Economic Development Power Allocation Board to Meet March 24
March 20, 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The New York State Economic Development Power Allocation Board will hold a meeting on Monday, March 24, at 10 a.m.
Consistent with Section 104(4) of the Open Meetings Law, the public has the right to attend the meeting at any of the videoconference locations shown below:
New York Power Authority, 123 Main Street, 16th Floor, Executive Conference Room, White Plains, N.Y.
New York Power Authority, 30 South Pearl Street, 10th Floor, Albany, N.Y.
Empire State Development Corporation, 95 Perry Street, Suite 500, Buffalo, N.Y.
Contact person for non-media inquiries: Karen Delince (914) 390-8085.
The meeting can also be viewed via the Internet by visiting the Power Authority’s Web site at www.nypa.gov and clicking on “Meetings and Webcasts,” near the center of the page, and then another link entitled “Watch Live.”
All media inquiries regarding the meeting should be directed Michael Saltzman
■ The New York Power Authority has been designated as the lead entity via Executive Order 88 by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo to form a central management and implementation plan to carry out his Build Smart NY plan to reduce energy use by state facilities by 20 percent by 2020. ■ NYPA 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 the nation's largest state public power organization, through the operation of its 16 generating facilities in various parts of New York State, participation in a unique public/private partnership to contract for power from a clean generating plant in Queens, and its operation of more than 1,400 circuit-miles of transmission lines. ■ More than 70 percent of the electricity NYPA 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 visit www.nypa.gov and follow us on Twitter @NYPAenergy, Facebook, Instagram, Wordpress, and LinkedIn.