Media Advisory and Photo Opportunity: Suffolk County Community College and New York Power Authority
to Announce Multi-Million Dollar Energy Conservation Program

March 23, 2010


New York Power Authority President and Chief Executive Officer Richard M. Kessel and Suffolk County Community College President Dr. Shaun L. McKay will announce a partnership to undertake a comprehensive energy conservation efforts across the college campuses that will save energy, cut the college’s energy costs by hundreds of thousands of dollars, support the college’s sustainability efforts and help protect the environment.

The announcement will take place at SCCC’s Workforce Development and Technology Center, which showcases state-of-the-art laboratories, classrooms and office space dedicated for use with the Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC/R) associate’s degree program. Welding, machining and a variety of renewable energy programs also are offered in the center, including solar, geothermal and weatherization training.



News Conference Announcing SCCC’s Energy Conservation Program
Wednesday, March 24
10:30 a.m.
Workforce Development and Technology Center Crooked Hill Road
Suffolk County Community College, Brentwood
Christine Pritchard,


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-owned electric utility, with 17 generating facilities in various parts of New York State and more than 1,400 circuit-miles of transmission lines. ■ About 75 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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