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Power Authority Honors Frankfort Resident

Contact:
Ann Cianfrocco
(315) 792-8335
ann.cianfrocco@nypa.gov

May 17, 2007

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

MARCY—Victor Costanza of Frankfort, a systems analyst at the New York Power Authority’s (NYPA) Frederick R. Clark Energy Center, has been named Employee of the First Quarter for 2007.

Costanza, who joined the Power Authority’s Transmission Business Unit in 2002, was recognized for demonstrating an ongoing commitment to excellence. His dedication was displayed recently when he responded aggressively to a computer system failure at NYPA’s Energy Control Center even though he was off-duty at the time.

“Victor’s knowledge, positive attitude and personal drive make him one of our most valued employees,” said Steven J. DeCarlo, the Power Authority’s senior vice president transmission. “He is a pleasure to work with.”

The Clark Energy Center includes the Energy Control Center, which coordinates the Power Authority’s statewide generation and transmission operations, as well as the Authority’s transmission maintenance and training facilities.

  About NYPA:

 ■    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 a leader in promoting energy-efficiency, new energy technologies and electric transportation initiatives.  ■    It is the nation’s largest state-owned electric utility, with 18 generating facilities in various parts of the state and more than 1,400 circuit-miles of transmission lines.

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