NYPA Approves 13 New Power for Jobs Allocations; Lower-Cost Electricity to Help Create Over 270 New Jobs - Audio
March 20, 2003
The New York Power Authority Trustees Thursday approved new allocations under the latest phase of Governor George E. Pataki’s Power for Jobs program, with 13 businesses and not-for-profit organizations promising to create 272 new jobs in return for the discount-priced electricity.
The latest allocations stemmed from legislation last year setting aside additional amounts of economical power for reallocations to existing Power for Jobs customers and new allocations to other qualified recipients.
The Governor’s program has helped to protect or create more than 300,000 jobs across the state since it was first launched in late 1997.
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Audio Excerpts from NYPA Chairman Louis P. Ciminelli
In addition to the 13 new customers, the NYPA board approved reallocations for 10 businesses and nonprofits whose Power for Jobs allocations were expiring
For more information, see March 20 News Release, or call…914-390-8181.