available properties and meet our team. Our team’s Professional Services provide confidential site selection and community development strategies that maximize your return on investment.  If you are an ECG Community, you can log in to the Community Portal to view the latest economic development activity in your community. To see a list of projects that ECG helped to bring to Georgia click here

If you have trouble logging into the portal or would like more information about this service, please contact Michelle Holbrook.

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Daryl Ingram

Senior Vice President & Chief External Officer

Daryl Ingram

Upcoming Events

December 2023

ECG Annual Meeting


The ECG Annual Meeting is designed to allow ECG Members, Utility Professionals, City Officials, Industry Experts, and Partners to network, get updates on industry-related topics, and discuss individual community needs and solutions. The diverse professional… read more

December 2023

Apprentice Class 63B


ECG’s Powerline Workers Apprenticeship Program is a three-year certification designed to enhance utility employees’ knowledge and skills in this field. Powerline workers are responsible for building, improving, and maintaining the poles and wires that… read more

December 2023

Advanced Lineworker Program Module 4


ECG’s One-Year Advanced Lineworker Program is designed to build on the knowledge and skills lineworkers already possess. It is the next step in developing your Lineworker. The class will be from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm each day Four Modules MODULE… read more

January 2024

Groundman School 13


ECG’s Groundman Certificate Program offers the opportunity to attain the skills necessaryto become an Apprentice Lineworker. The program provides related technical instruction forconstructing, maintaining, and repairing the transmission and distribution… read more