Media Advisory and Photo opportunity: New york Power authority to announce Funding for Advanced Energy Research Technology center at stonybrook University


January 6, 2010


New York Power Authority President and Chief Executive Officer Richard M. Kessel will be joined by Robert B. Catell and Dr. Yacov Shamash of the Advanced Energy Research Technology Center (AERTC) and Samuel L. Stanley, Jr., MD, president of  Stony Brook University to announce significant financial investment and partnership in the Center’s research activities.

AERTC is operated by the Research Foundation of the State University of New York, a nonprofit educational corporation at Stony Brook University. AERTC was established to institute a broad-based interdisciplinary research program which integrates fundamental science, nanotechnology, and engineering to design the next generation of advanced energy systems. 


News Conference Announcing Financial Support for the Advanced Energy Research



Thursday, January 7, 2010



11:30 a.m.



Stony Brook University Research and Development Park
Lobby, Center for Excellence in Wireless & Information Technology (CEWIT) 1500 Stony Brook Road
Stony Brook, NY 11794-2200



Bert Cunningham (NYPA)


Lauren M. Sheprow (Stony Brook University)
DIRECTIONS: LIE (495) east to Exit 62 N/Nicolls Road (Route 97) about 8.5 miles to the South entrance of Stony Brook University. Turn left onto South Drive through two traffic lights to the end: turn right onto Stony Brook Road. 3 miles; entrance to Research & Development Park and the CEWIT building is marked with signage on the left.






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 is a leader in promoting energy efficiency, new energy technologies and electric transportation initiatives. ■ It is the nation's largest state public power organization, with 17 generating facilities in various parts of New York State and more than 1,400 circuit-miles of transmission lines. ■ More than 80 percent of the electricity it 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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