|New York Power Authority Governance and Finance Committees to Meet December 17|
|December 12, 2013|
|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE|
WHITE PLAINS—The New York Power Authority (NYPA) Governance and Finance Committees will hold meetings on Tuesday, Dec. 17, at NYPA’s White Plains administrative office building at 123 Main St., in the 16th floor boardroom. The Governance Committee will meet at 9:30 a.m. followed by the Finance Committee. Consistent with Section 104(4) of the Open Meetings Law, the public has the right to attend the meetings. The meetings can also be viewed by visiting the Power Authority’s website at www.nypa.gov and clicking on “Meetings and Webcasts,” near the center of the page, and then another link entitled “Watch Live.” Contact person for non-media inquiries is Karen Delince at (914) 390-8085. Media inquiries should be directed to Michael Saltzman at (914) 390-8181. About NYPA: The New York Power Authority uses no tax money or state credit. It finances its operations through the sale of bonds and revenues earned in large part through sales of electricity. ■ NYPA has been designated as the lead entity via Executive Order 88 by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo to form a central management and implementation plan to carry out his Build Smart NY plan to reduce energy use by state facilities by 20 percent by 2020. ■ NYPA is the nation's largest state public power organization, through the operation of its 16 generating facilities in various parts of New York State, participation in a unique public/private partnership to contract for power from a clean generating plant in Queens, and its operation of more than 1,400 circuit-miles of transmission lines. ■ More than 70 percent of the electricity NYPA produces is clean renewable hydropower. Its lower-cost power production and electricity purchases support hundreds of thousands of jobs throughout the state.■ For more information visit www.nypa.gov and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Wordpress and @NYPAenergy on Twitter.
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