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2016 News Releases


December 7

New York Power Authority Finance Committee to Meet December 14

December 7

Economic Development Power Allocation Board to Meet December 12

December 7

New York Power Authority Audit Committee and Board of Trustees to Meet December 15

December 5

Energize Your Holiday at the Niagara Power Vista

December 5

New York Power Authority Fishing Piers Close for the Season Dec. 8

November 28

Holiday Pajama Party This Friday at NYPA Visitor Center

November 28

Take a Snap with Santa and Enjoy Festival of Trees at NYPA Visitor Center

November 22

N.Y. Power Authority Announces Completion of Energy-Saving Lighting Projects in Buffalo

November 22

Fall Seasonal Removal of Flashboards at Crescent and Vischer Ferry Dams Begins Nov. 28

November 21

News Conference and Photo Opportunity - Buffalo Celebrates Energy Saving Projects

November 10

Utilities Thank Veterans Year-round by Helping Them Find Jobs in the Industry

November 10

N.Y. Power Authority Announces Energy Efficiency Lighting Upgrades at State Museum in Albany

November 9

Media Advisory & Photo Opportunity: November 10 at 10 a.m.—News Conference for Lighting Improvements at New York State Museum

November 8

WNY Proceeds Allocation Board to Meet November 14

November 7

NYPA Trustees Approve $475 Million Bond Issue

November 3

New York Power Authority Finance Committee and Board of Trustees to Meet November 7

October 28

Governor Cuomo Announces $1 Million Grand Prize Winner 43North – the $5 Million Startup Competition (Governor's news release)

October 27

N.Y. Power Authority Research Leads to Increased Power Line Transfer Capability

October 26

N.Y. Power Authority to Study Cloud-Based Monitoring of Utilities

October 25

N.Y. Power Authority Partners with Albany County on Comprehensive Energy Efficiency Improvements

October 21

New York Power Authority Finance Committee and Board of Trustees Meetings Cancelled

October 21

New York Power Authority Finance Committee and Board of Trustees to Meet October 25

October 20

Spooktacular Comes to NYPA Visitors Center

October 17

NYPA to Remove Docks and Buoys Starting Next Week

October 17

Governor Cuomo Announces 300 New Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Across New York (Governor's news release)

October 14

Governor Cuomo Announces $5 Million Clean Energy and Energy Efficiency Competition (Governor's news release)

October 13

Media Advisory & Photo Opportunity: Rochester Celebrates Energy-Saving Projects Installed Under Five Cities Energy Master Plan

October 12

Halloween Comes Early at NYPA's Blenheim-Gilboa Visitors Center, Oct. 22-23

October 12

NYPA Visitors Center Hosts Fall Hike on October 15th

October 12

N.Y. Power Authority Plans First Career Fair for Veterans Oct. 21 in White Plains

October 12

“Halloween Spooktacular” Coming to Niagara Power Vista

October 7

Governor Cuomo Announces General Mills Will Invest $25 Million to Expand Cereal Production and Retain 417 Jobs In Buffalo (Governor's press release)

October 6

N.Y. Power Authority Restores Elevator Service at Popular Niagara Fishing Pier (photos and captions included)

October 6

Niagara Economic Fund Awards Loan to Lockport Firm

October 6

NYPA and GE Power Sign Enterprise-Wide Software Agreement to Provide Cleaner and More Reliable Power, Improve Energy Infrastructure Operations (GE News Release)

October 5

Statement by NYPA President and CEO Gil Quiniones About Multiple Intervenors Annual Meeting

October 5

NYPA Innovators Summit Recognizes State’s Energy Leaders

October 5

Governor Cuomo Announces Ci Filing Systems will Create 80 New Jobs in Erie County (Governor's news release)

October 3

Media Advisory & Photo Opportunity - October 5 at 9:00 a.m. - 2016 Innovators Summit

September 30

N.Y. Power Authority Trustees Approve Hydropower Allocation for WNY Firm That Will Create 48 Jobs

September 28

NYPA Announces $15 Million in Funding Approved for Western New York Workforce Training Center

September 27

N.Y. Power Authority Trustees Ratify Contract With Utility Workers Union

September 26

N.Y. Power Authority Announces New Recreation Facilities at Island View Park in Waddington

September 21

New York Power Authority Finance Committee and Board of Trustees to Meet September 27

September 20

NYPA to Hold Emergency Drill Wednesday at Niagara Power Project

September 20

N.Y. Power Authority Collaborates on Study to Protect Transmission Systems from Hurricane Damage

September 16

NYPA Announces Seasonal Closing of Hinckley Reservoir Boat-Launching Ramp

September 15

Celebrate the 31st Annual Wildlife Festival at NYPA’s Niagara Power Vista

September 15

N Y. Power Authority Announces Installation of 100th Public Electric Vehicle Charging Station

September 14

NYPA to Host Annual Wildlife Festival and Energy Expo on Sept. 24

September 8

NYPA Announces 21 Energy-Saving Projects in Five Cities

September 8

NYPA Sponsors Dam 4-Miler Race to Benefit Massena Hospital

August 30

NYSERDA and NYPA Announce More than 50 Colleges and Universities Across the State Make Clean Energy Commitment to Campus and Community

August 18

N.Y. Power Authority Partners with Fairport to Create State's Largest Municipal Utility Electric Vehicle Fleet

August 15

Governor Cuomo Announces Completion of $9.2 Million Energy Efficiency Project at Purchase College (Governor's news release)

August 11

MTA, NYPA Work to Cut Electric Use to Ease Demand on Grid During Hot Weather

August 9

N.Y. Power Authority Funds Energy-Saving Light Replacements in Yonkers

August 2

NYPA Partners with Niagara Educators for Science Camp for Underserved Students

July 27

Media Advisory & Photo Opportunity: Free Science Camp at NYPA Power Vista for Underserved Students

July 27

N.Y. Power Authority Trustees Approve New Proceeds Awards and Hydropower Allocation for WNY Firms

July 27

N.Y. Power Authority Trustees Approve New ReCharge NY Power Allocations to 11 Enterprises Across the State

July 26

N.Y. Power Authority Trustees Approve Low-Cost Hydropower for Northern NY Firm

July 25

MTA, NYPA Work to Cut Electric Use to Ease Demand on Grid During Hot Weather

July 22

New York Power Authority Board of Trustees to Meet July 26

July 22

New York Power Authority Governance and Audit Committees to Meet July 26

July 21

Economic Development Power Allocation Board to Meet July 25

July 14

Summer Spectacular Coming to NYPA’s Hawkins Point Visitor Center

July 13

How Erosion Plays Role in Hydropower Part of Next Sensational Science Saturday

July 7

Western N.Y. Farm Builds New Greenhouses with N.Y. Power Authority Support (photo included)

July 7

MTA, NYPA Work to Cut Electric Use to Ease Demand on Grid During Hot Weather

June 27

N.Y. Power Authority Receives State Approvals to Move Forward with Verizon Cell Tower Agreement

June 14

NYPA Completes Electric Grid Project to Improve Reliability and Bring More Renewable Energy Downstate

June 10

NYPA Reopens Hinckley Reservoir Boat Launch

June 10

N.Y. Power Authority Relocates Old Stone Chimney for Better Viewing

June 9

Governor Cuomo Announces Launch of New Solar Parks Initiative (Governor's news release)

June 9

N.Y. Power Authority Re-Opens Niagara Power Vista with Cutting-Edge Interactive Games and Exhibits

June 7

New York Power Authority Announces Completed $20 Million Renovation at Aerospace Firm in Suffolk County

June 3

NYPA to Temporarily Close Hinckley Dam Boat Launch Today

June 2

N.Y. Power Authority’s Revamped Power Vista Lets Visitors Operate a Power Plant (Sort Of)

May 31

St. Lawrence County Supermarket Receives Loans from North Country Funds

May 27

NYPA Hawkins Point Visitor Center Starts Summer Hours

May 26

NYPA’s Refurbished Niagara Visitor Center Lets Visitors Have a Power Trip

May 25

NYPA, State Utilities Establish Mutual Aid Procedures for Emergencies

May 20

New York Power Authority Trustees to Meet May 24

May 20

New York Power Authority Governance Committee and Board of Trustees to Meet May 24

May 19

N.Y. Power Authority’s Refurbished Power Vista Lets Visitors Build Their Own Power Dam

May 18

N. Y. Power Authority Modifies Bronx Power Plants for “Black-Start” Capability

May 17

Economic Development Power Allocation Board to Meet May 23

May 13

N.Y. Power Authority Opens Hinckley Boat Launch Following Buoy Installation

May 12

N.Y. Power Authority’s Revamped Niagara Visitors Center to Open June 9

May 11

N.Y. Power Authority Partners with SUNY on Energy Efficiency Projects

May 9

NYPA Partners with SUNY New Paltz on Solar Generation and Battery Storage Project

May 5

NYPA, OGS Complete Energy Efficiency Projects at Empire State Plaza and Harriman Campus

May 3

NYPA Senior V.P. Jill Anderson Wins State Public Administration Award

May 3

Spring Flashboards to be Installed at Crescent and Vischer Ferry Dams Beginning May 9

April 28

NYPA to Release Water at Long Sault Dam Starting Friday

April 27

North Country Economic Development Fund Awards Loans to Two Northern New York Firms

April 22

Mayor Spano & Yonkers Parking Authority Unveil New Electric Vehicle Charging Stations at Buena Vista Garage in Yonkers' Waterfront District (News from Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano)

April 22

On Earth Day, Chancellor Farina Announces Solar Installations at 101 School Buildings, Part of the Solar Schools Initiative (NYC Dept. of Education Release)

April 22

NYPA to Start Installing St. Lawrence Docks and Buoys Next Week

April 15

Every Day is Earth Day at the Niagara Power Vista

April 7

Niagara Economic Development Fund Awards Loan to North Tonawanda Chocolate Firm

April 6

N.Y. Power Authority Cuts Electric Costs by Nearly $5.6M for New York City, Westchester Customers

April 4

Next Meeting and Agenda Announced by Buffalo and Erie County Greenway Fund Standing Committee

March 30

NYPA Reopens Blenheim-Gilboa Reservoirs for Recreational Boating

March 30

N.Y. Power Authority Trustees Approve Power Proceeds Funding for Three Buffalo Firms

March 29

Governor Cuomo Announces 30 Organizations to Receive Low-Cost Power That Will Lead to 230 New Jobs (Governor's news release)

March 29

Buffalo & Erie County Greenway Standing Committee Announces Awards

March 28

North Country Economic Development Fund Awards Loan to St. Lawrence Zinc Company

March 24

Economic Development Power Allocation Board to Meet March 28

March 24

New York Power Authority Governance and Audit Committees to Meet March 29

March 24

New York Power Authority Trustees to Meet March 29

March 23

New York Power Authority Fishing Piers to Open for the Season

March 22

Governor Cuomo Announces $42 Million Project to Remove Two-Mile Stretch of Robert Moses Parkway and Enhance Access to Niagara (Governor's news release)

March 16

N.Y. Power Authority Wins Award for Assessing Social Cost of Carbon Emissions

March 4

Governor Cuomo Launches Year Three of 43North the $5 Million Startup Competition (Governor's news release)

February 25

N.Y. Power Authority Wins Two Awards for Research on Power Line Failures, Worker Safety

February 18

Buffalo and Erie County Greenway Standing Committee to Meet March 1 for Presentations of Submitted Project Applications

February 18

New York Power Authority Begins Energy Saving Light Upgrades at State Museum to Cut Costs and Protect Environment

February 8

Governor Cuomo Announces Milestone in Major Redevelopment Project on Buffalo's East Side (Governor's press release)

February 8

Winter Break Programs Set for NYPA Blenheim-Gilboa Visitors Center

February 4

N.Y. Power Authority Unveils Economic Development Study Expected to Create Nearly 1900 Jobs and Millions in Economic Activity for St. Lawrence County

February 2

ReCharge NY Power Helps Schoharie County Wood Firm Expand, Supporting More Than 70 Jobs

January 29

Nicandri Named Vice Chair of NYPA Board of Trustees

January 28

Governor Cuomo Announces ReCharge NY Program Supports More Than 400,000 Jobs With Low Cost Power (Governor's news release)

January 27

New York Power Authority Unveils New York's First High Speed Electric Vehicle Charging Stations (photo & caption included)

January 26

Media Advisory & Photo Opportunity - Feb. 2 at 11:30 a.m. Tour Expansion at Mill Services

January 21

New York Power Authority Trustees to Meet January 26

January 21

NYPA Participates in Energy Day and Outdoor Expo This Weekend

January 20

New Communications Tower Goes Up at NYPA's Blenheim-Gilboa Power Project (photos & caption included)

January 19

Governor Cuomo Announces First Solar Schools Project at the New York Institute for Special Education in the Bronx (Governor's news release)

January 7

Next Meeting and Agenda Announced by Buffalo & Erie County Greenway's Standing Committee