Power Authority Sponsors Energy Reduction Meetings at Senior Citizen
September 17, 2007
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MARCY–The New York Power Authority (NYPA) is set to
sponsor informational meetings on energy reduction and savings at
various senior centers throughout Oneida County. Foam outlets,
switch gasket insulators, compact fluorescent light bulbs and
booklets on saving energy at home will be given to all Senior
citizens in attendance.
The first few dates of the program have already
been established: September 19 at 10 a.m. at the Parkway Senior
Center in Utica, September 25 at 1 p.m. at the Senior Day Center of
East Utica, September 26 at 11 a.m. at North Utica Senior Center and
October 3 at 11 a.m. at the New Hartford Dining and Activity Center.
NYPA has spent over 6.3 million dollars on energy
efficient projects in over 27 different county and government
buildings in the Oneida County area so far in 2007.
■ 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.
Mr. Kelley's remarks
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