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Media Advisory and Photo Opportunity: New York Power Authority CEO Kessel to Announce Measure for Lowering Electricity Costs of Significant Central New York Employer

April 15, 2010

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

New York Power Authority (NYPA) President and Chief Executive Officer Richard M. Kessel will be joined by Central New York officials Friday at Owl Wire & Cable’s Rome facility to announce a financial award to lower the electricity costs of the copper wire manufacturer.  The measure, part of NYPA’s statewide economic development efforts, will protect jobs and support Owl Wire’s continued presence in the Mohawk Valley region.

What:
News Conference at Owl Wire & Cable
Date:
Friday, April 16
Time:
2 p.m.
Place:

220 South Madison St.
Rome, N.Y.

Contact:

 Christine Pritchard
(518) 433-6839
Christine.Pritchard@nypa.gov

 

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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