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Alcoa Massena East Plant - Modernization Moves Forward

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Michael Saltzman
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March 30, 2013

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Lieutenant Governor Robert J. Duffy visited the Alcoa Massena East Plant on March 30 to announce that Alcoa is prepared to move forward with the next phase of modernizing its Massena operations, as called for under a hydropower supply contract with the New York Power Authority (NYPA).  Standing behind the Lieutenant Governor, from left, are Assemblywoman Addie Russell; Judge Eugene L. Nicandri, a NYPA trustee and resident of Massena; and Bob Lenney, Massena East plant manager. 

 

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Judge Eugene L. Nicandri, Power Authority trustee and Massena resident, at a March 30 event at Alcoa’s Massena East plant, noted that a long-term hydropower contract with Alcoa will underpin major capital investments by the company to modernize its Massena operations.  Lieutenant Governor Robert J. Duffy, behind Nicandri, announced that Alcoa is prepared to move to the next phase of the modernization.  Also looking on are Assemblywoman Addie Russell and Bob Lenney, Massena East plant manager.

 

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Assemblywoman Addie Russell joined Lieutenant Governor Robert J. Duffy at Alcoa’s Massena East Plant on March 30 for an announcement of the aluminum company readiness to proceed with the next phase of the modernization of its Massena operations.  Also speaking at the event, from left, were Judge Eugene L. Nicandri, Power Authority trustee, center, and Bob Lenney, Massena East plant manager.

Photo Credit: NYPA

 

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, www.nypa.gov

 



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