NYPA’S 2004 Annual Report
Highlights Energy-Efficiency Projects, New Technologies and Is Available
April 28, 2005
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WHITE PLAINS—The New York Power Authority’s 2004
Annual Report, now available online at
www.nypa.gov, focuses on the Authority’s key role in achieving vital
objectives set by Gov. George E. Pataki for increased energy efficiency
and greater use of renewable energy, clean new technologies and electric
The report highlights NYPA’s energy partnerships
with public schools, the New York Police Department and municipal and
rural cooperative electric systems and shows how the Authority is
helping them and scores of other state and local governmental entities
to save energy and tax dollars and improve the environment.
The Power Authority has completed energy-efficiency
improvements at more than 2,200 public facilities statewide, saving
taxpayers more than $90 million in annual energy costs and avoiding more
than 660,000 tons of greenhouse-gas emissions a year. NYPA is also a
national leader in demonstrating practical uses of renewable energy
sources such as fuel cells and solar power and of emission-free
Other topics covered in the report include the
contribution of the economical electricity supplied by the Power
Authority in securing 400,000 private-sector jobs across New York State.
NYPA’s efforts to strengthen the reliability of the power supply through
new construction and technological improvements are also featured.
The Power Authority is the nation’s largest
state-owned power organization and one of New York’s leading electricity
To hold down costs, NYPA will distribute its annual
report primarily via the Internet.