NYPA Logo

NEWS

Note to EditorsCorrection of Address

Media Advisory and Photo Opportunity: New York Power Authority Set To Install Solar Electric System At Deer Park Firehouse

October 28, 2010

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

New York Power Authority (NYPA) President and Chief Executive Officer Richard M. Kessel will be joined by Mayor Frederick May of the Village of Fairport at the Fairport Electric District building to activate a hybrid-electric bucket truck. The truck will join six other vehicles to create the largest municipal utility hybrid electric vehicle fleet in New York State. 

Joining them at the event will be Robert Barker, the director of the Genesee Region Clean Communities program, a U. S. Department of Energy sponsored program, designed to encourage the use of alternative fuel vehicles. 

What:
News Conference
Date:
Friday, October 29
Time:
11:15 a.m.
Place:

Deer Park Fire District Training Facility
973 Nicholls Road (at corner of Nicholls and Commack Rd),
Deer Park, NY, 11729

Contact:

Paul DeMichele, Information Specialist, NYPA
914-390-8186
Paul.Demichele@nypa.gov

Jack Pratt, Chief of Staff, Congressmen Steve Israel’s Office
631-951-2210
Jack.pratt@mail.house.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.

Return to Media Center