It seems as the latest trend in economic development is courting data centers. WIth the newer emphasis on cloud computing the need for data center sites is growing. Here is a website for more information:
http://blog.gsmiweb.com/2010/11/top-10-criteria-for-data-center-location/ — This article lists Ohio as a state with for prime data center location. The electricity component should be especially interesting for Ohio municipal electric systems.