Exhibit A-1




Expansion Power


Company:                                  Delaco Kasle Steel


Location:                                   Buffalo


County:                                     Erie


IOU:                                          NIMO


Business Activity:                    Manufacturer of steel blanks for stamping plant for various auto body parts


Project Description:                  The project will included the purchase of land and the building of a 150,000 sq. ft. facility to process steel blanks used to produce various auto body parts.  The project will included the installation of equipment, including three 500 ton presses, three cranes and air compressors.  The new facility will have three bays used for storage, production and ready to ship products.


Prior Application:                     No


Existing Allocations:                None


Power Request:                        750 kW


Power Recommended:             750 kW


Job Commitment:     

               Existing                       3  jobs

               New                             54 jobs


New Jobs/Power Ratio:            72 Jobs/mW

New Jobs -

Avg. Wage and Benefits          $49,000


Capital Investment:                  $14,100,000


Capital Investment                   $ 18,800,000 Dollars/MW

Per MW


Summary:                                  Dealco Steel is a Michigan based steel processing company that will start operations in Buffalo. They cut steel coils into shaped pieces before it is stamped into a part.  A hydro allocation is very important to them and will help them lower their operating costs.