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Press Availability and Photo Opportunity: New York Power Authority and Economic Development Officials to Introduce Get Listed! Wind Power Business Event, April 12: More than 115 Representatives from Business and Economic Development Organizations Expected to Get Listed!

April 9, 2010

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

New York Power Authority (NYPA) Chairman Michael Townsend, a Rochester attorney, and NYPA President and Chief Executive Officer Richard M. Kessel will be joined by economic development officials, Mark S. Peterson, president and chief executive officer, Greater Rochester Enterprise and Robert McNary, regional director, Empire State Development Corporation, to introduce Get Listed!, the business to business event to help establish partnerships between New York companies and wind power developers.

What:
Press Availability – Get Listed!
Date:
Monday, April 12, 2010
Time:
12:30 pm
Place:

Monroe Community College - Building 3 
R. Thomas Flynn Campus Center
Room: Monroe A & B
1000 East Henrietta Road
Rochester, NY 14623 
**Please park in lot M or M1 at no charge.

Contact:

Connie M. Cullen
914-390-8196 (On Apr. 9-11 and after Apr. 12)
connie.cullen@nypa.gov  (Best way to reach me on Apr. 12)

 

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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